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 […]

Airports

ADPI Wins Taiwan Runway Contract

May 29, 2013 0

Aéroports de Paris Ingénierie (ADPI), in partnership with Taiwanese design and engineering office Sinotech, has won a contract to redevelop the runways at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. The company will complete the studies and detailed […]

Airports

Dubai Airports to Upgrade Runways

May 10, 2013 1

Operator Dubai Airports plans to undertake an extensive runway enhancement project at Dubai International (DXB) during an 80-day period commencing May 1, 2014. To safeguard service levels while the work is taking place, scheduled passenger […]

Airports

Chopin Airport to Close Runway for Overhaul

April 3, 2013 0

  Chopin Airport, Poland, will close RWY 3 for six months to carry out major repair work, which last took place almost 30 years ago.  All take-offs and landings will be moved to RWY 1. […]

Airports

Extended Runway Opens at Halifax Stanfield

January 24, 2013 0

The newly-extended main runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport was officially opened on January 21, allowing Atlantic Canada to “embark on a new era in air service”, according to Airport Authority President & CEO Tom […]

Airports

Runway to Prosperity

January 23, 2013 0

Carroll McCormick finds out how a runway extension will make Erie International competitive with peer airports. On November 8, 2012, two years ahead of schedule and under budget, a 1,920ft (585m) runway extension was opened […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

Let There Be LEDs

January 23, 2013 0

Martyn Cartledge explains how Manchester Airport is leading the        way with recently approved LED lighting technology. On August 17, 2012, a NOTAM was issued by the UK CAA approving the use of high-intensity LED […]

Airports

Oslo Considers Runway Options

December 4, 2012 0

Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL) has announced that a decision on where its third runway will be built will be made: “in 2013”.  The Norwegian Government has already decided that land will be set aside for […]

Airports

Runway Extension Begins

December 4, 2012 0

Work has started on a runway extension at Birmingham Airport, UK.  By extending the existing runway by 1, 328ft (405m), aircraft will be able to take off with more fuel and fly directly to destinations […]