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Trends in airfield lighting

7 August 2017 | By

The CAPA Airports Construction Database forecasts that by 2020 more than $500 billion will be invested into airport construction and $200 billion allocated toward nearly 400 new airports. Raghu Seelamonthula, Director - Products & Solutions for Airport Systems at Honeywell Airports Business, covers the company’s aim to build its projects…


LEDs for airfield lighting: A medley of human factors

20 September 2016 | By John D. Bullough,Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The use of light emitting diodes (LEDs) in airfield lighting has numerous benefits but it is important for airports to also consider the impact of the unique visual properties of LED lighting to pilots and those working on the airfield. John D. Bullough of the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer…


Airfield Lighting at Queenstown Airport in New Zealand

24 May 2016 | By Airways New Zealand

Queenstown Airport is the gateway to one of New Zealand’s most popular tourist destinations and is experiencing unprecedented growth. Its alpine terrain and fluctuating weather also make the aviation environment challenging for air transport operations. Airways New Zealand reveals how a major lighting and infrastructure upgrade is making evening flights…


Airfield lighting: A regulatory approach

26 January 2016 | By Gernot Kessler, Deputy Head of the ATM/ANS and Aerodrome Department at the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Today’s regulatory environment for systems such as airfield lighting is incomplete and varies widely across European Member States. In result, disadvantages emerge both for the manufacturing industry, as well as for the airfield operators. These lead in particular to market restrictions, additional burden and also clarity and liability issues. A…


LED technology: Adelaide Airport’s journey

27 November 2015 | By Stephanie Bolt and Jimmy Low, Adelaide Airport

LED technology has fast become a proven and reliable replacement for interior, landside and airfield lighting. As Adelaide Airport’s Stephanie Bolt, Environment Manager, and Jimmy Low, Projects and Engineering Manager explain, LED technology has become a preferred option at Adelaide Airport for select lighting upgrades, not only as a way…


Airfield Lighting supplement 2015

2 June 2015 | By

In this Airfield Lighting supplement, Dzintra Jātniece from Riga International Airport describes their successful upgrade to CAT II standard, and Khrishan Tangri from Brisbane Airport Corporation explains how they have developed an award winning maintenance cycle...