• Brussels accepts Luton stake sale

    The European Commission has approved the sale by Ardian of its 49% stake in London Luton Airport to the UK division of Australian investment firm AMP Capital. Aena owns the remaining 51%. AMP Capital already controls 49% of Newcastle International Airport and 100% of Leeds Bradford Airport, but the

  • Greenfield Maharashtra build set to finish

    Construction work is scheduled to end in July 2018 on a new regional airport at Chipi-Parule in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Built by IRB Sindhudurg Airport Pvt Ltd on a design-build-finance-operate-transfer (DBFOT) basis for the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC), Sindhudurg

  • Edmonton signs deal for renewable jet fuel

    Edmonton International Airport (EIA) in Canada has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with NextStep Renewable Energy Inc (NSRE) to co-operate in constructing a processing facility in the western province of Alberta. Under the MOU, NSRE will join the EIA-based Alberta Aerospace and

  • FAA issues first tranche of new fiscal year AIP grants

    US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has announced grants totalling USD677 million under the federally funded Airport Improvement Programme (AIP). A total of 241 grants are funding 346 infrastructure projects to modernise runways, taxiways, aprons, and terminals at airports throughout the

  • Alleged Belize scam leads to charges

    A New York financier has been charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud, having allegedly misappropriated up to USD6 million from a USD21 million Belize airport investment fund. The money had been earmarked to build an international airport in Placencia. The accused, Brent

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  • Canada completes airbase radar rollout

    Hensoldt reports completion of a EUR50 million (USD59 million) contract to install its Airport Surveillance Radar – Next Generation (ASR-NG) at six military airfields in Canada, after successful site acceptance tests. In all, seven ASR-NGs and two spare systems were provided to the Canadian
  • Heathrow tests RFID tags for trolleys

    Heathrow has completed a bag trolley proof-of-concept trial involving RFID tags, as the technology continues to make inroads into the airport sector. Vero Solutions applied inexpensive passive RFID tags to trolleys at Heathrow, and then installed readers at chokepoints such as doorways, racking



    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.