Irish Aviation Authority To Give Landing Systems Major Upgrade
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is reportedly set to replace instrument landing systems at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports.
According to the Irish Independent, the upgrade is likely to cost tens of millions of euro.
Instrument Landing Systems
IAA said that it needs to replace the current instrument landing systems (ILS), which were commissioned between 2006-’07, “in the immediate future”.
The development plans also include the installation of an ILS on the new runway under construction at Dublin Airport - though it is reported that it will require an advanced ILS.
IAA said it expects the installation for the new runway to commence near the end of 2020, to be completed in 2021.
Work to replace existing ILS in the country’s main airport will start in 2021, potentially finishing up in 2022.
ILS replacement work will begin in Cork in 2022, and in 2023 for Shannon Airport.
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