The American multi disciplined design and engineering consultancy Jacobs was won a four-year contract to provide planning and engineering services for Heathrow's new expansion.
Jacobs will be one of seven firms who together form Heathrow’s new Integrated Design Team (IDT) to deliver the complex sustainable development.
Jacobs joins Heathrow’s new Integrated Design Team (IDT) of seven aviation planning and design organizations selected to develop plans for the airport’s expansion. The team will collaborate to help deliver one of the most complex airport developments in the world. Heathrow Airport is the sixth busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic and the busiest airport in Europe. Jacobs’s role includes overseeing design activities for the airfield, highways and earthworks and supporting the IDT with a range of engineering, planning and environmental services. “Jacobs has worked with Heathrow Airport for the past 15 years delivering both airside and landside projects,” said Jacobs Senior Vice President Buildings and Infrastructure Bob Duff. “Around the world, we’ve worked in collaborative roles for several major terminal and runway expansion projects"