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Control and command of Biarritz airport ground lighting

Biarritz, France

To continue with the renovation of six airports in the southwest of France, AI has made on behalf of the civil aviation (SNA / SO), the control and monitoring system of the airport of Biarritz.
The control and monitoring system put in place follows the guideline which is to standardize the systems on the six airports to allow easy and simple use by air traffic controllers.
Many discussions and the great flexibility of AI permitted to provide customized technical and ergonomic solutions.
The civil aviation has relied on AI because of its extensive experience in the airport field.

Control and monitoring system of Biarritz Airport

At the heart of this control system, AI men installed a Schneider M340 programmed with Unity. The PLC focuses and distributes data from all devices through TCP / IP network. Commands are entered on two Magelis touch-panels installed in the watchtower.

Monitored devices:

  • 8 airfield lightingConstant Current Regulators
  • 1 input/output terminal
  • 2 touch-panels