Innovation

Colorado’s remote tower project gets underway 

September 18, 2018 0

Camera masts have now been successfully installed at the official US test facility at Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport where a remote air traffic control system is being developed, writes Aimée Turner in the latest issue of Air […]

Corporate

Serco, Kongsberg team on remote ATC solution

July 12, 2018 0

Commercial air navigation service provider Serco and Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to address the emerging UK market for air traffic control services. Under the agreement, Kongsberg will provide […]

Airports

Inverness is HIAL's preferred remote hub

July 5, 2018 0

A scoping study from consultants Ekos, setting out why Inverness should be the preferred location, has been accepted, in principle, by the Highlands and Islands Airports authority (HIAL). The project, first announced in January 2018, will change […]

Airports

Leesburg Executive to resume remote tests

June 11, 2018 0

Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport is to recommence testing its remote air traffic control system in June for a 30-day period. Phase 3a of the programme is set to begin June 25 and will involve off-site […]

CAAs/ANSPs

AVINOR advances multiple remote tower ops

May 31, 2018 0

Norwegian air service provider AVINOR with Indra and its Norwegian subsidiary, Indra Navia as technology provider, have successfully completed the first test in a series of validations within SESAR 2020 programme to simultaneously manage traffic in […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Invercargill gets New Zealand's first digital tower

May 8, 2018 0

Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a remote location. Airways New Zealand, issuing a Request for Proposal […]