At the end of a very competitive tender, ADP Ingénierie has been appointed by the airport authority who have decided, as part of an overall modernization project, a $410 million expansion project for the Sharjah international Airport.
This project, one of the largest airport development currently ongoing in the region, consist in an increase of the capacity of the existing terminal - from the current 11 million passenger traffic to 17.5 million passenger per year over the long term -, while enhancing the passenger experience, including flows segregation (departures/arrivals) and additional aircraft parking stands.
Gratien Maire, CEO of ADP Ingénierie said "this new contract rewards our know-how in Airport design in a part of the world where we are very active. Our team of expert will be deployed in Sharjah. One of the challenge will be to maintain the airport capacity and operations at all time during the execution of the construction packages, which are expected to start on 2019."
Committed in the UAE for 40 years, Groupe ADP has a strong knowledge of the issues of the region. It is deeply aware of the issue of the international airport for the economic dynamism and touristic attractiveness of the country. So, ADP Ingénierie proposed several projects of design combining modernity and efficiency with the respect of the heritage and local traditions: the emirate of Sharjah is viewed as the "world book capital" and a cultural city of the country.
Sharjah international Airport is the home of Air Arabia airline and have to support the growth of traffic due to the development of low cost airlines in the Gulf region.
About ADP Ingénierie
100 % owned subsidiary of ADP International – which is in charge of the overall activities outside France of Groupe ADP –, ADP Ingénierie is a global leader in airport design. Its core activity is designing an undertaking international development and infrastructure airports projects. Developing a 360° airport expertise, it provides a range of consultancy, project contracting assistance and supervision studies (studies and supervision of works), as well as project management services related to the French delegated project contracting assignments.
The company has over 700 references in over 130 countries and it currently manages about 100 projects. At end of 2017 its backlog amounted to €61 million.