Abu Dhabi free zone business setup

Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone (ADFZ)

The owner and operator of Abu Dhabi International Airport is set to inculcate a logistics park next to the airport which is programmed to operate as a free zone facility called Abu Dhabi Airport Free Zone Its creation marks a milestone in Abu Dhabi’s plans to create itself as a dynamic business center. The logistics park will take leverage of Abu Dhabi International Airport’s imperative geographical position on the turning point between east and west, and the large-scale economic development of the Emirate.

ADAC was incorporated in March 2006 to persuade a major improvement of the Emirate’s aviation infrastructure. ADAC’s creation was part of an ambitious rearrangement initiative launched by the Government of Abu Dhabi, aimed at delivering better services to support the Emirate’s long-term economic and tourism strategies and to help build a more vibrant economy that attracts and promotes private sector investment.

The creation of the logistics park at Abu Dhabi Airport is affiliated with ADAC’s objective of financing its Airport development programme, generating non-aeronautical revenues, and minimizing Government grants.

Benefits

The business park’s exclusive set-up caters its customers a dynamic and flourishing business environment with numerous benefits including:

  • World Class, congestion-free serviced facilities
  • Location within Abu Dhabi International Airport premises
  • Fast and efficient cargo clearance services
  • Easy access to airport apron
  • Access to international freight forwarders & logistics services
  • One-stop-shop solution for all investor-related services
  • Smart business facilitates with advanced ICT solutions
  • On-site customs inspection
  • Online customer service
  • 24 hours access to facility

Investor services center

With a strong positive relationship with Government organizations and Public authorities, a single point of contact is offered for all investor services:

  • Registration
  • Licensing
  • Leasing
  • Employee services
  • Business services
  • IT & telecommunication
  • Utilities, maintenance & other services

All the above will be complemented with a wide range of free zone offerings

Twofour54

It is named after the geographical co-ordinates of Abu Dhabi; twofour54’s vision is to accredit the development of world class Arabic media and entertainment content, by Arabs for Arabs, and to position Abu Dhabi as a regional center of excellence in content creation across all media platforms including film, broadcast, music, digital media, events, gaming and publishing. Twofour54 is under authority by the Media Zone Authority and The Authority has complete independent and administrative reach and is liable for setting and implementing the regulations, policies and strategies for the process of the free zone twofour54 Abu Dhabi is the brand name of the Media Zone – Abu Dhabi.

twofour54’s aim is to create a collective and supportive campus community; stimulating creative and professional partnerships through our three key business pillars: tadreeb -the training academy; ibtikar – innovation & support; and intaj – state of the art production facilities. There three pillars are promoted by a business enabler tawasol, which arranges support to institutions and entities looking to join the twofour54 association.

At twofour54 we offer media and entertainment institutions a complete amount of services that help drive your business success and growth in the region, as well as the licensing of their business and publication activities and carries out the resulting functions on behalf of the Authority:

  • Registration and licensing for media businesses at twofour54.
  • Company and self-set-up services for your business and staff.
  • Customized office space solutions for your business needs.
  • Licensing of businesses
  • Licensing Dissemination Activities
  • Maintenance of Companies Register
  • License renewals and amendments
  • World-class studio production and post-production facilities supported by technical staff. All available for your production needs in the region.
  • Broadcast services – Playout Centre, Uplink and Downlink transmit services and digital asset management center.
  • Vocational media training.
  • Industry investment and business support for Arab entrepreneurs and nestling media and entertainment content businesses from the region.
  • Twofour54 consists of three key pillars: twofour54 tadreeb (the training academy), twofour54 ibtikar (innovation and support) and twofour54 intaj (state-of-the-art production facilities) all supported by business enabler twofour54 tawasol (one-stop-shop).
  • Implementation and nursing of Codes of Practice governing business standards within twofour54 and explicit standards in relation to the circulation of content
  • Incorporation and registration of branch offices & companies
  • Ensuring consistent regulatory best practice across the zone

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad)

Kizad’s world class infrastructure, transportation and logistics options, as well as its low operating cost effectiveness not only promotes business efficiency they also make it simple for you to achieve your business goals.

Business owners that have completed all stages of the land leasing procedure are invited to sign a Musataha agreement. This is a long-standing property right agreement that is efficient of being registered at the Abu Dhabi Land Registry Department in the name of the investor.

Signing the agreement confirms the investor legally owns all assets developed on their plot of land within Kizad while they stay at the industrial zone, and gauges tenure provided the business functions within the terms of its license. It also acts as a supporting document for securing loans and mortgages pertaining to an investor’s business.

Kizad is centrally located between East and West; Abu Dhabi is the excellent location for businesses to tap into massive regional and global markets. Its world central location means businesses in the Industrial Zone can tap into a market of more than two billion buyers within four time zones. Europe, Russia, India and Africa, are all comfortably reached while the markets of the Far East – Asia, Korea, China and Japan are readily reachable.

  • Be the approved provider of world-class integrated ports and industrial zone services.
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with leading local and international consumers.
  • Accomplish sustainable development while aiding community needs and stabilizing local values.
  • Be the employer of choice that draws and retains high caliber staff.
  • Increase shareholders value and amuse other stakeholder’s expectations.
  • Safety and Security
    • Do not compromise on safe and secure operations
  • Integrity and Fairness
    • Strive to the highest ethical standard
    • Embrace fairness and respect
  • Teamwork
    • Encourage and promote teamwork spirit
  • Stakeholder Focus
    • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Preserve and enhance shareholder value
  • Dynamism
    • Promote responsive, effective and results-oriented behavior
    • Be innovative and technology savvy
  • Quality
    • Achieve highest quality standards
  • Sustainable Development
    • Commit to the community
    • Minimize environmental impacts
    • Ensure long-term economic viability

It contributes Kizad’s multiple ways of integration to roads, ports and rail, air networks affirming painless convenience to and from the Industrial Zone.

Sea

Sea Transport Kizad will gain from excellent access by sea though its ultra-modern deep-water seaport, Khalifa Port. Khalifa Port is being advanced to entertain the largest ships to ensure easy import of bulk raw materials and export of finished goods.

Air

Air Transport Kizad is also exactly connected to the markets of the UAE and the major Middle East. The Industrial Zone and Khalifa Port have exceptional approach to the UAEs outstanding highway network which connects to the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) and major Middle East. Abu Dhabi International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai are both less than 30 minutes far, while the evolving transportation and commuter rail networks will link tenants at Kizad to the far edges of the Arabian Peninsula.

Roads

Road Transport Roads in and around the Industrial Zone will be international standard dual four-lane highways, and dual three-lane main roads for active movement of goods and traffic. Intersection is all designed with bridges to further cater the flow of traffic. The road network links all major cities in the UAE, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Railways

Rail Transport The option of dedicated rail links and marshalling yards within Kizad also exists. Union Railway is forthwith establishing the UAE component of a planned Pan-Arabian rail network associating Yemen, Oman and Saudi Arabia with the European Union and Russia – offers the opportunity to integrate rail freight facilities into the operating plan of customer’s plants, and Kizad is keen to facilitate such bulk handling capabilities into the Zones infrastructure.

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC)

It acts as a facilitator for development & trade and facilitates the diversification of the national economy. The result will be greater prosperity for Abu Dhabi through increased trade and inbound investment, the improvement of the Emirate’s proficiency and skills base through the interface with global industrial leaders, and the arrangement of world class employment opportunities for Emiratis through long term and continual economic growth.

In a nutshell, by developing transformational industrial zones and managing Abu Dhabi’s ports and maritime facilities, ADPC is a major driving force behind Abu Dhabi’s increasingly sustainable and broad-based economic future as.

  • The approved provider of world-class integrated ports and industrial zone services.
  • Fulfill ADPC’s role in awareness of Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with leading local and international consumers.
  • Accomplish sustainable development while supporting community needs and preserving local values.
  • Be the employer of choice that attracts and retains high caliber staff.
  • Increase shareholders value and satisfy other stakeholders’ expectations.
  • Safety and Security
    • Do not compromise on safe and secure operations
  • Integrity and Fairness
    • Strive to the highest ethical standard
    • Embrace fairness and respect
  • Teamwork
    • Encourage and promote teamwork spirit
  • Stakeholder Focus
    • Ensure customer satisfaction
    • Preserve and enhance shareholder value
  • Dynamism
    • Promote responsive, effective and results-oriented behavior
    • Be innovative and technology savvy
  • Quality
    • Achieve highest quality standards
  • Sustainable Development
    • Commit to the community
    • Minimize environmental impacts
    • Ensure long-term economic viability

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