Weekly review #165 - 7th September

Weekly review

First up this week, construction of a new international airport has started in Jebel, Balkan velayat of Turkmenistan. The Individual Enterprise “Gündogdy” is building the airport on a site of 275 hectares. Final plans include a passenger and cargo terminal, a control tower, buildings for rescue and fire services, specialized vehicles and a 3200-meter runway, an apron (designed for 6 wide-body aircraft) and 4 helicopters.

 

In more airport news for Asia, Kolhapur Airport is set to get a new terminal building with enhanced capacity and world-class facilities. Considering the tremendous passenger traffic growth at the Kolhapur airport, Airports Authority of India has undertaken the work for developing the airport for enhanced capacity. The development project includes construction of a new terminal building, strengthening of existing runway, extension of runway, construction of new apron and isolation bay.

 

In other news, Bartow Municipal Airport plans to open a traditional, as well as remote, air traffic control tower training academy in January, 2023. This training centre is the creation of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG) and provides aerospace and air traffic management services. WCG is known in the industry as the company that led the development of the air traffic control training program used by the FAA today.

 

Finally, have you ever wondered how maths keeps you safe on an aircraft? Over on the NATS blog, they've looked into it. NATS’ purpose is to “advance aviation and keep the skies safe” and monitoring airspace safety is an area which the Analytics team heavily supports. Within the Oceanic operation, one of the global Key Performance Indicators is called the Collision Risk Estimate (CRE). Find out more on their blog.

 

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Airports news

  • Kolhapur Airport to get new terminal building with enhanced capacity - Considering the tremendous passenger traffic growth at the Kolhapur airport, Airports Authority of India has undertaken the work for developing the airport for enhanced capacity. The development project includes construction of a new terminal building, strengthening of existing runway, extension of runway, construction of new apron and isolation bay.
  • Airservices’ Response to TRAX Final Report - Airservices Chief Executive Officer Jason Harfield said: “Airservices has carefully considered the Trax Final Report and adopts all the recommendations. We look forward to engaging further with the community on the report and our response to it.
  • Start of construction of a new international airport in Jebel - Construction of a new international airport has started in Jebel, Balkan velayat of Turkmenistan. In Jebel, on a site of 275 hectares, a passenger and cargo terminal, a control tower, buildings for rescue and fire services, specialized vehicles and a 3200-meter runway, an apron, designed for 6 wide-body aircraft and 4 helicopters, will be built.
  • All change at the top for Abu Dhabi Airports – Airport World - H.E. Jamal Salem Al Dhaheri is the new managing director and CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports. According to Abu Dhabi Airports, the appointment is in line with the next phase of its development as it continues to transform and become a regional leader in airport management and operations.

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