Nikola Tesla Airport is an international airport serving Belgrade, Serbia and is the second fastes growing major airport in Europe. Previously known as Belgrade or Surčin Airport, it was renamed in 2006 in honor of scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla.
It is the largest and busiest airport in Serbia, situated 18 km (11 mi) west of downtown Belgrade near the suburb of Sourcin, surrounded by Syrmia’s fertile lowlands. The flag carrier and largest airline of Serbia, Air Serbia, uses Belgrade Nikola Tesla as their hub. It is also one of the operating bases for low cost airline Wizz Air.
The air taxi services Air Pink and Prince Aviation also call the airport their home. The airport is operated by the state-owned company “Aerodrom Nikola Tesla Beograd”. As part of Airport modernization, SICURIT has been contracted by Macchina Group to supply 60 set of Dual Technology barriers ABSOLUTE and a number of Fence-mounted sensor cable SICURFLEX for the protection of the entire perimeter.
The choice fell on SICURIT Perimeter Protection Systems because has been able to adapt its solution to specific client requirements; As a matter of fact, one of main prerogative for the first layer was a cost-effective fence-mounted solution that, in case of vandalism attack would have been easily repaired or replaced while a more advanced solution has been selected as a second layer of detection next to the fence. The choice of using Dual Technology barrier as a second layer of detection has been driven by Serbian severe climate with hot, humid summers along with well distributed rainfall patterns and heavy snowfall in winter, all critical factors that only Dual Technology barriers are able to withstand.