Dublin International Airport (DUB) New Terminal 2 – Dublin, Ireland

In 2008, the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) began construction of the new Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin, Ireland. The new passenger terminal building (75,000 sq. meters) and Pier E (25,000 sq. meters) included new arrivals and departures areas, retail facilities, nineteen new aircraft stands, check-in area and associated infrastructure. The new Terminal 2 raised the capacity at the airport to a potential of 35 million passengers per year. The DAA selected a team comprised of ARUP, Pascall+Watson and MACE for the design the new Terminal 2.

ARUP and the DAA awarded SITA the role of Specialist IT Partner for the design and delivery of Special Systems, including the Communication, Security, Airport Operations, Baggage Management, and Passenger Processing Systems. Inspired Networks was contracted by SITA to lead the design and delivery of Special Systems.

The scope included the Design and Delivery of the DAA Operational Control Center which would become the primary operations center for the airport and the US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) located in Terminal 2.


  • Communication Systems
  • LAN, WLAN, IPT, DAS Cellular, DAS Radio, IPTV
  • Security Systems
  • CCTV, ACS, Passenger Screening
  • Airport Operations Systems
  • EVIDS, Visual Paging, Master Clock
  • Baggage Management Systems
  • Customers Border Protection – Baggage Information Scanner
  • Passenger Processing Systems

Owner: Dublin Airport Authority

Client: ARUP

Construction Costs: €600 million

Completion Date: November 2010


  • Survey and Documentation
  • Stakeholder Interviews
  • Due Diligence
  • Planning and Estimates of Construction Costs
  • Design Management
  • Systems Design
  • System Interface Design
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Phase Services
  • Bid Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Planning
  • Procurement
  • Delivery Management
  • Project Management
  • Staging
  • Implementation
  • Testing
  • Commissioning (ORAT)
  • Airline Relocations