• ABB connects for ANSPs

    ABB has supplied the communications network that connects the four area control centres and 16 international airports in Germany for air navigation service provider (ANSP) DFS. Thai ANSP Aerothai also selected ABB to supply its communication network including the fibre-optic infrastructure behind

  • ALES unveils electronic flight strips

    ALES debuted its electronic flight strip system, which is operated with a touch-pen on an interactive display, at the 2019 World ATM Congress in Madrid on 12–14 March. The company said the product was developed as a direct response to demand from civil and military customers for digital

  • Delhi security team obtains APCs

    The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which protects airports across India, has deployed six Mahindra Marksman armoured personnel carriers (APCs) at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. The CISF Quick Response Team at the airport will use vehicles that have been designed and built

  • Healthy state: Israel rides a traffic boom

    Expansion and development programmes reflect a strong and confident airport sector The Israeli air transport sector is riding high, with record traffic at main gateway Ben Gurion International Airport accompanied by the opening of the first greenfield airport in the country in January. The

  • Hello Otto: robot snowplough drives into Winnipeg

    Winnipeg Richardson International Airport has introduced an autonomous airport snowplough, as the result of a partnership with Northstar Robotics Inc and Airport Technologies Inc (ATI). A specially designed ATI Snow Mauler (dubbed Otto) is configured to operate autonomously using Northstar Robotics

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  • UTM technologies make an impression at Madrid show

    More than 40 UTM presentations at World ATM Congress included new airspace authorisation tools and procedures that will open up airspace to UAS operators over the next few months The experiences of the December 2018 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) disruption at Gatwick Airport are still painfully
  • Passengers continue to embrace self-service, says SITA report

    The 13th annual SITA Passenger IT Insights study, published in late February, shows that air travellers have a positive opinion overall on self-service technology for a seamless journey. The report described higher customer satisfaction with the use of self-scanning passport gates, mobile alerts,
  • Blast protection system avoids risk of glass debris

    UK-based Pure Vista has developed a frameless balustrade system for glass panels that essentially remain in place, whether they are hit by bullets or blast waves. Director Adam Oakes said that Pure Vista products have been earmarked for potential use in the refurbishment of Heathrow Terminal 4, and



    PIS/LFBI AIRFIELD REF PT.: N46 35.15 E000 18.24 ELEVATION : 423' 129m CFR : 5 MAX RWY LENGTH : 7,710' 2,350 m General Information SURFACE : Rwy 03/21, 7,710' 2,350 m, width 148' 45 m, asphalt, PCN 44 F/C/W/T. ADDITIONAL RUNWAYS : Rwy 03R/21L, 2,297' 700 m, width 148' 60 m, grass, Rwy 03L/21R,


    HOR/LPHR AIRFIELD REF PT.: N38 31.19 W028 42.95 ELEVATION : 118' 36m CFR : 6 MAX RWY LENGTH : 5,233' 1,595m General Information SURFACE : Rwy 10/28, 5,233' 1,595 m, width 148' 45 m, asphalt. ADDITIONAL RUNWAYS : None. RUNWAY LIGHTING : Rwy 10: LIRL, REIL, ALSF-2, PAPI.Rwy 28: LIRL, REIL, ALSF-2,

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    PIX/LPPI AIRFIELD REF PT.: N38 33.16 W028 26.29 ELEVATION : 109' 33m CFR : 0 MAX RWY LENGTH : 5,725' 1,745m General Information SURFACE : Rwy 09/27 Twy, 5,725' 1,745 m, width 148' 45 m, asphalt, PCN 80 F/B/W/T. ADDITIONAL RUNWAYS : None. RUNWAY LIGHTING : Rwy 09: LIRL, PAPI.Rwy 27: LIRL, ALSF-2,


    SMA/LPAZ AIRFIELD REF PT.: N36 58.28 W025 10.24 ELEVATION : 308' 94m CFR : 7 MAX RWY LENGTH : 10,000' 3,048m General Information SURFACE : Rwy 18/36, 10,000' 3,048 m, width 197' 60 m, concrete. ADDITIONAL RUNWAYS : Rwy 15/33, 6,004' 1,830 m; Rwy 04/22, 4,345' 1,324 m; both asphalt; both closed.