Kuwait International Airport adopts smart parking

Deployed by United Projects for Aviation Services Company, the automated parking system aims to streamline traffic and reduce airport congestion

UPAC’s system will oversee management of both the long and short-term parking areas, comprised over 2,200 bays.
UPAC’s system will oversee management of both the long and short-term parking areas, comprised over 2,200 bays.

United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC) has recently completed the second phase of the installation of an automated car parking system at the Kuwait International Airport.

Designed to streamline traffic and reduce congestion during peak hours and travel seasons, UPAC’s system oversees all commercial space at the airport. This includes the airport mall and the car park, which comprises of 2,200 parking spaces.

UPAC’s automated parking systems comprises of two auto pay units in the airport terminal, as well as in the entry and exit areas for the long and short-term parking. The second phase also involved the creation of additional exit lanes.

Nadia Akil, CEO of UPAC , said: "We are excited to be the first company to introduce this advanced car parking technology to Kuwait. At UPAC , our priority is to manage the airport efficiently and that includes ensuring visitors have the best experience.”

Akil added: "We are extremely grateful to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation for their cooperation and support throughout the implementation process and look forward to collaborating with them again to enhance the airport in the coming future."

Established in 2000, UPAC is a publicly listed commercial real estate and facilities management company headquartered in Kuwait. Offering a number of project management and consultancy services, UPAC manages over 24,000 sqm of commercial space at the Kuwait International Airport, Sheikh Saad Terminal and other locations within the country.

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