During 2013-2014, UTI was involved in the modernization and development project of Iasi International Airport, the fourth largest city in Romania and a hub to major European capitals. By extending the airport infrastructure and terminal passengers processing, the government intended to open new collaboration routes and attract new business in the context of reshaping the economic and cultural landscape of one of Romania’s most important regions.
In the first phase of the modernization project, UTI realized the design, construction, extension, commissioning and implementation of the runway lighting installations, certified by ICAO, and the aircraft taxiways. The works were completed within 23 months and the new runway of Iasi International Airport is currently, the most modern, flexible aircraft runway in the country, measuring 2,400 meters in length.
In the second phase, UTI served as the lead contractor for the construction of the new airport terminal that helped to increase the number of passengers and the air traffic on Iasi Airport. The works were completed within 8 months. Our company was responsible for the design execution and installation of all systems and technical equipment.
The new terminal has 3,600 square meters, 6 check-in desks and a processing capacity of 360 passengers per hour. The airport is endowed with equipment and systems that comply with international and European regulations comfort and security in the airport.
The modernization of Iasi International Airport helped increase passenger traffic and develop new routes to major European and international cities, thus transforming Iasi into an important air transport hub.