Baltimore, MD –12-Aug-09.  The Mopah Airport (WAKK) located in Merauke – Papua, Indonesia has placed their order for a two position, forward scatter Runway Visual Range (RVR) system.


PT Globalindo Buana of Jakarta acted as the Prime Contractor for the project and will installed the Belfort Runway Visual Range (RVR) system on the airport.  The RVR system consisted of two (2) Belfort Forward Scatter Visibility sensors, Ambient Light sensor (ALS), a Runway Light Intensity Monitor (RLIM), and the ICAO compliant RVR software with multiple displays.  The two position RVR system supports CAT II operations at the Mopah Airport.   As the name implies, the RVR system provides critical runway visibility information to inbound pilots.


“We were very pleased to cooperate with Belfort Instrument Company and use their RVR system for the airport”, this according to Teguh Imam Santosa, PT Globalindo Buana’s Business Development Department Head, he continues, “Belfort is well known for its meteorological sensors and aviation meteorological systems and we were confident of the RVR performance.  This will be our fifth installation of the Belfort RVR system in Indonesia”


According to Ralph F. Petragnani, Vice President Sales & Marketing for Belfort, “Belfort is continuing its equipment sales into the international market.  We feel our RVR systems and Automated Weather Observation Systems can compete with anyone on quality, price, and After Sales support.”