Jeddah Jet Blast Deflector

World’s Tallest ATC Protected by BDI’s Hybrid Deflector

Project Details

Location: King Abdulaziz International Airport
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Project: Terminal Complex, Control Tower & Supporting Facilities
Owner: The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation
  • Remote project location
  • Tight conformance to applicable regulations
  • Very short lead-time to perform the design and delivery

This deflector was installed at the base of a new ATC. The owner required the building and roadway to be protected from jet blast, and for occupants of the building to have visibility through the deflector. The cost-effective solution provided by BDI incorporates both solid jet blast panels and deflecting mesh that provides visual transparency for airport operations personnel.

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