Issue 2’s Guide To Remote Digital Towers
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Posted: 28 April 2021 | International Airport Review | No comments yet
In this Guide To, we hear about the world’s largest remote towers programme; the progress that CANSO members have made on remote and digital towers in the last 10 years; and £34 million digital remote towers project – the largest project of its kind in the UK.
Remote digital towers have revolutionised airport air traffic management. Physical towers full of air traffic controllers and equipment are now replaced by high-definition cameras and remote sensing technology. This month we focus on this innovative branch of airport traffic management.
- Great change is happening in the Arctic of Norway
Erik Lødding, Vice President of Strategy, Communications and Public Affairs at Avinor Air Navigation Services, talks to International Airport Review about the operator’s position at the centre of the world’s largest remote towers programme.
- Remote towers: No longer a Scandinavian curiosity
Conor Mullan, Associate Member Representative on the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization’s (CANSO) Executive Committee and Managing Director of Think Research, discusses the progress that CANSO members have made on remote and digital towers in the last 10 years, what direction the concept might take from here and how members and airports might become even more integrated in the future.
- HIAL plots its path to a digital future for air traffic services in the north of Scotland
For International Airport Review, Darren MacLeod, Head of ICT and Digital Transformation at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd, outlines the operator’s £34 million digital remote towers project – the largest project of its kind in the UK.