Passenger Terminal Today.com
The daily portal for the latest airport passenger terminal news and views
   Sort by: relevance most recent



NEWS >>

Beumer completes BHS refurbishment at Tom Jobim Airport in Rio

Beumer Latinoamericana Equipamentos, a Beumer Group subsidiary and supplier of automated baggage handling systems (BHS), has completed the refurbishment of the BHS in Terminal 2 (T2) at Tom Jobim International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The upgrade involved creating a custom layout designed to enable the airport to meet peak demands throughout the Olympics, as well as for future growth forecasts. To achieve the new layout, Beumer refurbished the existing BHS and re-integrated part of the existing system with state-of-the-art equipment to enable higher capacity and efficiency.

In order to be fully operational in time for the 2016 Olympics, Beumer had to work to a tight timescale of less than seven months. The scheduling of the project also ensured that there would be no disruption to airport operations throughout the integration process.

For departures, the airport now has seven baggage lines and make-up carousels, which include the addition of two new lines and carousels. The 10 existing arrival baggage reclaim carousels have been relocated and also have two new carousels and a new recheck-in line and transfer carousel.

Beumer was also responsible for the complete integration of new SCADA automation and supervisory software. This will help to ensure uninterrupted operation and reliability across the entire BHS in the airport’s new T2 facility and South Pier.

August 16, 2016





RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Monthly Poll >>

What is the biggest challenge facing the African aviation sector today?

SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT

Click here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the passenger terminal industry. Want to see your company included? Email Damien de Roche.

View all suppliers >>

Passenger Terminal World >>

Read latest issueNEW DIGITAL EDITION:
Passenger Terminal World January 2018 is now online.

Read now.


More Information>>

Railway Terminal World >>

Read latest issueNEW DIGITAL EDITION: From the publishers of Passenger Terminal World, the only magazine dedicated to railway terminal and station design and technologies.


Read the free digital edition >>


TV >>

iGA releases video showcasing Istanbul New Airport

Watch Now >>

Annual Showcase 2018 >>

Read latest issueNEW DIGITAL EDITION:

Passenger Terminal World Showcase 2018 is now online.

Read now.


More Information >>