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ERA starts Saudi ADS-B rollout

05 June 2019

ERA is providing nationwide ADS-B coverage for Saudi Arabia. (ERA)ERA is providing nationwide ADS-B coverage for Saudi Arabia. (ERA)ERA has begun work with a local subcontractor to install its NEO system for nationwide ADS-B coverage in Saudi Arabia, under a contract signed with Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) in April.

The 18-month Kingdom Wide ADS-B and Afif WAM project also includes wide area multilateration (WAM) coverage around Afif in central Saudi Arabia. Fourteen sensors will provide coverage out to a radius of 150 n miles.

A total of 14 dual ADS-B stations will be deployed at SANS-owned sites to deliver countrywide surveillance, with a central processing system in Jeddah. Data will be distributed to SANS area control centres in Riyadh and Jeddah, as well as to SANS headquarters.

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


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