Scandinavian Mountains Airport – Without Air Traffic Control Tower
Scandinavian Mountains Airport at the border between Sweden and Norway is one of the first airports in the world to pioneer new remote air traffic control technology. Designed to improve safety and cut costs, there will be no physical control tower at the airport. Scandinavian Mountains Airport – without air traffic control tower – a world’s first!
The operators do their work in a low-rise building in Sundsvall some 300 kilometers (186 miles) away. The solution could pave the way for drastic changes to the way smaller airports operate around the world.
The terminal at Scandinavian Mountains Airport serves Scandinavia’s largest alpine ski areas, Trysil in Norway and Sälen in SwedenRelated: Climate Smart Airports in Sweden
“The idea has been around for a while,” says R. John Hansman, professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT. According to CNN, multiple cameras and sensors will be installed around the airfields and its immediate…
This is only a snippet of a Scandinavian Travel Article written by Tor Kjølberg
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