Daily operations within an airport are complex and stressful on a regular basis. However, when the winter season hits, snow, ice and other dangerous conditions can make running an airport a formidable task. Our Winter Operations In-Depth Focus from Issue 4 hears from four airports across the globe regarding how…
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Airlines, airports and ground handlers face many challenges when it comes to profitable operations and attracting the right talent to their organisation. All too often when we speak to airside businesses, we hear that many of the factors affecting their operations are ”out of our control”.
With the unpredictability of weather forecasts, and the little warning Frankfurt Airport often receives before the onset of snow, grounds operations team must be ready for all eventualities. Here, Fraport AG reveals how winter operations are streamlined at Frankfurt Airport.
With below average snowfall, and above average ice conditions throughout the winter, winter operations at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport are evolving with the weather. Airfield Maintenance Manager, Zaramie Lindseth, reveals how with over 33,000,000ft2 of pavement to de-ice, the operation must be streamlined, succinct and most importantly, safe.
Lars Aspelund Faurschou, Head of Airside Support at Copenhagen Airports A/S, explains how an all departments method is the best way to tackle to frequent and sometimes sudden winter weather that impacts Copenhagen Airport.
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From delivering its first snow removal machine to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport back in 1982, VAMMAS has proved its worth with an industry-leading surface cleaning product range. We examine the Finnish company’s range of sweeper-blowers in more detail, and reveal how they have revolutionised airport snow removal.
For the Sustainability Series this week we delve into the realms of winter operations as de-icing fluids can put natural resources at risk as they increase the carbon content in water. Stuttgart Airport maintains an intelligent sewage system consisting of 250km of tubes and water treatment basins with environmentally-responsible management.
In an interview with International Airport Review, Airbus discuss their new icephobic technology that will reduce de-icing times airside.
As winter weather becomes increasingly unpredictable, airport winter operations teams need to ensure they have the ability and provision to keep the airport running as smoothly and seamlessly as possible. This In-Depth Focus examines the ways airports can ensure they are adaptable and prepared for all eventualities.
12 February 2019 | By NATS and Searidge Technologies
NATS and Searidge are working with airports to combine the latest camera and machine learning technology with airfield and ATM data to solve some universal challenges – from low visibility to stand management.