Airservices Australia - Articles and news items
Airport news • 23 August 2013 • Airservices Australia
Airservices new air traffic control tower in Adelaide officially open...
Issue 5 2012 • 3 October 2012 • Greg Dunstone, ADS-B Programme Manager, Airservices Australia
Airservices Australia is continuing the roll-out of Automatic Dependant Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology – a satellite-based technology enabling aircraft to be accurately tracked by air traffic controllers and other pilots without the need for conventional radar.Responsible for providing air traffic sur - veillance services for Australia’s 56 million square kilometres of airspace, Airservices Australia has been a world leader in the development and implementation of ADS-B technology. Currently, Australia’s ADS-B network is supported by 29 duplicated ground stations nationwide, plus 14 ADS-B capable multilateration sites in Tasmania and 16 sites in the Sydney basin.These are now delivering continuous surveillance of aircraft operations high level airspace across western, central and northern Australia where radar coverage does not currently exist. A further 14 ground stations are being considered to support the needs of airlines, regional and general aviation.
Airport news • 4 July 2012 • Airservices Australia
Combined air traffic control tower and aviation rescue fire station now open at Broome Airport...