Saturday, September 15, 2018

Mangaluru airport to get advanced air navigation aids

Mangaluru: New state-of-the-art and advanced air navigation aids and advanced security system are being introduced in Mangaluru International Airport, according to S. Sreekumar, Regional Executive Director, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chennai.

Addressing presspersons here on Friday, he said that the airport would have advanced instrument landing system (ILS), radar and Doppler VHF omni-directional radio range (DVOR) navigational aids. It would have threat containment vehicle to handle bombs and central air traffic flow management (CATFM) facility.

He said that the AAI has proposed to widen the safety basic strip of the runway and construct part parallel taxi track in the second phase at an estimated cost of Rs. 121 crore. It required about 36 acres of land from the State government. The AAI is yet to get land and negotiations for getting it were on.
15/09/18 The Hindu