Airports around the globe ready to get onboard with GRF and Boschung ATLAS
Boschung, a renowned manufacturer of equipment for mobile and fixed surface condition management, especially in the field of ice early warning systems has launched ATLAS, a new automated system to fulfill International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) requirements for runway condition reporting.
With over 50 years of experience in the field of runway condition detection, the Boschung group new offering is a comprehensive solution for the Global Reporting Format (GRF), the new globally harmonized method brought into being by the ICAO.
Taking advantages of new sensors like the pavement sensors IT-RWY for runway condition detection and r-snow for snow depth measurement and snow type detection, ATLAS provide the
runway condition codes, as well as the contaminant type, depth, and coverage with an unequalled accuracy and without the need for runway closure. With twenty-four-seven availability, the system is modular and scalable so that it can be adapted to all kinds of airports in all climate regions.
Boschung is a Swiss company and a world leader in surface condition management. The group engineers, develops, manufactures, operates and services comprehensive integrated solution for the efficiency and safety of traffic surfaces. Today the group is present on three continents with 12 locations in 10 countries.
Boschung provides solutions to detect, act and manage traffic surface conditions for three major industry sectors: airport, highways and roads, town and municipality. From Ice Early Warning Systems to prevent the formation of ice to snow removal vehicles, mobile and fixed de-icing equipment to management platforms and applications, Boschung provides solutions for the security and the efficiency of roads and airport traffic ways.