A specialist in strategic, economic and technical airport planning and project management, setec international supports its customers from project initiation to operations with consultancy and engineering services ranging from feasibility studies to project management, design and commissioning of airport facilities, infrastructure and systems.

Enhanced functionality, Value Engineering, safety, security, management of Works in constrained sites under operations: setec international combines its full in-depth knowledge and know-how of airport design and operations with innovative tools such as BIM and dynamic flow simulation to optimize the operational, economic and environmental performance of its customers’ projects.


“Changing air traffic flows, airport privatization, environmental, regulatory and technological issues: to meet the challenges faced by its customers, setec international has positioned itself as a global expert in airport design and consultancy, providing them with solutions at the cutting edge of innovation”.

Yohann MORIN

Airport Division Manager

Our expertise

  • Traffic forecasts (annual, peak hour, design day)
  • Airport Planning – Master Planning – Airport Layouts
  • Sizing of Passenger Terminal Buildings and specialized buildings (Cargo terminals, MRO hangars, Vertiports/Droneports, etc.).
  • Functional Design
  • Architectural and Technical Design
  • Special Airport Systems (BHS, Passenger Boarding Bridges, ICT, etc.)
  • Geometry of aeronautical infrastructures
  • Dynamic simulations (pedestrian flows, airside ground movements, etc.)
  • Implementation of sustainable energies (photovoltaic, SAF, H2)
  • Socio-economic assessments and economic impact studies
  • Business plans setup and optimization (CAPEX, REPEX, OPEX, aero- and extra-aero-revenues)
  • Aviation Safety Impact Assessments (EISA)
  • Airport Project Management
  • Testing & Commissioning Management Plan
  • ORAT

Our missions

  • Project initiation studies (traffic forecasts, asset sizing, functional design, etc.)
  • Terminal, Runway and Apron capacity studies
  • Feasibility studies
  • Design development (buildings, infrastructures, systems), Construction Documents development, Procurement Support, Construction Administration and Works Supervision, Commissioning and Hand-Over.
  • Project Management Assistance/Consulting (Technical Assistance to the Contracting Authority in the case of an EPC contract)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Carbon footprint
  • Technical Advisor to concession tenderers and concession-granting public authorities
  • Independent Engineer
  • Lender Technical Advisor (LTA)
  • ICAO certification, ACI environmental certification, LEEDS, BREEAM

We have contributed to …

Malé Airport

November 2022

Velana International Airport (VIA) is the main gateway to the Maldives, located on the island of Hulhule in the northern part of the Maldives. ...

Extension of Sihanoukville airport

November 2022

Archetype Cambodia and Setec International have been appointed to assist SCA in the multi-project coordination for the extension of Sihanoukville ...

Bordeaux Airport

November 2022

Bordeaux-Mérignac airport is the main airport in the Bordeaux region. Its perimeter is conceded to ADBM until 2037. It hosts a wide range of ...