AVIATION WEATHER COCKPIT: EFFICIENT AND SAFE WINTER GROUND OPERATIONS FOR FRANKFURT AIRPORT

Frankfurt Airport now uses the UBIMET online weather platform “Aviation Weather Cockpit” to coordinate their winter services. Through pinpoint weather information the airport is able to recognize critical weather situations and utilize resources to clean over 7.5 mio m2 of apron areas from snow and ice. With UBIMET’s precise weather information the 17th busiest airport worldwide by passenger traffic is able to reduce aircraft delays, operation costs and enhance safety on the ground.