Electronics Engineering Section at Bandaranaike International Airport main functions is providing navigational Aid services via
- ILS (Instrument Landing systems) – Provide center line & glide angle information of a runway to the landing Air Craft.
- DME (Distance Measuring Equipment) – Provides Slant distance to the Air Craft from the Airport.
- DVOR (Doppler Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Range) – Provides accurate bearing information of a runway ends.
Apart from that, Primary & Secondary & Radar services are provided for approach Air crafts while TRDPS (Radar Display & Processing Systems) is newly installed ATM system these radar & flight data are feed with.
AWOS/ATIS is another vital sophisticated equipment which located around the run way field to update & transmit weather condition on the air field.
Maintenance of Voice communication switching systems, Voice archiving & replay system, Trunking communication network for ground communication and baggage screening systems are few of ground base services provide by them as essential ingredients to aviation.