ADB SAFEGATE powers South Asia’s first LED runway at Colombo International Airport

Starting this month, Sri Lanka’s main international airport is set to undergo a massive infrastructure expansion, which includes the construction of a second international terminal that will increase annual passenger capacity to 15 million passengers. ADB SAFEGATE Partners with CATIC-ENG China to enable the airport’s move to improve operational efficiency with the use of energy-friendly solutions.

Bandaranaike International Airport, also known as the Colombo International Airport, is Sri Lanka’s main international airport handling nine million passengers annually. Starting this month, the airport is set to undergo a massive infrastructure expansion, which includes the construction of a second international terminal that will increase annual passenger capacity to 15 million passengers. The airport is also modernizing its existing 30-year-old runway.

ADB SAFEGATE is working with the airport to improve capacity and resolve operational issues in an energy-friendly manner. The runway overlay project includes supply, delivery and commissioning of the complete LED airfield ground lighting (AGL), airfield lighting control and monitoring system (ALCMS), airfield signs and power management solutions.

Read the full Press Release here.

ADB SAFEGATE is a leading provider of intelligent solutions that deliver superior airport performance from approach to departure. We partner with airports and airlines to analyze their current structures and operations, and jointly identify and solve bottlenecks. Our consultative approach enables airports to improve efficiency, enhance safety and environmental sustainability, as well as reduce operational costs. Our portfolio includes solutions and services that harmonize airport performance, tackling every aspect of traffic handling and guidance, from approach, runway and taxiway lighting, to tower-based traffic control systems and intelligent gate and docking automation. ADB SAFEGATE has 900+ employees in more than 20 countries and serves some 2,500+ airports in more than 175 countries.

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