Two years later, the London city airport you will receive a digital command-and-control room, located 110 km from the runways

Now in the airport reconstruction and extension, which allocated $ 455 million

A characteristic element of any airport is a control tower (KDP), which are working places of dispatchers. It is usually located so as to provide a good overview of the airfield, runways, taxiways and Parking areas. However, with the advent of computers, electronic means of surveillance and communication that has ceased to be obligatory. According to the source, two years later, the London city airport you will receive a digital command-and-control room, located 110 km from the runways.

The KDP staff will be watching at the airport on the screens using cameras with 30x zoom. They ensure visibility throughout the entire field with a length of 1.5 km.

Now in the airport reconstruction and extension, which allocated $ 455 million. The construction of the new building of the new tower will begin this year and end next year, and then will be carried out trial operation. It is assumed that the new equipment can support the operation of the airport in the next three decades.

Source: Reuters

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