Spain's Newest Commercial Airport, Andorra-La Seu, Control Tower completed

Posted by Admin User on 21/01/2015 Spain's Newest Commercial Airport, Andorra-La Seu, Control Tower completed

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy officially opened Spain’s newest commercial airport on Thursday 8th January 2015. Andorra-La Seu, will shortly receive commercial flights of 45/50 seat aircraft, and aims to receive 50,000 annual passengers by 2025.

Systems Interface, based in the UK, supplied, installed and commissioned a complete Aerodrome Flight Information Service System (AFIS) for private company Servicos Aeronáuticos Control Y Navegación SL (SAERCO). The first private air navigation service provider in Spain.

Installation of all equipment began mid December 2014 and was completed on time for the Prime Minister’s arrival.

Systems Interface supplied a suite of Frequentis products that provide an almost fully IP based solution - including:

  • Fully IP based VCCS, that is completely compliant to EUROCE ED-137B Standards, allowing voice communication and data, in addition to information services, to be shared on the same network.
  • DIVOS 3 log recording system that offers recording of all relevant information such as, voice, screen, radar and all other data of interest.
  • TAPTOOLS to include smartNAV, smartMET and smartLICOS control and monitoring system to provide a single interface to Airfield Lighting, Meteorological data and Alarm Monitoring.
  • Park Air T6 VHF Radios were additionally supplied along with antennas and cabling.

Negotiations are currently underway with carriers to begin direct commercial and freight flights from cities within the Schengen area member states.