Largest automated parking facility
- Automated Vehicle Stacker (Emirates Financial Towers)
- United Arab Emirates Dubai
The Emirates Financial Towers in Dubai, UAE, has an automated parking facility that can store 1,191 cars and occupies a net internal area of 27,606.14 m² (297,150 ft²). The modular parking system is capable of multiple, simultaneous rapid pallet movements and is programmed to control a peak capacity of 360 cars per hour. The facility was completed on 26 June 2011. The Automated Vehicle Stacker is split over nine floors, occupying a section each of basement levels 4 to 1, ground floor and podium levels 1 to 4. The footprint is a mere 35.5 m x 98 m with a height 22.5 m. Each parking space can accommodate vehicles up to 5,791 mm (19 ft) long, 2,133 mm (7 ft) wide and with a weight up to 2,500 kg (5,500 lb). The maximum speed of the system is 1.25 metres per second. The Emirates Financial Towers is a mixed-use commercial and retail building consisting of two towers.