Liebert Case Study - International Airport


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International Airport

To meet the growing demands of the increasing number of travelers, this international airport embarked on a significant development program to modernize and expand its current facilities and support systems. This included the development of a wireless data network for travelers who demand that the facility provide reliable wireless connectivity, thanks to uninterruptible power solutions.

Case Summary
Location: United States


  • Liebert IP Telephony Availability System
  • Liebert GXT UPS System
  • Liebert OpenComms Monitoring

Critical Need
Create a data center power infrastructure to deliver high-availability power protection for the world’s largest wireless hotspot, and a voice and data wireless telecommunications access system for use by travelers, airlines and other private airport tenants.


  • Removed power quality constraints to support current wireless needs and growth plans.
  • Overcame data center infrastructure space constraints and security limitations by using innovative, lockable wall-mount power cabinets in 37 existing, distributed and unsecured network access rooms.
  • Exceeded 99% system availability goal by establishing power infrastructure that provided 99.99% power availability for wireless system.

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This international airport is one of the world’s busiest passenger airports, averaging more than 200,000 passengers each day. At more than 2 million square feet, its passenger terminal complex contains more than 145 domestic and 25 international gates.

The airport built a wireless access system that supports Internet access and cellular phone service, making the airport one of the world’s largest hotspots with 5.6 million square feet covered by wireless access.