Johnson Controls wins KAIA security contract

Security systems contract at King Abdulaziz International Airport

Team from Johnson Controls and ICAD
Team from Johnson Controls and ICAD

Johnson Controls, Inc's joint venture in Saudi Arabia, Al Salem Johnson Controls (ASJC), has been selected to provide integrated security systems including, security access control systems and video surveillance systems for Jeddah’s new KAIA (King Abdulaziz International Airport) Development Project – Phase 1.

The contract was signed with ICAD (Innovative Contractors for Advanced Dimensions) during the Airports Security International Conference and Exhibition in Jeddah.

Following the signing ceremony, Eng. Basil Abdulaziz, vice president and general manager of KSA and Lebanon offices of Al Salem Johnson Controls said, “The airport expansion will one day serve more than 30 million passengers a year and our systems will help to keep them safe.”

Al Salem Johnson Controls is the subcontractor responsible for delivering systems, including the design, installation, testing and commissioning, integration, hand-over, warranty and maintenance. 

Mohammed Saleh Bin Laden, vice president of ICAD, said: “KAIA is destined to become one of the most modern airports in the world and when the development project is completed it will be enhanced with state-of-the-art facilities including the most technologically advanced security systems.”

Johnson Controls was also represented during the signing by Magdy Mekky, vice president and managing director Middle East, Dr. Mohannad Al Shaikh, director of operations and administrations and William Thomas, project director.

Mekky said: “Saudi Arabia represents a vital market and investment focus for Johnson Controls and we have ensured that our globally renowned expertise is available locally through ASJC.”


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