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wind farm near an airport approach

Wind farms and airports: Technology can light the way

The following responses are from Aveillant’s Head of Service Design, Rob Abbott, answering the questions raised in Wind...

wind farm airfield radar hazard

Wind Farms and the Radar Problem

The Government has set ambitious targets for renewable energy generation (with wind power being at the forefront), but...

de-icin operation during heavy snow

Heathrow embarks on holdover time pilot

International aviation regulations prohibit the takeoff of aircraft when snow, ice or frost is adhering to wings, tails,...

Atlanta airport passengers survey

Passengers at world’s busiest airport embrace mobile services

More than half of passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport would buy tickets using their mobile phones according to...

snowy owls pose major risk to US airfields

US airports work to minimise Snowy Owl bird-strike risk

Airports located in the eastern United States are dealing with increasing numbers of Snowy Owls which represent a...

snow plough operating at Chicago O'Hare

Polar vortex and new flying hours rules test winter operations plans

A combination of extreme cold weather and new Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) rules which were introduced to combat...

helsinki airport's new terminal design

Helsinki Airport development programme continues in January

Finavia will start to increase the capacity of Helsinki Airport's departure hall and improve terminal services this month.The...

Davis commission

DAVIES COMMISSION: The role of regional airports

While the focus of the aviation debate in the UK is often on passenger travel, the market for...

Davies commission

DAVIES COMMISSION: The rise of the Middle Eastern aviation hubs

In considering the UK’s aviation capacity requirements, the Commission took a wider view of emerging trends in the...

Davies commission

DAVIES COMMISSION: The thinking behind the proposals

The executive summary of the Davies Commission interim report sets out the background to the conclusions it has...