The new runway’s edge lighting falls squarely under the environmental category of the triple bottom line. The airport authority jumped at the chance to install LED high-intensity runway edge lights shortly after the FAA approved them last spring – even though the LEDs did not qualify for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding and runway construction was already nearly complete at the time.
A-VDGS systems have rapidly become the standard in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and the concept is gaining momentum in the US. With 181 of its mainline gates now equipped with the Safedock system, American Airlines has become ADB SAFEGATE’s largest U.S. customer as well as an important strategic partner by driving innovation to better serve the needs of U.S. airlines and airports. Continue reading
To accommodate its growing business, ADNOC has decided to invest in a new airport that will replace the island’s existing airport. The new airport and a residential area are part of a larger Das Island Development Plan to extend the existing island approximately 17 hectare by reclaiming and compacting 16 million m3 of sand. ADB SAFEGATE was engaged to supply and install airfield ground lighting and air traffic services equipment for the new state-of-the-art Das Island Airport. Continue reading