United Kingdom & EMEA

Airports & Airlines


Efficiency, business continuity, service recovery, utilisation, safety and security on a massive scale.

Airport & Airlines two way communicationsAirports are remarkable places, entire communities, employing tens of thousands of people within their perimeters, and covering areas measured in square miles, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Running an airport can be likened to running a large town, for instance the three hundred companies operating within London Heathrow Airport employ 80,000 people, which is roughly equivalent to the population of Warrington, a large conurbation in the UK. This is hardly surprising when they serve over 65 million passengers arriving at, departing from, or transferring through the airport.

Clear, reliable and effective two-way radio communications of both voice and data between diverse teams in an airport is not just important, it’s mission critical to operational efficiency, business continuity, safety and security.

In the past, companies within airports operated as separate entities and developed their own two-way radio systems to allow them to communicate with their clients, typically airlines; while in turn, airlines needed to communicate with both their suppliers and their own teams.

This led to a proliferation of isolated communications systems and resulted in huge inefficiencies and a high risk to the resident airport community and passengers in the event of an emergency or disaster.

In recent years however, this situation has changed across the world’s airports with investment in integrated solutions to allow cross communication between individuals and user groups operating at desks, on foot or from vehicles, including:



- Airport management
- Airlines
- Airline agents
- Ground services
- Flight and cabin crew
- Engineering
- Construction
- Maintenance
- In-flight catering

- Retail and catering
- Hotels and Car Parks
- Transfer services
- Baggage handling
- Cleaning services
- Freight handling
- Border control
- Security teams
- Safety teams


Airport management Airline agents Ground services


As you would expect, Kenwood professional two-way radio communications equipment has been in use at many of the world’s leading airports for years and now with NEXEDGE® NXDN, NEXEDGE dPMR and DMR digital two-way radio systems incorporating hand-portable walkie-talkies, mobile units and repeaters operating in fully scalable IP linked digital systems, more airports than ever are migrating to the outstanding coverage, flexibility and security that digital two-way radio offers.

In addition, Kenwood can offer the license-free ProTalk DECT digital wireless intercom solutions for localised applications within airport operations.

Recent installations in Airports include the six largest airports in Turkey, Vnukovo Airport (NEXEDGE NXDN), Rostock Airport (NEXEDGE NXDN), Lanseria International Airport (DMR) and the crowning glory, the New Istanbul Airport (NEXEDGE NXDN) which on completion will be the largest airport in the world with an annual capacity of up to 200 million passengers.

To discover more about the millions of Kenwood devices in use by countless customers in hundreds of applications around the world, including the innovative multi-protocol NX-5000 Series (NXDN, DMR, P25 and FM Analogue) and NX-3000 Series (NXDN, DMR and FM Analogue) hand portable walkie talkies and mobiles, DMR simulcast systems and DECT wireless intercoms systems please visit the linked pages, look into our Professional Communication System Solutions, complete the Enquiry Form or contact an authorised Kenwood Communications reseller.


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