A good evaluation is essential to reduce wildlife hazards at airports

In its June 2013 issue, the magazine “Avion Revue Internacional” published an article entitled: Colisiones con aves en aeropuertos. Primer paso: un buen diagnóstico (Bird strikes at airports. First step: a good evaluation), which reflected the good practices at Barcelona-El Prat Airport in the management of risks related to birds and other animals in the airport grounds. […]

The application of radar technologies helps to reduce wildlife risks at airports.

Wildlife management to reduce the risk of bird strikes requires careful evaluation and a good knowledge of bird movements within the airport grounds and surrounding areas. A new technology is increasingly being used to improve this evaluation: the radar detection of birds. This technology was endorsed in 2012 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of […]