Strategic Planning for Successful Airport Infrastructure

Airports are fascinating, dynamic and very complex. We believe that clearly structured and flexible development planning is the key to successful long-term airport infrastructure. Keeping future requirements in mind, we help our clients find strategic long-term solutions for the development of their airports.

Airports are like small cities: they need to be able to develop efficiently, respond to change and expand. And, as with cities, a variety of user groups with differing requirements place different demands on the infrastructure. So, in the development of airports and airport buildings, it’s not just technology and architecture that count. In addition there are always organisational, economic, social and political dimensions to consider. A strategic development plan needs to take all of these into account and find a balance that is tailor-made to the airport in question.


amd.sigma specialises in this area and has extensive experience of all aspects of airport development. We guide strategic development and design infrastructure that is inherently adaptable to change. Our team of expert consultants advise on privatisation projects, prepare the relevant proposals and provide recommendations regarding both internal and external communication.

We are thorough, pragmatic, down-to-earth and, at the same time, deeply passionate about what we do. We combine our team’s long-standing experience in the sector and our passion for strategic thinking to support our clients in dealing effectively with the complexity of their projects.


amd sigma news: A collection of our ideas and activities

A collection of our ideas and activities

Many airport operators are left wondering if fundamental changes to their business model will be necessary, and if so, when and what type of changes. As planners and consultants, these developments have led us...

amd sigma news: Ready for take-off: Terminal 2 am BER

Ready for take-off: Terminal 2 am BER

We made it! In just under 38 months (approx. 3.5 years) from start to finish! For an airport terminal: record-breaking. If we go further and consider the planning time of only 8 month - concept to permit...

amd sigma news: Dynamic passenger flow simulation with CAST-Terminal

Dynamic passenger flow simulation with CAST-Terminal

Where should check-in counters be located? How can passenger flows in the terminal be better managed? And what process or infrastructure adjustments will prevent passengers from queueing excessively at security...

amd sigma news: Smart digital strategy in airport planning

Smart digital strategy in airport planning

Despite ongoing climate debates, experts at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) predict a twofold increase in global airport traffic in the next 20 years. Yet it is unlikely that the development...

amd sigma news: New location, stronger collaboration

New location, stronger collaboration

The airport industry is dynamic – and so are we. That’s why we kicked off the new year with a location change inside the German capital. The entire amd.sigma team is now based at Bismarckstr. 68, in...

amd sigma news: Expansion efforts in full swing at BER

Expansion efforts in full swing at BER

Masterplan 2040 was drafted for Berlin’s future airport (BER) in 2017. Ever since then, amd.sigma has provided on-going support for Germany’s largest airport project. Working off of the urban...