Radar Out Of Service, No Flight Disruptions

February 5, 2013

The FAA-owned secondary surveillance radar at LF Wade is out of service for repairs, however there are no disruptions to Bermuda flights as a result of the outage.

A spokesperson from the Ministry of Transport said, “The Secondary Surveillance radar located at LF Wade, which is owned by the FAA and used by them to provide Air Traffic management services, was taken out of service on January 27th for repairs.

“It is anticipated that the unit will remain out of service while officials await the arrival of equipment parts from the United States.

“In the meantime, as per normal, the FAA will exercise standard non-radar operating procedures until it completes the work with the assistance of Bermuda technicians. There are no disruptions to Bermuda flights as a result of the outage.”

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  1. Nuffin but de Truth! says:

    truth hurts!