Raytheon to provide ATM system to Al Maktoum airport

15 November 2011 (Last Updated November 15th, 2011 18:30)

Raytheon Company is to install its next-generation air traffic management system, AutoTrac III (AT3), at Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, UAE.

Raytheon Company is to install its next-generation air traffic management system, AutoTrac III (AT3), at Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai, UAE.

The AT3 system, which will be operational by 2012, will manage air traffic control automation in Dubai's terminal airspace, and will provide approach control services for Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai International Airport, Sharjah International Airport and the Al Minhad Airbase.

The system will also support tower operations at Dubai and Al Maktoum airports.

The AT3 system installed in Dubai includes multi-radar tracking capabilities, advanced flight data processing, advanced safety net functions, online data interchange, arrival and departure management, and electronic flight strips.

The next-generation ATM technology offers clear information to air traffic controllers on a situation display, covering flights, surveillance, aeronautical and meteorological data.