Jersey Airport gets new ILS/DME

Systems Interface supplies ILS to UK Channel Island airport

Systems Interface has completed a turnkey contract to design, supply, install and commission a replacement Instrument Landing System (ILS) with Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) on Runway 26 at Jersey Airport for Ports of Jersey.

The company provided a complete project management service throughout the contract including, an onsite two-week manufacturer’s training course. The new system entered operational service on time ahead of the busy summer schedule.

Systems interface installed a Normarc 7000 series ILS consisting of a two Frequency Dual Transmitter Localizer (LOC) with a 12-element two frequency LOC Antenna system; a two-frequency dual transmitter Glide Path (GP) system and M-array GP antenna system, including monitor mast and a Normarc low Power 100W DME including antenna.

The ILS system has full remote control and monitoring and remote maintenance and monitoring systems.

Jersey Airport air traffic control annually manages more than 100,000 flights within the 8,300 sq km of Channel Islands Airspace. Jersey Airport handled circa 1.66 million passengers in 2018.