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PORTUGAL: Electromechanics completes works at the João Paulo II Airport

29 July 2011 No Comment

João Paulo II AirportExtension work on platforms W, TWY ‘D’ and ‘E’ is complete at the João Paulo II Airport, in Ponta Delgada, Azores. With a final amount of 2.9 million euros, this contract was under the responsibility of the Electromechanics Direction and has involved the extension of the taxiways D and E, the remodelling of taxiway C, the implementation of the innovative Airfield Ground Lighting Automation System AGLAS (from the Belgian company ADB).  This device will provide significant savings in power cables and more features and versatility for future change in the aircrafts’ ground traffic movements. All the aircraft ground support equipment has also been implemented, through the installation of ground power units, coordinate plates, lighting of W plate and remodelling of the light-signalling command and control system. These tasks have been carried out for ANA  – Aeroportos de Portugal, and have lasted for one year and eight months.