El Dubai International Airport, located in the United Arab Emirates, is one of the busiest in the world, precisely for this reason they must avoid at all costs that, as has happened on several occasions this year, the runways must be closed because a small drone has invaded their airspace restricted, which, in turn, means that a high number of returns have to be taken or canceled with all that they imply in a facility that sees a year pass more than 75 million passengers.
With all this in mind, it is not surprising that, as announced by those responsible for the facilities, they are currently testing a new platform equipped with drone detectors able to track all intruders in Dubai International Airport airspace. In addition to this, you can locate the specific device and even detect the frequency on which it is operating. As a fact, comment that the penalty that flying a drone at an airport can carry is of three years in prison y fines over 27.000 euros.
El Dubai International Airport launches a new drone detection service.
Undoubtedly a sanction, especially the economic one that may seem excessive for anyone, although it is also true that, for example, in one of the last irruptions of a drone in the airspace of the Dubai International Airport, it had to stop for more than an hour what it meant to have to delay no less than 40 flights y divert about 20 to other nearby airports with the consequent losses that this caused for passengers, crew, airport workers, airlines ...