Ireland West Airport Knock Radio Upgrade and Control Tower Desk Replacement12-May-2015
Systems Interface, based in the UK, has supplied, installed and commissioned VHF AM Digital Multimode Transceivers and designed and supplied a bespoke Air Traffic Control desk and other Tower furniture at Ireland West Airport Knock without interruption to the airports busy flight schedules.
Systems Interface provided full project management and installation including removal of existing desk, reinstatement of equipment in new console and the installation of structured cabling between VCR and equipment room. A four part Safety Case and Transition Plan were also produced for onward submission to SRG/IAA by the airport.
SATCO, Michael Connolly, said: ‘The refurbishment of the ATC Control Tower was undertaken to enhance safety but also to improve the comfort of the Controllers while in position. Right from the beginning of the project Systems Interface were very professional and easy to deal with.
There was great co-operation between all parties on deciding the final design. The dismantling of the old furniture, wiring and equipment and the installation of the new furniture and reinstatement of old and new ATC equipment took place without incident or disruption to our busy fight schedule.
In addition the attention to detail as regards having all the correct paperwork in place for regulatory requirement was excellent’.
About Ireland West Airport Knock
Situated 3.5 miles south-west of Charlestown, County Mayo and 12.5 miles from Knock it is the 4th busiest Airport in the Republic of Ireland handling 703,318 passengers in 2014.