Abu Dhabi airport gets low-visibility certificate

06 January 2009

Abu Dhabi Airports Company on Monday said Abu Dhabi International Airport has received regulatory approval for enhanced low visibility operations. This approval, the first of its kind in the Middle East, allows for aircraft to be able to safely manoeuvre in low visibility conditions. The newly operational second runway is planned to be CAT III B approach rated in 2009. Yesterday's announcement reflects the upgrading of the airport's original runway which can now be utilised when visibility falls below 200 metres.

A MEED Subscription...

Subscribe or upgrade your current MEED.com package to support your strategic planning with the MENA region’s best source of business information. Proceed to our online shop below to find out more about the features in each package.

Get Notifications