VHF Radios and Supported Infrastructure

Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of VHF Radios, ATC Voice & Data Recorder, as well as Supported Infrastructure and Equipment for the expansion of Abu Dhabi International Airport Approach Control Facility to provide Approach Services for Al Ain International Airport and Sweihan Airbase, as well as for the Independent Parallel Runway Operations(IPO). This project includes the following key elements:

a) Interairport CNS/ATM Network: The scope of the network is to provide a fully redundant WAN over the Etisalat IP VPN, interconnecting the 3 remote airports(Al Ain, Sweihan and Al Bateen) to the central ATCC in Abu Dhabi International Airport Tower Complex. This network will transport the Voice and RADAR circuits, as well as the status/control signals for Navaids & MET. The ATM Grade performance shall be ensured by Platimum COS VPN combined with careful QoS configuration.

b) ATC UHF/UHF Radio Communication System:
i. New 3-channel VHF Main & Standby Radio System in Alain, to be connected to Abu Dhabi main VCCS.
ii. New 1-channel VHF Main & Standby Radio System for Sweihan, to be connected to Abu Dhabi main VCCS.
iii. VHF Radio System re-tuning in the existing Abu Dhabi Main TX/RX Station with new filters/re-configurations as per the new frequency plan.
iv. Emergency Radio System in Abu Dhabi International Airport: based on Parkair new Sapphire series, 13 sets of Emergency Transceivers will serve as fallback to the M&S Radios.
v. Tuneable Radios: These are additional backup radios for Sweihan & Alain

c) ATC Digital Voice & Data Recorder: This recorder is a fully redundant legal recording system, with 300 channels voice(including Analog, E1 and IP), 16 channel RADAR data, 60 screens recording

d) Providing the IT/ELV support infrastructure including fiber and Cat6 links between ATC Equipment room and Approach Control room, as well as for Remote Observer Positions in Alain, Sweihan and Bateen.

: Abu Dhabi
: Main Contractor
: 2016
: Completed
: Airside