Africa Aerospace & Defense 2014

Lighting the way [AAD141]

17 September 2014

ADB Airfield Solutions (Hangar 1, Stand D4) is a recognised leader with a worldwide presence in airfield ground lighting solutions in the ICAO and FAA markets, providing advanced, integrated and sustainable solutions for visual guidance. More than 2,000 airports in 150 countries have chosen ADB as their preferred partner for airside operations.

ADB has implemented one of the world’s largest turnkey airfield ground lighting projects at the recently opened Hamad International Airport (HIA), Doha. The scope included the full design, installation, integration, commissioning and servicing of more than 8,000 airfield lights individually controlled by ADB’s fully automated system and a host of third-party airfield information and guidance systems that enhance runway safety. The airport, which has been officially operational since 30 April 2014, serves as a hub to Qatar Airways.

The company’s South African business model embraces consulting, design, manufacturing, supply, installation, commissioning, maintenance, training and logistics support, all of which are designed to provide high-value end-to-end solutions to its clients.

The wide-ranging portfolio of products includes airfield ground lighting systems – halogen, LED or solar, and control systems, automated docking systems, air bridges, meteorological weather observation systems, navaids (surveillance, landing aids, navigational aids, communications, ATC systems), MV/HV reticulation, LV reticulation (generators, UPS), apron lighting, terminal building (baggage handling, FIDS, PA, security, PABX/ VoIP), apron LED flood lighting, approach poles and masts, photometric testing solutions, and 400Hz ground power units.

ADB is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in 20 other countries across the world, including South Africa.

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