SEPANG – KL International Airport (KLIA) continues to enhance runway safety as it enters the second phase of the field trial for the high-precision Foreign Object Debris Detection System (FODDS). The first phase was launched in 2019 with 2 towers completely equipped with state-of-the-art FODDS radars. The second phase involves the full installation of the remaining 9 towers with the same high precision radars and is expected to be completed by the end of November this year.
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Launch of Field Trial Experiment of High-Precision Foreign Object Debris Detection System for Runway in KL International Airport
Hitachi Kokusai Electric Co., Ltd. (HiKE), Malaysia Airports and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) jointly launch the operation of high-precision foreign object debris detection system (FODDS) for KL International Airport (IATA Code: KUL). The launching ceremony will be officiated by the Deputy Minister of Transport Malaysia and Vice-Minister Internal Affairs and Communication Japan witnessed by government officials from both countries at KUL.