Manchester Airport PLC

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Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System

The overall project is to install an Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) at Manchester Airport to achieve Level 2 standards and compliance with EU 716/2014.


The scope of the ASMGCS project is driven to improve airfield safety and operations, these include the following;

  • Improved surface movement surveillance
  • Increased controller, pilots and ground vehicle drivers’ situational awareness by providing surveillance display showing the position & identification of all aircraft and vehicles at airport
  • Provision of conflict detection & alerting on runways and apron
  • Efficient Routing system (manually or automatically) designated for each aircraft or vehicle
  • Guidance for pilots and drivers to follow an assigned route


5.967 million euro


Manchester Airfield – Runways, Taxiways & Stands.


Currently out to OJEU tender to procure the services of an MLAT supplier.

Estimated date of termination