The first phase of the contract for Tanzania Airports Authority has a value of more than €130m (£111m).
BAM International will be executing the project in a joint venture with UK sister company BAM Nuttall. Dutch sister company BAM Advies & Engineering is involved as one of the design partners.
Phase 1 of the comprises the construction of the main terminal building to cater for 3.5 million passengers a year, as well as parking, access roads and a taxiway. The second phase will then provide further capacity to accommodate six million passengers annually. The design of the roof is inspired on the traditional sailing boats that can be found at the Dar es Salaam coast.