Honeywell Provides SmartPath To Airport

Honeywell is to provide its ‘SmartPath’ ground based augmentation system (GBAS) to St Helena’s Airport, which is under construction on the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena; the airport is due to open in 2016. The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) certified technology enhances Global Positioning System (GPS) signals to make them suitable for precision approach and landing. It aims to reduce weather-related delays, lower air traffic noise, improve flight efficiency and increase airport capacity.

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