Whyalla Airport – Design & Installation of Apron & Taxiway Lighting

March, 2022

Successful completion on the design & Installation of Apron & Taxiway Lighting at Whyalla Airport.

Avionics scope of works included;

New pit and duct installed for Apron lighting upgrade

New pit and duct to connect ALER room, this will future proof the Airport for years to come

Installation of new LED low intensity Airfield Ground Lighting

Installation of conduit & water pipe for BoM services

Commissioning and compliance testing of all electrical works and lighting

Whyalla City Council has operated the Whyalla Airport since the ownership was transferred from the Federal Government in 1991

The airport has two runways, three taxiways, general aviation apron, a sealed regular passenger transport apron and a lawned helicopter parking area.

The main runway and taxiway have runway lighting installed for night time use, which is controlled by a PAALC (pilot activated aerodrome lighting control) system. Standby power is available for runway and taxiway lights.

Installation of a new 25m floodlighting pole and upgrading existing floodlights to ewo Gen.3 Luminaires ensuring compliance to MoS139

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