Airfield Ground Lighting, Airport Lighting Systems, Aircraft Docking Systems, Tower Solutions, Airport Performance, Airfield, Gate, Tower,

A global player in delivering airport performance, ADB SAFEGATE aims to be the first-choice partner to airports by offering unmatched capabilities in airport ground movement and visual guidance. By enabling airports to operate more safely, efficiently and sustainably, we deliver superior airport performance from approach to departure.

Our cumulative experience spans more than 100 years, and we have supported over 2500 airports worldwide. From this experience, we know that we can help airports resolve their most pressing challenges quickly and smoothly with the right blend of technology and solutions. Our specialist focus in the airfield, tower and gate, together with a holistic view, enables us to look at an airport’s problems differently. Our diverse team of 1000+ world-class professionals supported by our 60+ highly experienced business partners is helping airports find answers to six difficult questions that nearly every airport asks, at some point in time. We are responsive and resourceful, and rely on a consultative approach to analyse each airport’s specific situation, and jointly determine new and more cost effective ways to deliver a superior airport experience.

ADB SAFEGATE help airports find answers to Six Difficult Questions:

  1. How to accommodate more air traffic in the most efficient way?
  2. How to grow, boost profits and control costs?
  3. How can we comply with the latest regulations?
  4. How can we operate more sustainably?
  5. How can we enhance safety?
  6. How do we make the whole experience more passenger friendly and efficient?

Company Profile

  • Gate: Automated and Efficient Gate Operations

    Ground safety is a top priority for any airport. Minimizing the risk of accidents in the gate and apron area where there is continuous flow of people, aircraft and ground vehicles is therefore crucial. ADB SAFEGATE’s installed base of over 7,000 safe docking systems includes some of the world’s busiest airports. Our ICAO-compliant, automated platforms for safe docking and apron management equip pilots with real-time intelligence on gate and apron movements. Our enhanced integration and data sharing capabilities, and apron lighting solutions increase productivity, reduce turnaround times, safer yet more efficient gate operations and apron management and lower operational costs.

    • 7000 Safedocks installed around the world
    • 80% of airport accident occur at the gate and apron area
    • Improve apron and gate safety
    • Shorter turn-around times
    • ICAO compliant advanced visual docking guidance system (A-VDGS)
  • Airfield: Safer, More Efficient and More Sustainable

    Airfield lighting plays a vital role in visual guidance and enabling pilots navigate landing and take-off safely. With a rich history in airfield lighting, ADB SAFEGATE is present at more than 2,000 airports worldwide. A pioneer in LED AGL, ADB SAFEGATE has the widest range of unique and maintenance-friendly LED AGL, light control and monitoring systems, and power architectures and equipment that enables airports to go all-LED and dramatically improve airfield availability, performance, safety and energy savings.

    • 60+ years of experience in AFL
    • In operation at more than 2000 airports
    • Wide range of LED airfield lightning 800 000+ LED lights installed
    • SESAR/NextGen Future-proof Light Control and Monitoring solutions
    • ICAO and FAA compliant
  • Tower: Intelligent Routing & Guidance

    Air Traffic Controllers tackle some of the most complex considerations while routing and guiding aircrafts to safety. What if intelligent tower solutions could change the game? Our ATC solutions are installed at 260+ towers, and are helping Air Traffic Controllers find the most efficient way from touchdown to gate. We integrate these with related systems to enable Air Traffic Controllers gain full control over aircraft and vehicle movement from approach to departure, and future-proof an airport’s traffic management.

    • Present in over 260 towers
    • Complete ATC solutions operating aircraft movement from approach to departure
    • System integrated secured


    Services & Maintenance: Greater Availability, Safety & Performance

    With experience spanning 20+ years in services and support, ADB SAFEGATE understands that airports require multi-level, multi-channel services including technical and product maintenance, audits and surveys, and training. From AGL design to audit & survey, project management and various maintenance packages going all the way up to full maintenance, our portfolio keeps in mind that every airport has different needs.

    • +20 years expertise in maintenance services
    • Maintenance Facility Management implemented at leading airports in the Middle East
    • From AGL Design to audit & survey, project management and full maintenance


    Airport Performance: Increase throughput, enabling all parts of the airport to work together

    Ultimately, the solutions that ADB SAFEGATE implements at airports must work together as one, from approach to departure. Our experience in turnkey projects at leading airports in Asia and Middle East including Lahore, Abu Dhabi, Hamad International, Kuala Lumpur and Taiwan Taoyuan, enables us to manage projects end-to-end.

    Our consultative approach backed by the necessary market and situational analysis to plan, design and manage each aspect, helps us offer the best, most future-proof and often, cost-effective solution.

    We take the lead, but also work with partners where needed, to ensure all the elements work cohesively, and increase aircraft movements in a safe and efficient way.

Company News

ADB SAFEGATE and Fraport AG announce strategic partnership at Airspace World 2023

 New innovation acceleration partnership to drive digitalization, automation and sustainability. On March 9, 2023, ADB SAFEGATE and Fraport AG announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) combining efforts to bring seamless integration between the tower and …

India’s new Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) to receive cutting-edge Airfield 4.0 lighting technology

 ADB SAFEGATE equips India’s new Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) with cutting-edge Airfield 4.0 lighting technology for a vivid future. The airport is currently one of the largest greenfield projects in India and it will …

Münster Osnabrück Airport receives lighting and runway upgrades by ADB SAFEGATE

 Turnkey project delivers hundreds of new inset and elevated lights along with upgraded ground control technologies to the new runway at the German airport.ADB SAFEGATE helped propel Münster Osnabrück Airport to a modern LED airfield …

ADB SAFEGATE introduces the Intelligent AiPRON making way for the next big performance gains for airports and airlines

ADB SAFEGATE, the leader in automating the aircraft docking and turn process, has launched the Intelligent AiPRON, an innovative platform for managing airport apron operations in the face of today’s challenges.

ADB SAFEGATE to deliver turnkey airfield lighting solution to Western Sydney International Airport, Australia’s largest aviation industry project

ADB SAFEGATE will deliver its latest Airfield 4.0 technology for the greenfield project. Marking the largest airfield lighting contract in ADB SAFEGATE Australia’s history, the company is set to deliver its latest Airfield 4.0 technology …

Dallas Forth Worth International Airport to deploy latest automated docking technology from ADB SAFEGATE

 The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is the first to add ADB SAFEGATE’s latest advanced visual docking guidance system (A-VDGS) – the Safedock FleX. The airport has ordered 42 Safedock FleX systems to replace …

ADB SAFEGATE introduces CORTEX SAFE-r, its new fully integrated Runway Status Lights System

 ADB SAFEGATE announced today the launch of CORTEX SAFE-r, its newest Runway Status Lights solution, which brings to the market the only RWSL processor with light switching capability, and that operates in conjunction with the …

ADB SAFEGATE and Searidge Technologies announce MOU at World ATM Congress

ADB SAFEGATE and Searidge Technologies are combining efforts to bring seamless integration between ground operations and the tower with industry leading digital solutions. Working together under a recently determined Memorandum of Understanding, will provide the …

Abu Dhabi Airports reveal cutting edge tarmac lighting & guidance system at AUH

New A-SMGCS Level 4 system designed by ADB SAFEGATE. Abu Dhabi Airports revealed its Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).

ADB SAFEGATE develops new modular Safedock FleX advanced visual docking guidance system

 ADB SAFEGATE’s latest A-VDGS product, Safedock FleX, introduces a new, flexible approach that gives users complete control over desired A-VDGS functionality to match their unique needs and budgets. Customers choose from proven Safedock A-VDGS advancements, …

ADB SAFEGATE to showcase its Digital Apron offering at the Passenger Terminal EXPO

 Connectivity and advanced analytics unleash the power of data to transform airport operations. At Passenger Terminal EXPO 2022, ADB SAFEGATE will show how airports can transform their performance by unleashing the power of data and …

ADB SAFEGATE launches LINC Node, a gateway to the Internet of Things for AGL infrastructure

Innovative cloud solutions allow for instant sharing of airfield ground lighting information, improving potential to analyze airport infrastructure, historical data, alarms or important status change. ADB SAFEGATE announces the next generation in connective strategies with …

ADB SAFEGATE announces the launch of its new AXON EQ LED inset lights, an essential building block of Airfield 4.0

 Smart EQ LED fixtures with integrated sensors and communication technology provide increased situational awareness and fixture status, leading to prescriptive maintenance. ADB SAFEGATE is excited to announce the launch of its new AXON EQ fixtures, …

RAC launches advanced digital platform to manage operations at King Khalid International Airport

The new platform acts as a central database for all operational information from different airport data source. Today GACA’s President, Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, launched KKIA’s advanced digital platform “OFOQ”, designed and developed in cooperation with …

Terminal 5 gates at Chicago O’ Hare to have automated aircraft parking from ADB SAFEGATE

ADB SAFEGATE to provide automated aircraft parking on new Terminal 5 gates at Chicago O’ Hare International Airport. Safedock advanced visual docking guidance systems will manage complex gate layouts with safe, precise and efficient aircraft …

ADB SAFEGATE completes acquisition of DBT Transportation Services LLC

 ADB SAFEGATE, a leading global player in delivering airport performance, offering unmatched capabilities in airport ground movement and visual guidance, has acquired DBT Transportation Services LLC, specializing in weather systems, sensor technologies and services primarily …


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