low visibility operations


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Related to low visibility operations: precision instrument runway, CAT IIIA

low visibility operations

Sensitive operations wherein the political-military restrictions inherent in covert and clandestine operations are either not necessary or not feasible; actions are taken as required to limit exposure of those involved and/or their activities. Execution of these operations is undertaken with the knowledge that the action and/or sponsorship of the operation may preclude plausible denial by the initiating power.
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He said eight flights were diverted to Al Ain International Airport and one flight was diverted to Dubai, from Abu Dhabi International Airport, in-line with national and international regulations with regards to low visibility operations, and in coordination with Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Centre.
CAT III B is an enhanced capability of the instrument landing system (ILS), implemented at airports around the world, which requires advanced runway markings and airfield lighting as well as surface movement radar to enable low visibility operations.
The new system will translate into great benefits for the passengers, airlines and Dubai International airport by enabling low visibility operations.