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WATM 2019: Dallas enhances Safedock A-VDGS

12 March 2019

Dallas/Fort Worth International is upgrading its airport-wide Safedock advanced visual docking guidance system (A-VDGS) from ADB SAFEGATE, including the addition of the newest automation features to enhance collaborative-decision making.

First installed in 2008, Safedock is now operational at all gates. ADB SAFEGATE is enhancing the system in four terminals (A,B,C, and D) with information-sharing features to streamline gate operations and traffic flow, even during irregular operations. Safedock units will also be installed in Terminal E gates.

New systems have already replaced 39 Safedock units in Terminal D. Installation work in the other terminals will begin this year, for phased completion in the coming years.

To contact the author of this article, email Ben.Vogel@ihsmarkit.com


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