Maintenance personnel at McCarran International Airport (LAS) no longer put pen to paper when they log maintenance performed on runway lights. Instead, a digital asset management system uses GPS technology to track the work performed and pushes the information to a cloud-based platform to enhance the accuracy of maintenance records. Continue reading
Munich Airport’s New Apron Module C 02.5, located south east of the airport area, provides 21 new stands. The project was completed in March 2021, with opening for full operation in April 2021. Frank Wunderlich, VP of Central and Eastern Europe, ADB SAFEGATE, explains Munich Airport’s approach as a technology leader in adopting the newest and best technologies for the new apron to Ross Falconer, ACI Europe Airport Business. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) and SafeControl Apron Management will help streamline apron operations at the new Salt Lake City International Airport. The new airport, which opened Phase I in September and October 2020, was designed to reduce taxi times and aircraft idling. The ADB SAFEGATE solution will support airlines with safe, precise automated docking and a more efficient apron operation. Continue reading
TAHITI. Since this year French Polynesia has started with a project to illuminate several airports with ADB SAFEGATE AGL so they can remain open during the night or in times of bad weather. Makemo airport was the first one on the list of airports to commission, and as a Service Engineer I was tasked to do the commissioning of the systems at Makemo airport in Tahiti. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE. Tourism is a major industry in The Bahamas, and ensuring both runways at Lynden Pindling International Airport are functional and can handle as many flights as possible is a priority for the airport. ADB SAFEGATE undertakes turnkey project to supply airfield lighting infrastructure and rebuild approach systems at The Bahamas’ largest airport.
VENICE. Venice Marco Polo Airport is the international airport serving Venice and the fifth-busiest airport in Italy. After more than 20 years, VCE airport took the big decision to replace all old halogen AGL with new LED AGL. The two runways are now full equipped with ADBSG LED Flashing lights system. On a night without clouds, you might be able to see the flashing lights system in action from the tower of San Marco.
PRESS RELEASE. Hamburg Airport is optimizing its apron infrastructure to improve operational efficiency. The airport, has once again, selected ADB SAFEGATE to supply and install its Safedock T1 Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS) and extend the SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) system. This setup will help the airport to improve predictability, minimize turnaround time, and reduce delays.
Sandwiched between two large bodies of water, the peninsula of Florida receives lots of warm, humid air. When combined with sunlight and ocean breezes, it’s the perfect brew for thunderstorms—and operational challenges for airports like Southwest Florida International (RSW) in Fort Myers. RSW recently installed an automated docking system on each of its concourses to mitigate such risks and keep planes moving.
PRESS RELEASE. Dublin Airport, Ireland’s busiest airport, is expanding its infrastructure and adding new technologies to support passenger growth. The airport has chosen ADB SAFEGATE to provide its Safedock Advanced Visual Docking Guidance Systems (A-VDGS). The company will also link its SafeControl Apron Management (SAM) to support Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) on the apron. With this, Dublin Airport will be able to increase efficiency at every stage of the turnaround process, reduce delays and unnecessary fuel burn, and better utilize resources.
With the third new runway, Russia’s busiest airport, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO), allows to increase its capacity from 60 to 65 flights per hour to something close to 90. At ADB SAFEGATE we are proud to have contributed to the improved airport performance through the commissioning of the complete set of Airfield Lighting.