The ability to withstand the harsh Canadian winter when temperatures regularly plummet to -20°C was one of the key reasons behind Calagary International Airport's decision to install Carmanah solar LED lights on its airfield.
The first phase installation includes Carmanah A704-5 solar LED airfield lights fitted with blue LEDs for taxiway edge lighting that can be easily relocated as airfield construction demands.
Remote operation of the lights via a secure radio controller will allow the portable A704-5s to deliver the same functionality as permanent, hard-wired airfield lights operated from a control tower.
The initial order also includes Carmanah A650 solar LED aviation/obstruction lights to mark perimeter fencing and several Carmanah solar LED airfield sign lights to improve airfield
wayfinding during construction.
A new runway, airfield enhancements and a state-of-the-art 22-gate international concourse are the key projects of an ongoing C$2.1 billion capital development programme at the gateway.