TAV Information Technologies has won the communications technologies tender for the new Midfield Terminal building at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the UAE. The US$50m contract will involve designing, installing and commissioning the local area network (LAN), wireless local area network (WLAN), cable management system, master clock system, storage area network and central VoIP telephone system.
Binnur Güleryüz Onaran, general manager for TAV IT, said, “We design, develop and implement local and global airport solutions and services as a leading brand in the aviation sector in terms of software and technology. We have transferred our know-how to nine airports in Turkey other than the ones operated by TAV Airports. We have also exported our know-how to Riyadh, Dammam and Madinah airports in Saudi Arabia. We are proud to be contributing to Abu Dhabi Airport, one of the most popular projects in the UAE. TAV IT is the only Turkish IT company that was invited to the tender of Abu Dhabi, which is indicated as one of the most significant projects of the world in terms of airport construction and operation. We have been awarded the tender, leaving eight international IT companies behind.”
When complete, Abu Dhabi Airport Midfield Terminal will be able to cater for 27 million passengers a year and will cover an indoor area of 2,300,000ft2. It will include 106 passenger bridges, 156 check-in counters, 48 self-service kiosk areas and a retail and dining area of 92,000ft2. The terminal has a completion date of 2017.