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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Central De-icing Facility Winter 2012-2013 Modifications

This is a photographic overview of JCAII’s equipment and software in operation at Schiphol’s centralized de-icing facility.

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Jane's Airport Review March 2012

Amsterdam Schiphol has acquired a new runway de-icing vehicle for about EUR 300,000 (USD 380,000). German manufacturer Dammann supplied the vehicle, which has a spraying width of 40 meters. The sprayer arms are fitted with LED lighting to ensure safe operation in poor visibility. Schiphol has been using potassium formate for runway de-icing since 2011, as an environmentally friendlier alternative to potassium nitrate.

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