Airfield Lighting Case Studies

Trusted by civilian and military airfields around the world, Flash Technology airfield lights have marked approach paths, runways, taxiways, helipads and more since 1970. Our airport lighting and airfield lighting products meet or exceed FAA and ICAO recommendations and exceed industry standards for durability and reliability.

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Cairo International Airport uses FTS 800 airport approach lighting systems

Cairo International Airport – Cairo, Egypt

In 1963 Cairo International Airport was inaugurated, replacing Heliopolis as the primary airport in the region. Today it is the second busiest airport in Africa, serving more than 11 million passengers annually. The FTS 8021 unidirectional airport approach lighting system aids pilots in acquiring the...

An A704 compact solar airport light installed at Parma Municipal Airport

Parma Municipal Airport – Idaho

In early 2018, the City of Parma installed Flash Technology solar runway lights and runway threshold lights at Parma Municipal Airport. Part of a larger airport viability upgrade, the lights expand the airport’s nighttime capabilities, allowing take-offs and landings all day and night. ...

Whiteman Air Force Base – Knob Noster, Missouri

A joint-service base with US Air Force, Army and Navy units, Whiteman AFB is located about 2 miles south of Knob Noster, Missouri. Whiteman can launch combat sorties directly from Missouri to any part of the globe. Whiteman AFB employs the FTS 800 voltage driven...

The Bonriki International Airport in the Republic of Kiribati employs A650 taxiway edge lights

Bonriki International Airport – Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati

Sitting about 9 feet above sea level on a coral atoll, Bonriki Airport contains one runway. Trenching would have been difficult or impossible with the hard-coral ground. The government of Kiribati outfitted the site with solar107 solar runway lights and 41 solar taxiway lights, allowing...

Bagram Air Force Base Afghanistan airport lighting

Bagram Airfield – Afghanistan

The largest US military base in Afghanistan. Bagram Airfield’s original runway is a 10,000-foot long dual runway capable of handling any size military aircraft. A second 11,500-foot runway was completed in 2006. The US military marks the runways of Bagram AFB with FTS 830 current-driven...

An A704 solar runway light installed at a Bahamas airport

Family Islands Airports – The Bahamas

16 remote airports throughout The Bahamas required lighting in order to cost-effectively improve nighttime airfield safety. With solar lighting, they didn’t need electrical infrastructure or technical expertise. Flash Technology's field-proven and reliable solar airfield lighting was easy to install without any disruption to airfield operations....

The British Royal Air Force employs FTS 800 series runway approach lights at RAF Mildenhall

RAF Mildenhall – Suffolk, United Kingdom

RAF Mildenhall has hosted units from the USAF Air Combat Command, Air Force Special Operations Command, Air Mobility Command and United States Air Forces in Europe, as well as United States Navy units. The RAF employs FTS 800 voltage driven L-849 unidirectional airport lighting to...

10 airports in Nigeria employ solar airfield lighting to mark their runways

Nigerian Airports Choose Solar Airfield Lighting

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is dedicated to being a world-class provider of safe, secure and efficient services for the carriage of passengers and goods across Nigeria. Lighting runways to allow for nighttime use is a key component of FAAN’s stated goal and...

More than 600 solar airport lights provide poor weather, evening and nighttime guidance at Truckee Tahoe Airport

Truckee Tahoe Airport – Truckee, California

As part of a safety improvement program at this general aviation facility, Truckee Tahoe Airport first installed solar-powered taxiway lights in 2003. After a thorough analysis, solar enabled them to save over $272,000 versus a cabled, AC-powered system!...

United States Air Force uses FTS 830 approach lighting system at Kadena Air Base Okinawa, Japan

Kadena Air Base – Okinawa, Japan

Kadena Air Base is home to the United States Air Force’s largest combat wing—the 18th Wing—and associated units. Kadena helps pilots acquire the runway with Flash's FTS 830 current-driven airport lighting....

Tsay Keh Dene runway lighting

Tsay Keh Dene First Nation

Tsay Keh Dene, a rural Canadian First Nations community, relies on a 4,500 ft runway to move supplies, groceries and community members to nearby towns. One of its most critical uses is medical. The absence of runway edge and threshold lighting after dusk meant that...

Jordan military helipad lgihts

Jordan Military Helipad Lighting

A Jordanian military client required the supply, installation and commission of 4 solar helipad lighting systems within a one-month timeframe. The A650 and our unique solar power array offered a controlled, reliable and portable system without dependency on an external power source and met the...

An A704 installed at a Canadian Forces Base

CFB Trenton and CFD Mountain View – Ontario, Canada

CFB Trenton required a temporary lighting solution with NVG compatibility and rugged enough to function in the harsh Canadian winter. Our lights were temporarily installed on the main runway for training purposes. After training, the lights were moved to CFD Mountain View, where they support...

Solar taxiway lights at Elmendorf Air Force Based in Alaska

Elmendorf Air Force Base – Anchorage, Alaska

The largest base in the state of Alaska, Elmendorf AFB was established in June 1940 by the US army and transferred to the US Air Force in March 1959. Elmendorf was the first USAFB to trial our solar airfield lights in 2002. ...

Eagle Scouts install airfield lighting as part of a Leadership Challenge

Boulder City Airport – Nevada

The Boulder City Airport, a general aviation facility serving the citizens of Boulder City and the surrounding communities, needed to upgrade their taxiway lighting. Quick installation, easy relocation and significant cost savings made solar-powered taxiway lighting their preferred choice....