Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport in Sweden was one of the very first airports to use individual control and monitoring of airfield lighting. Their very first system is still in operation but has over the years gradually been extended to include all airfield lighting at the airport: taxiway, stop bars and sensor systems. Continue reading
One of the pioneer airports in China to use ADB SAFEGATE Solutions’ proven, world-class technologies. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) has made unbelievable progress in the 13 years since it started operations. Today, it is the busiest international hub of mainland China, ranking 22nd in terms of international traffic globally.
Hobart International Airport is one of the top ten busiest airports in Australia, is curfew-free and has had considerable growth over the past ten years. In 2012, the airport undertook a major runway and taxiway resurfacing project which included the replacement of the entire airfield lighting system including a new control system and the construction of a new Airfield Lighting Equipment Room (ALER). ADB SAFEGATE provides intelligent LED airfield lighting solutions to realize the energy potential of LED technologies in the airfield environment.
A mega renovation project is underway at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport since January 2013, which his is one of the world’s busiest airports and Taiwan’s busiest international airport.The project is an effort to modernize airport infrastructure as well as the airfield to make it safer and more reliable to support the rising volumes in air traffic at this major hub.
What do you do when you need a specific type of in-pavement fixture for a vital part of your airport, but you can no longer procure the fixture you need? You work with a determined, innovative manufacturing partner that perseveres until a satisfactory solution is found to resolve your problem now and in the future. Chicago O’Hare International Airport found itself in just such a predicament a few years ago. Continue reading
ADB SAFEGATE’s ASP-SafeControl solution has been installed as part of the runway guard light project at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas. This project is a key component of Houston’s strategy to prevent runway incursions that can endanger aircraft and ground vehicles. The contractor for the runway guard light project selected Safegate Group’s ASP-SafeControl system, largely because of its nearly universal compatibility with their own components such as regulators, light fixtures and the control system. Equally important was the successful track record of the ASP-SafeControl system at dozens of airports around the world under all kinds of airfield conditions. Continue reading
Singapore Changi Airport has two runways with a complex taxiway system connecting to three passenger terminals and one cargo terminal. The airport operates a wide variety of aircraft with approximately 735 movements a day. In 2012 the airport had 51.2 million passengers and over 320,000 aircraft movements. The airports annual growth is in excess of 5% and a third runway is planned for the future. Continue reading
The Moss Airport in Rygge, Norway is a combined military and civil airport where civil aviation has been growing considerably during recent years and is expected to continue to do so. The combination of military and civil operation requires special considerations when designing an airfield lighting system as the operations are managed by two organizations with different needs. Continue reading
In November 2009 Stockholm-Arlanda was the first airport to reach the highest level (3+) of the environmental climate program called “Airport Carbon Accreditation” supported by Airport Council International Europe (ACI) and WSP Environmental. This program is based on ambitious environmental work within all areas at the airport, the cooperation with external partners and additional work with projects related to reduce CO2 emissions in less developed countries. Continue reading
At the start of the decade, the International Airport of Geneva decided to renovate its old parallel Airfield lighting circuits and employ a safer and more reliable architecture using series circuits. The single runway has 9 taxiway entries and the original design was to use interleaved circuits for each Stop-bar with two CCR’s per stop bar. Continue reading