New Airport Terminal Opening – Bahrain

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Announced mid-January by the Crown Prince and Prime Minister Salman Bin Hamad, the new passenger terminal of Bahrain International Airport, designed by ADP Ingénierie, opened on January 28th.

This ambitious expansion will be four times bigger than the existing facility and will increase the airport capacity to 14 million passengers per year.

Additionally, this new terminal will enhance Bahrain’s connectivity and further strengthen its position as an increasingly important hub in the region.

The airport development is part of the Bahrain Economic Vision 2030, supporting the development of a sustainable and diversified economy.

For 8 years, ADP Ingénierie (ADPI) worked on the new passenger terminal of Bahrain International Airport.

In December 2013, Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT) appointed ADP Ingénierie, supported by Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) to be the lead consultant for the Airport Modernization Program (AMP). ADP Ingénierie was awarded the design and supervision consultancy services for the terminal expansion and refurbishment in addition to the Land Use Project.

Based on the masterplan studies, ADP Ingénierie advised the customer to build a brand new passenger terminal building with the capacity to handle 14 Million PAX yearly in lieu of an expansion as originally considered. The customer approved our proposal for this new terminal.

This project consists in a passenger terminal building with a total capacity of 14 Million pax (including 45% transfer) providing a quality service level B as per IATA standards. A fully automated baggage handling system (104 check in counters, early bags storage...), with integrated security controls. Moreover, 12 MARS type contact stands allowing handling from 12 class E (possibly F) to 24 class C, including one equipped with three air bridges to serve an A380. In addition, associated access roads, viaducts, with multi-level car parks (passengers and staff), internal roads, and infrastructures. And some ancillary buildings such as a category 10 firefighting station and a super gate.

ADP Ingénierie was responsible for the studies and the design up to the Detailed Design of the passenger terminal building, its ancillary facilities, access roads, viaduct, landside and airside infrastructure, including the technical and financial assistance during the tender phase of the various technical packages.

Since 2015, ADP Ingénierie Bahrain Team has been working extensively on the construction supervision of the terminal building and all the facilities. Despite the COVID-19 situation, our team is still fully mobilized on site to perform the construction supervision works. It shows the dedication of ADP Ingénierie staff and our extensive support to our customers. We have a trusted relation with them and they rely on us in this difficult period.

It is another evidence of ADP Ingénierie’s capability to design comprehensive projects in-house (architecture, structure, MEP, Infrastructures, EMS, and ICT) and advise its clients in accordance with their needs and requirements. It is also enabling us to show our great experience in site supervision, and to ensure a continuous presence with our client in Bahrain.

Xavier Hürstel, CEO of ADP Ingénierie and Jean-Marc Lepeuveudic, in charge of the project, met with Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Deputy King, Crown Prince of Bahrain who congratulated our team on the work that has been accomplished.

We wish all the best of success to our clients Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications (MTT) and Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) with their new passenger terminal.

Let us hope 2021 will be the year of recovering for the aviation and airport industry.

New Airport Terminal Opening – Bahrain

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