Aviation 019/15

Status: Open
Recommendation Date: 
1 February 2016
Recipient Name: 
Auckland International Airport
Text:
On 1 February 2016 the Commission recommended that the chief executive of Auckland International Airport Limited, in conjunction with the chief executive of Airways, measure and recalibrate luminous intensity settings for the taxiway centreline lights, runway centreline and
runway edge lights and reconfigure the associated control tower setting selections so that controllers may select the respective light intensities recommended by ICAO for various levels of ambient lighting.
Reply Text:
Auckland Airport supports the recommendation from the TAIC report, which is to measure and recalibrate luminous intensity settings for the taxiway centreline lights, runway centreline and runway edge lights and reconfigure the associated control tower setting selections. Auckland Airport will undertake full consultation with Airways Corporation NZ on the requirements and timing of these actions and anticipate a proposed timeline for implementation will be able to be advised to the CAA on completion of this consultation. The consultation outcome is expected to be available by the end of April 2016.
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