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Cairns ILS to be upgraded

written by australianaviation.com.au | June 3, 2010

Airservices Australia has announced that it will upgrade the instrument landing system (ILS) at Cairns Airport to increase its reliability.

The upgrade will cost $3 million and will be undertaken before the onset of the wet season. The works are expected to be done in such a way that disruption to air traffic at the airport will be minimised.

“This upgrade to the ILS will improve safety and ensure that extended and uncontrolled outages are kept to a minimum in future,” said Airservices general manager technology and asset services Alastair Hodgson.

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The upgrade at Cairns is part of an ongoing program to gradually upgrade or replace ILSs around Australia to ensure continued service provision until 2025.

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Cairns ILS to be upgraded

written by australianaviation.com.au | June 3, 2010

Airservices Australia has announced that it will upgrade the instrument landing system (ILS) at Cairns Airport to increase its reliability.

The upgrade will cost $3 million and will be undertaken before the onset of the wet season. The works are expected to be done in such a way that disruption to air traffic at the airport will be minimised.

“This upgrade to the ILS will improve safety and ensure that extended and uncontrolled outages are kept to a minimum in future,” said Airservices general manager technology and asset services Alastair Hodgson.

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The upgrade at Cairns is part of an ongoing program to gradually upgrade or replace ILSs around Australia to ensure continued service provision until 2025.

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