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Jetway® Passenger Boarding Bridges

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Oshkosh AeroTech, The Right Choice for Boarding Bridges

Oshkosh AeroTech’s Jetway passenger boarding bridges excel at helping manage the flow of passengers, crew, and all their carry-on luggage and supplies. With so many features and options, Jetway boarding bridges can be tailored to your terminal requirements.

With a multi-decade lifespan, great service flexibility, and plenty of design options, Jetway airport bridges from Oshkosh AeroTech are the ideal choice for gate boarding of your passengers. Here’s a sampling of rave-worthy elements:

  • Excellent longevity and reliability
  • Unique designs and features allow for additional logistical flexibility, even with changing aircraft and terminal configurations
  • Innovative controls facilitate docking for smoother, faster aircraft turns
  • Robust diagnostic and monitoring capabilities simplify operational readiness
  • Aesthetic options provide the look you want

And there’s more. Oshkosh AeroTech offers expert airport layout planning services. We specialize in creating boarding bridge and gate configuration designs that help you select the right gate boarding options for your needs and optimize aircraft parking at the gate.

Ultimately, the Jetway bridge from Oshkosh AeroTech is the perfect choice for any – and every – modern airport that serves regional aircraft up to jumbo jets.

Features & Benefits

Oshkosh AeroTech boarding bridges are feature-rich, consistently bringing exceptional value to your ground operations.

  • Weather-Resistant – Crowned roofs and continuously-welded corrugated steel seams prevent water accumulation, leaks, and corrosion
  •  Compatible – Can mechanically, electrically, and electronically mesh equipment, like GPUs and PCAir, to create unified gate solutions
  • Longevity – Robust steel construction with double ply canopy closures, sleeved rotunda bearings, solid tires, and more for 20+ years of life
  • Technology – Advanced features maximize operational efficiency via automation, smart power management, real-time diagnostics, and more
  • User-Friendly – JetDock, video monitoring, and other intuitive operator-assistance options for smoother, faster dockings
  • Flexible – Apron Drive for maximum gate adaptability to accommodate changes in aircraft mix.  Available with 2 or 3 tunnel designs; 1, 2, or 3 bridges per gate layouts, and lower and upper deck docking.
  • Strong – Can support thousands of pounds of people and equipment
  • Safe – Numerous features– e.g., compatibility with VDGS Docking Systems, electronic and mechanical limits to control bridge motions, proximity sensors, and bridge cab cameras – for protection of operator and aircraft
  • Aesthetically flexible – account for variability in your operations and the look and feel of your airport in the design of your boarding bridge

Designed Better & Built to Last

You’re probably eager to streamline your airport operations and eliminate unplanned downtime. These are obvious ways to minimize waste and maximize efficiency.

Oshkosh AeroTech is with you on this. That’s why we approach the design and construction of our products so rigorously and attentively. For example, our Jetway passenger boarding bridges are designed by licensed, Professional Engineers (PE) and built by welders who’re certified to AWS D1.1 standards. And, your Oshkosh AeroTech Jetway is NFPA compliant and tested for electrical connectivity and bridge movement and fit in our ISO 9001-certified factory.

Here are some examples of how Oshkosh AeroTech’s dedication to excellence works in your favor:

  • Made using advanced techniques and the best materials
  • Compatible with other point-of-use gate equipment
  • Customizable and configurable to your needs
  • Requires less operator training
  • Easier maintenance (and less of it)
  • More reliable operations
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Premier Upgrades for Your Jetway Bridges

Go beyond the basics with these strategic upgrades. They’re not about getting fancy – they’re intended to facilitate your gate operations to reduce human error, speed up turnaround times, and more.

  • JetDock – Oshkosh AeroTech’s optional automatic boarding bridge docking system makes finding, aligning to, and docking with the aircraft passenger door fast, precise, and safe. It takes just the touch of a button – and no need for decals or other markings on the aircraft fuselage.
  • iOPS – This equipment monitoring platform from Oshkosh AeroTech provides real-time, actionable information on the status, performance, and faults of your gate equipment, including your passenger boarding bridge. You’ll be amazed at how powerful and actionable the information you get from this software is. And, you can access it anywhere on laptops and mobile devices.

If you have any questions about these features or their benefit to your operations, contact us today.


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