ATM Modernization, Commercial

U.K. Airport to Deploy Era ADS-B System

By Tish Drake | January 18, 2008

A U.K. airport group will deploy Era Corp.’s wide area multilateration and automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance solution, the Reston, Va.-based company said Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Manchester Airport Group has selected the services for the East Midlands Airport, UK. MSS by Era will initially provide enhanced surveillance information for the airport’s environmental management program, with the option to extend the use of the system to support air traffic control operations, both on the surface and in the approach area. Era provides airport management solutions to airports, including Atlanta, New York, Dallas, Washington, as well as Edinburgh and Glasgow airports in Scotland. Era also provides air traffic control solutions to Beijing, Dublin, Copenhagen, Munich and Singapore.

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