Airports Systems Division

A collaborative effort of several hundred technicians, coupled with over thirty years of experience in the industry, has enabled SATCO, through its Airports Systems Division (ASD), to become a premier provider of airports support services in the region.

 

SATCO’s services include:

 

Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB)

•    Design and provision through SATCO’s alignment with CIMC-Tianda (a world leader in design

     and supply of PBBs)

•    Supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

Pre-Conditioned Air (PCA)

•    Stand alone, mobile and bridge mounted units including air pipes coilers as well as pop up pits
•    Design, supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

400Hz Ground Power Unit (GPU)

•    Stand alone, mobile and bridge mounted power coils
•    Stand alone, mobile and bridge mounted units including cable coilers as well as pop up pits
•    Design, supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

Video Docking Guidance Systems (VDGS) and Gate Operating Systems (GOS)

•    Design, supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

Airfield Lighting and Airside Signage

•    Design, supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

Baggage Conveying Systems (BCS) and Screening Systems

•    Conveyors and carousels for airports as well as train stations• Design, supply, installation,

     operation and maintenance

 

Check-in Counters, Counters and Metal Detector Gates

•    Design, supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

Air Cargo Handling Systems

•    Design and provision through SATCO’s alignment with CIMC-Tianda
•    Supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

Automated Storage Systems

•    Design and provision through SATCO’s alignment with CIMC-Tianda
•    Supply, installation, operation and maintenance

 

Luggage Trolleys and Trolley Management Systems

 

Preceding Projects:

•    In the early 80s, SATCO’s ASD, along with SIETAM, supplied and installed all BCSs at King

     Khaled International Airport (KKIA) Riyadh

 

•    SATCO’s ASD has completed several BCSs and turn-key projects in the following domestic

     airports in Saudi Arabia: Gassim, Gurayat, Turaif and Sharourah

 

•    SATCO’s ASD constructed twenty one CIMC- Tianda PBBs, including three of which are serving

     A380 aircrafts for the Hajj Terminal Complex at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA)

     Jeddah during 2007-2010

 

•    SATCO’s ASD has been maintaining thirty PBBs for over two decades at KKIA

 

Projects in Progress:

•   SATCO’s ASD continues to maintain all BCS structures at KKIA and has gained tremendous

    experience in maintaining systems that no longer have designated spare parts

 

•   SATCO’s ASD has been operating and maintaining the twenty one PBBs for the Hajj Terminal

    Complex at KAIA since November 2007

 

•   SATCO’s ASD has supplied and installed six CIMC-Tianda PBBs with six 400Hz GPUs at the new Blaise

    Diagne Airport, Diass in Senegal

 

•   SATCO’s ASD has been awarded a Build, Transfer and Operate (BTO) project to operate,

    maintain and dismantle the existing thirty two PBBs as well as procure, install, operate

    and maintain new PBBs, including bridge mounted 400Hz GPUs and PCA units at TR1, TR2,

    TR3 and TK-1 (Royal Terminal) and the new TR5 terminal at KKIA.

 

    SATCO’s ASD is operating and maintaining the existing thirty two PBBs at KKIA since November

    1st, 2012; the period of the concession agreement shall be thirteen years with the possibility of

    being renewed for periods of ten years.

 

    The existing old steel PBBs were dismantled and replaced with all new glass PBBs and

    associated equipment within a period of thirty six months starting November 1st, 2012

    following a KKIA approved timeline concurrently with the normal airport operations.