• Canada pioneers EoR implementation

    The Established on RNP-AR (EoR) separation standard laid down by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) was introduced for the first time in November, by Nav Canada at Calgary International Airport. EoR enables simultaneous arrivals on parallel runways, and it also facilitates quieter

  • AirMap launches real-time geofencing alerts on mobile app

    AirMap, the world’s leading airspace management platform for drones, has added real-time geofencing alerts to its mobile app on iOS and Android. Available for free, the feature alerts pilots of their platform’s in-flight positioning and offers a visual and verbal alert when their

  • U-space reaches its Zenith in Manchester trial

    Manchester Airport has hosted the first airfield demonstration in the UK of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations alongside crewed aircraft in controlled airspace. In Operation Zenith – the first UK contribution to the European U-space Demonstrator Network – NATS controllers used the

  • Belgium to unify civil and military airspace

    The air navigation service provider (ANSP) for Belgium celebrated the 20th anniversary of being corporatised in November by changing its name from Belgocontrol to Skeyes. The rebranding coincides with plans to unify Belgian civil and military airspace by the end of 2019, when military controllers

  • Remote ANSP adds two more sites

    Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions (SDATS) will be the air navigation service provider (ANSP) for traffic at Örnsköldsvik and Sundsvall-Timrå airports in Sweden from 1 January 2019, with flights controlled via the R-TWR remote tower solution from the SDATS centre in Sundsvall. The

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  • Music City hits a high note

    Construction is set to start of a new International Arrivals Terminal (IAT) and an expanded terminal lobby at Nashville International Airport, the largest components of a six-year long project called BNA Vision with a budget in excess of USD1 billion. The lobby expansion and IAT will encompass
  • Cobus pursues green bus sales in North America

    Cobus hopes to spark sales of battery-powered airport passenger buses in North America through development of a second vehicle model. Cobus Industries (the US subsidiary of the German manufacturer) continues to see brisk sales of its conventional apron buses in the US, and it has sold its E.COBUS
  • Welsh researchers shine a light on concealed items

    Cardiff Airport in the UK is hosting trials of a new terahertz-based passenger scanner on 4–7 December 2018. The purpose of the trial is for industry, the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure, the Civil Aviation Authority, and other UK government bodies (including Border



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    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.