• Valencia embarks on expansion

    The terminal and runway at Valencia Airport in eastern Spain are being upgraded in a EUR23 million (USD28.4 million), five-year project. Airport director Joaquin Rodriguez announced in a 19 April press briefing that the upgrade aims to attract more passenger airlines to operate from Valencia.

  • European researchers gaze into a green crystal ball

    Advanced techniques and fuels for decarbonising aviation hold promise – but it will take time to deploy them Improvements in fuel burn efficiency aside, economic and policy constraints are limiting the technological options to mitigate the affect of aviation on the atmosphere in the

  • Dubai to adopt MindSphere

    Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics (SPPAL) is working with Dubai Airports to improve operations and the passenger experience via the MindSphere Internet of Things operating system. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two parties emphasises potential pilot studies and joint

  • CCD to design control rooms for Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal

    The new Midfield Terminal Complex at Abu Dhabi International Airport will include a set of control rooms created by CCD Design & Ergonomics. The UK-based consultancy was appointed by Etihad Aviation Group after a competitive tender. “We will be designing four control rooms for Etihad

  • FMG hails ‘very satisfactory’ financial performance

    Munich Airport operator FMG announced record preliminary net annual profits of EUR155 million (USD191 million) in 2017, driven by a 5.5% increase in passenger traffic to 44.6 million. Revenues increased by 7.8% to EUR1.47 billion but operating cash flow fell by 28% due to higher tax payments in

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  • NewPENS prepares the ground for 2030

     BT Global Services was selected by Eurocontrol and 41 industry partners on 17 April as the new provider of data exchange services for European air navigation service providers (ANSPs), in a contract worth an estimated EUR50 million (USD61 million).  European air navigation service
  • Biometrics bear a varied burden

    Governments use biometrics to boost border protection, but there are also benefits for airports and airlines in terms of passenger processing and operational efficiency Biometric solutions are being tested for their potential to bolster security at US airports and handle the increasing number of



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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.


    BJX/MMLO AIRFIELD REF PT.: N20 59.36 W101 28.51 CFR : 0 MAX RWY LENGTH : 11,480' 3,499 m General Information SURFACE : Rwy 13/31, 11,480' 3,499 m, width 148' 45 m, asphalt, PCN 74 F/C/X/T. AIRFIELD OPERATOR : Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, Km 5.5 Carretera Silao-Leon 0, Col. New Mexico Silao,