Use the full potential

of the runway.

EMASEME AB offers unique and tailor-made runway safety systems for airports in Europe and the Middle East. The passive safety system, Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS), is designed to quickly de-accelerate an aircraft and bring it to a safe stop in case of an overrun – minimizing injuries to passenger, crew, and aircraft.

EMAS is installed at airports with problems to comply with RESA standards at runway ends, often due to topography, water, roads, railway, buildings, and other obstacles. 

Civil aviation authorities recognize the EMAS as Acceptable Means of Compliance (AMC) to Runway End Safety Area (RESA) designed to comply with standards. EMAS can provide the same or improved level of safety with a smaller footprint.

Learn how airports can improve runway safety and efficiency, minimizing environmental impact, and maximizing runway capacity.

Increased runway capacity with improved safety

EMEASEME is a turn-key provider of EMAS solutions from design to installation. We help airports achieve the full potential
of their runway and increase their operational efficiency. With EMAS, an airport can increase its capacity with enhanced safety.
It also allows airports to comply with regulations.

Did you know that a passive safety system can increase an airport’s efficiency?
Often airports don’t know the benefits of having an EMAS installed at their airport besides safety.
Safety is in the airport’s DNA – with EMAS safety and efficiency go hand in hand.

EMAS in Europe and Middle East

Airports with insufficient RESA can use EMAS as an enabler to comply with regulations, avoiding the use of declared distances with reduced capacity as a consequence. 

Why and when EMAS is a good option!

  • Compliance to regulations
  • High risk runways
  • Lack of space
  • New fleet mix
  • Increase airport capacity
  • Lack of required RESA at current runway

Wishing for a longer runway – one capable of accommodating larger aircraft and more passengers and cargo? Without extending your existing footprint?

Have you considered the impact of an overrun?

How much would it cost in brand recognition?
How much would it cost to lose an aircraft?
How much would it cost an airport to have a runway shut down?

optimize performance


Today, more than ever, the airport’s focus is on increased revenue. Having an EMAS installed can help an airport stay competitive. All from having larger and heavier aircrafts land on the runway, the ability to increase passengers and cargo – and taking a different fleet mix to the airport. Therefore, an EMAS can be a commercial solution for airports. Airside safety – is worth investing in!

When considering significant investments, we know that financing can be a challenge. Therefore we help you find financial solutions suitable for your organization – from design to financing. We have more than one option that you can discuss with us.

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Increased Revenue

Increased runway performance enabling traffic & payload opportunities

regulatory compliance

Accepted by FAA & other aviation authorities

Improved safety

Saving human lives, as well as protecting assets & infrastructure

Proven technology

Engineered technology - tested, validated & patented.

Installing an EMAS is a long-term commitment to safety.

Runway overruns are the most common type of aviation accident.
Globally two flights a month end up in an overrun. We are convinced that runway safety is worth investing in!*

*According to EASA Annual Safety Recommendations Review 2022

alternative to RESA


EMAS is a solution for the safety area after the runway when no additional land is available and when a landfill is not an option.

An airport with runway constraints can use EMAS to increase capacity and potentially extend their current runway. We utilize the space available with minimal impact on the surrounding areas. EMAS is designed to fit the space available, topography, fleet mix, and any desired requirements in the best possible way.

Lack of space

Lack of space

EMAS is a good option for when no extra land is available to extend the safety area. Buildings, roads, and environment can be potential obstacles.

New fleet mix

EMAS can increase airport performance capacity on existing runways and/or changes in fleet mix, which may require more runway length.

High-risk runways

On high-risk runways, where an overrun could be a disaster, EMAS can provide a real, tangible extra level of safety.

What we do

EMASEME AB is the exclusive distributor of EMAS solution in Europe and Middle East. It’s a joint venture company between Runway Safe and KIBAG.

Learn more about Runway Safe’s EMAS – Engineered Material Arresting System – what it is, how it works, when the EMAS makes a difference and what the EMAS has to offer.


Aftermarket services

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We guarantee a safety system that performs as expected. We see your decision to install an EMAS as the start of a long-term partnership between your organization and us, and we will be there for the entire lifetime of your EMAS.

Our service agreements will ensure the performance of the system, when needed! Avoid unforeseen costs and lower overall life cycle costs (LCO). You can feel confident about getting the right maintenance at the correct time – we know that every airport is unique.

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Our focus is to partner with airports to optimize their safety, performance, and efficiency.

EMASEME AB – a joint venture company between Runway Safe and KIBAG, offers Runway Safe’s EMAS solutions to support airports in the EMEA region. 

We combine in depth skills, expertise and experience from both owner companies, allowing us to support airports with a unique and proven product line of arrestor beds (EMAS) to airports in EMEA.

EMASEME is owned 50/50 by KIBAG and Runway Safe.
Swedish registered company based in Gothenburg.


Runway Safe

Runway Safe Group is a fast-growing entrepreneurial company that specializes in runway safety – saving lives, and assets, in the event of an aircraft overrun.


KIBAG is a leading Swiss company in the building materials and construction sector and was formed in 1926 from the merger of two gravel and dredging companies.