ADB SAFEGATE Awarded Contracts for The New Terminal One at JFK Airport

 ADB SAFEGATE has been awarded contracts that utilize the latest Airside 4.0 technology for The New Terminal One at New York JFK Airport, a new international terminal being built in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s $19 billion transformation of JFK Airport. The first phase of The New Terminal One, including the arrivals and departures halls and the first 14 gates, is scheduled to open in June 2026.

In partnership with Tishman Construction Corp., the builder of the terminal, ADB SAFEGATE will deliver the latest Airside 4.0 technology, which includes a comprehensive apron management and tower system. The systems combine 12 separate products and solutions, including apron management software, advanced visual docking guidance systems, ramps services management system (RSMS), intelligent lead-in and roadway guard lighting, and a virtual apron control room, offering one of the most integrated airport apron operations in the U.S.

This fully integrated system is being delivered under a very unique Master Systems Integrator (MSI) alliance approach, assuring all systems providers are in lockstep for a seamless operation. The New Terminal One, the consortium developing and operating the new terminal and systems, is led by Ferrovial, JLC Infrastructure, Ullico and Carlyle.

Nick Haines, VP Americas for ADB SAFEGATE, said, “Our scope of work involves a complete apron management system bringing a new level of intelligence and automation to provide the most efficient and safest ramp operation in America, and among the very best in the world.”

Simon Gandy, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for The New Terminal One, said, “Passenger experience and efficient operations are key priorities for our future operating business. They support our ambition to transform international travel to New York and the United States and to be ranked among the top airport terminals in the world. We are pleased to be working with ADB SAFEGATE to ensure our airside operations are safe and efficient and that through improved information sharing and decision making, our community of customer and stakeholders and ultimately our future travelers will benefit from this investment in technology.”

The integrated solutions that will be delivered to The New Terminal One are part of ADB SAFEGATE’s Airside 4.0 vision, which aims to provide innovative solutions to boost efficiency, safety, and sustainability in airports worldwide. With our apron management system, ADB SAFEGATE is driving forward our commitment to shaping the future of airside operations.

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The New Terminal One The New Terminal One (NTO) at John F. Kennedy International Airport  is a bold and exciting project to develop a world-class international terminal that will serve as an anchor terminal in the Port Authority’s $19 billion transformation of JFK into a global gateway to the New York metropolitan area and the United States. NTO will set a new standard for design and service, aspiring to obtain a Top 5 Skytrax ranking and be considered one of the finest airport terminals in the world. The $9 billion first phase is the largest single-asset project financing in US history. The New Terminal One is being built on sites now occupied by Terminal 1, the closed Terminal 2, and the former Terminal 3, where it will anchor JFK’s south side. Construction is taking place in phases. The first phase, including the new arrivals and departures halls and first set of 14 new gates, is expected to open in 2026. 

ADB SAFEGATE is a company that provides integrated solutions to airports, air-lines, and ANSPs.  We are proud to be leading the way with innovative and smart Airside 4.0 solutions that turn airports into smart airports, with the ultimate goal of enhancing the passenger experience. Solutions include airfield lighting, power and control systems, airport and tower software, docking automation, apron management, and aftermarket services.  With over 1,400 employees and over 2,700 airports in over 175 countries, from the busiest and largest to the fastest-growing airports, ADB SAFEGATE is dedicated to making air travel safe, efficient, and environmentally friendly.