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Modular Airport Control Tower (MACT)

Modular Airport Control Tower (MACT) is a simple, inexpensive control tower alternative for airports with a runway and no technical equipment and can handle regular commercial traffic on runways 3000 m long.

Application:

Modular Airport Control Tower (MACT) is a simple, inexpensive control tower alternative for airports with a runway and no technical equipment. No need for extensive projects, building, excavation and construction work. Modules transported to the site - standard size transportation containers, can be erected within one day. MACT tower can handle regular commercial traffic on runways up to 3000 m long, and it lasts more than 15 years.

Each MACT system is self-contained, with complete airport traffic control room, communications and meteorological equipment, briefing room, technical room, diesel generator and container with complete airport lights and signal system. Kitchen, toilet and sleeping quarters are optional in other containers.

MACT can also serve as provisional equipment for airports undergoing general overhaul of tower, runway, etc. After the completion of general overhaul, MACT can be transported to another airport.

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On-Site Installation:

The base should be preferably concrete slab with provision of the anchoring points for container locks. The containers are stacked on top of each other, with the crane and locked together with existing container locks. The spiral staircase and steel platform is erected on the site and electric and data cables are connected. The whole airport control tower system installation should be erected with crew of three people, within one working day.

Optional Equipment:

  • Electric heating
  • Air condition
  • Double floor for data cables
  • Magnetic door switch
  • Safety glass windows
  • Increased thermal insulation for extreme
  • climatic conditions (-50C / +50C)
  • Surge protection
  • Water tank
  • Kitchen cell
  • Sleeping quarters
  • Restroom cell with toilet and sink
  • Diesel external tank

 

Transportation:

Modular units (standard ISO 20 ft containers) can be transported with transport aircraft, on railroad, truck or by ship just like any standard shipping containers, with use of the standard container handling cranes, and lifting trucks.


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