Airfield / Airport Lighting

Detroit Metropolitan to Convert to LED

July 19, 2013 0

  Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) plans to replace all 6,050 lighting fixtures in both parking structures and increase the number of fixtures by 19% – a move that is hoped to save 66% on its […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

Schiphol to Install LED Lighting Along Runways

July 18, 2013 0

  Over the next few years, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol plans to replace all signs along its runways by new ones provided with LED lighting. The signs, currently illuminated using halogen lamps, are situated in the […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

Guernsey Airport Improves Runway Safety

July 18, 2013 0

  Guernsey Airport is taking action to improve runway safety, after investing in new green frangible approach masts from UK manufacturer Pollite Ltd, as part of a wider £80m (US$121.8m) runway redevelopment. The masts will […]

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ADB Modernises Cape Town Runway

February 15, 2013 0

Airports Company South Africa has selected ADB Airfield Solutions to upgrade the aeronautical ground lighting (AGL) at Cape Town International Airport. The company will supply and install its new AD lights for the runway centreline, […]

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Minutes on MALMS

December 4, 2012 0

Tom Allett attended the recent Mobile Airfield Light Monitoring System (MALMS) user group seminar, hosted by Tailor Made Systems (TMS) in Manchester, UK. The latest in a series of MALMS User Group Seminars was held […]

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The Bigger Picture

November 6, 2012 0

Should airports buy environmentally-friendly, but cheaper-to-run LEDs for airfields, or opt for older, cheaper technology?  It’s a question that regularly challenges facilities, as Tom Allett reports. “You can be as ‘green’ as you like, but […]

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ADB Partners With Exel Composites

September 19, 2012 0

Airfield ground lighting solutions provider ADB has joined hands with technology company Exel Composites to offer frangible masts and towers for airfield lighting.  This will help ADB expand its solution offering, while ensuring a safer […]

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A Brighter Future

August 7, 2012 0

Caroline Cook explores how LED airfield lighting can save costs and energy. As the world moves towards more environmentally-friendly technology, the aviation industry in particular has plenty of opportunities to develop its ‘green’ factor.  More […]

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96 Hours in August

June 18, 2012 0

Tom Allett spoke to Alice Hossain about Bremen Airport’s decision to close down for the duration of its forthcoming runway resurfacing and lighting project. While it isn’t completely unheard of, it is still a rare […]