Spain’s Menorca Airport to function with KONGSBERG’s Distant Tower System
Along with Gesnaer Consulting and Avinor Air Navigation Providers, KONGSBERG has been chosen to offer the KONGSBERG superior Distant Tower System for Air Site visitors Management at Menorca Airport.
16 Oct 2020
As a substitute of a conventional view of the airspace and runways, the system features a 360° panorama excessive decision digicam system for a dwell out the window view and a pan-tilt zoom digicam for the controller’s binocular features.
The distinctive design of the Electro-Optical Sensor Suite, features a rotating platform housing a visible and infrared 360° daylight and infrared cameras and a pan-tilt digicam platform with a visible zoom digicam, an infrared digicam, a laser vary finder and a signaling mild. The digital out the window view is displayed for the controllers on excessive decision screens.
The system might be prolonged to manage a number of airports from the identical management heart. Remotely controlling a number of airports from the identical location is what Norway is at the moment setting into operation. KONGSBERG and Avinor Air Navigation Providers are working collectively on the Ninox program that features 15 totally different airports that can all be operated from a brand new management heart in Bodø, Norway. Two of that are operational and managed by Bodø at the moment, and the subsequent 13 are lined as much as be linked into the management heart.
‘Distant management of air site visitors brings new capabilities to air site visitors operations, enabling secure operations at decreased prices. That is achieved by the mixture of high-end know-how and confirmed secure operation procedures and ideas. KONGSBERG is proud to ship our world class resolution to Menorca airport and AENA along with the business workforce.’ says Kjetil Reiten Myhra, Government Vice President Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace AS.
Avinor Air Site visitors Management Heart in Bodø, built-in and prepared for operation.
‘The mix of our corporations’ experience inside aviation operations and know-how coupled with our expertise from the Norwegian NINOX program will allow us to offer the very best system for the Menorca airport. We sit up for introducing the world main Distant Towers know-how and operational know-how to the Spanish market along with KONGSBERG’ says Mr. Anders Kirsebom, CEO of Avinor Air Navigation Providers.
The system shall be delivered in 2021. Gesnaer Consulting is liable for implementing and executing the challenge for AENA.
For extra data:
Ronny Lie, Chief Communication Officer, Kongsberg Gruppen ASA,
Tel.: (+47) 916 10 798.
Camilla Brevik Hågensen, Director Communication, Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace,
Tel.: (+47) 479 08 383.
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