Tern Systems have signed contract with Keflavik International Airport

Tern Systems and Keflavik International Airport (KEF) have signed a contract for replace the current approach and tower system, with TAS – Tern ATC Automation System.  The new system will drastically modernize the current working environment for air traffic controllers and technicians at Keflavik Airport.  Furthermore, TAS exceptional safety net functions such as short term conflict alerts and approach path monitoring, allows KEF to provide improved service and safety for aircraft operators.
By thorough evaluation of different systems and suppliers KEF’s air traffic controllers and technicians came to the conclusion that TAS – Tern ATC Automation System would best suits KEFs requirements.  It was ultimately adaptability, flexibility and user friendliness of the system that made the decision makers at KEF choose TAS – Tern ATC Automation System.
The installation, scheduled to start Q4 2009, consists of total 4 workstations, 2 for tower and ground controllers, and 2 for approach controllers.  Keflavik International Airport is the largest airport in Iceland with more than 60.000 movements each year.