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To accommodate its growing business, ADNOC has decided to invest in a new airport that will replace the island’s existing airport. The new airport and a residential area are part of a larger Das Island Development Plan to extend the existing island approximately 17 hectare by reclaiming and compacting 16 million m3 of sand. ADB SAFEGATE was engaged  to supply and install airfield ground lighting and air traffic services equipment for the new state-of-the-art Das Island Airport.

Das Island adds fully-integrated AGL

Das Island is situated 110 km off the coast of Abu Dhabi and is an important hub for the export of oil and gas. The owner of Das Island’s oil refining operations, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), is undergoing major expansion to keep pace with increasing regional and international demand.

To accommodate its growing business, ADNOC has decided to invest in a new airport that will replace the island’s existing airport. The new airport and a residential area are part of a larger Das Island Development Plan to extend the existing island approximately 17 hectare by reclaiming and compacting 16 million m3 of sand.

ADB SAFEGATE was engaged by contractor Al Naboodah to supply and install airfield ground lighting and air traffic services equipment for the new state-of-the-art Das Island Airport. ADB SAFEGATE will team up with several subcontractors for navaids, weather, transponder and communication systems. Seamless integration of the whole system is crucial for efficient operation and maintenance, and it will require delicate attention at every stage.

ADB SAFEGATE´s extensive experience and capabilities in integration will ensure delivery of a fully-integrated system. Project handover is scheduled for November 2013

ADB SAFEGATE is a leading provider of intelligent solutions that deliver superior airport performance from approach to departure. The company partners with airports and airlines to analyze their current setup and operations, identify bottlenecks, and jointly solve them using a consultative approach that enables airports to improve efficiency, enhance safety and environmental sustainability, and reduce operational costs. Our integrated 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 more than 900 employees in more than 20 countries and operates in more than 175 countries, serving more than 2,000 airports.

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