The new control tower at Adelaide Airport is now only months away from having complete control as the old tower is phased out. The two towers are currently in “mimic” mode where the old tower is still in control of all traffic and the new tower mimics the old with regards to all traffic. At a later date the old tower will go into “Ghost” mode and the new tower will have executive control. Once all is confirmed correct, the old tower will be phased out.
New facilities include state-of -the-art touch-screens that can be customised by the operator. The new digital technology replaces the older paper strip system and all operator