Noida International Airport selects ADB SAFEGATE’s cutting edge Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System and Apron Management System


NOIDA. ADB SAFEGATE  is excited to announce its contract to supply the Advanced Visual Docking Guidance System (A-VDGS) and Apron Management System for Noida International Airport (NIA) in Uttar Pradesh, India. This greenfield airport project is being developed by Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL), a 100% subsidiary of Zurich Airport International AG.

ADB SAFEGATE will implement its latest and advanced Airside 4.0 technology, including the state-of-the-art FLEX A-VDGS with multicolor display and the latest and most comprehensive Apron Manager system. These technologies are designed to improve operational efficiency, safety, and sustainability at Noida International Airport.

Christoph Schnellmann, CEO at Noida International Airport, stated, “ We are excited to integrate ADB SAFEGATE’s cutting-edge A-VDGS and Apron Management System at Noida International Airport. These innovative solutions are crucial for achieving our operational goals and ensuring a seamless experience for our airline partners and passengers.

Bhartendu Mohan, Country Director for India at ADB SAFEGATE, commented, “Winning this contract demonstrates our commitment to providing top-tier technology and solutions to airports worldwide. The FLEX A-VDGS and Apron Manager will significantly enhance the operational efficiency and safety at Noida International Airport. In addition, it shall give them a flexibility to expand their Apron management systems with their growth and development of next phases of airport expansion. We are honored to be part of this landmark project.

The project includes the supply and installation of ADB SAFEGATE’s latest FLEX A-VDGS, featuring enhanced RIDS capabilities, and the latest Apron Manager—one of the most advanced apron management products on the market today. ADB SAFEGATE will manage supply and terms, installation will be handled by our partners AMA. The project timeline is in alignment with the airport’s development plans.

Noida International Airport, located in Uttar Pradesh near New Delhi, is a major addition to India’s aviation infrastructure. Developed by the Zurich group, it represents Zurich Airport International AG’s first fully-owned project in India, expanding their global footprint.

ADB SAFEGATE has a long-standing relationship with Zurich Airport International AG, having previously supplied VDGS systems for Zurich Airport. This new project at Noida International Airport strengthens this collaboration and highlights ADB SAFEGATE’s expertise in delivering innovative airside solutions.

About Noida International Airport 

Noida International Airport (DXN) will connect the greater Delhi area and Western Uttar Pradesh with other cities in India and the world. This world-class airport will combine Swiss efficiency and Indian hospitality to offer rich experiences and comprehensive commercial attractions and services to its passengers. At its opening, the airport will feature one runway and one terminal and handle a capacity of 12 million passengers – with the potential for further development in additional construction phases.

Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) was established for the development, construction and operation of the greenfield project – the Noida International Airport. The company, a 100% subsidiary of Zurich Airport International AG, is responsible for the implementation of the public-private partnership project in close partnership with the Government of Uttar Pradesh and the Government of India. The concession period for Noida International Airport commenced on October 01, 2021 and will run for 40 years.

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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.