Airport windsocks

An airport windsock is specifically used on and around runways of international airports. Available colours are: Orange, Red/White, Orange/White, White, Black/White or Yellow. Ofcourse, we also have complete windsock assemblies with various options. They can be unlighted for airfields operating under VFR conditions and internally/externally lighted for airports operating day and night. These assemblies comply with International rules. They are stronger than the requirements set out in advisory circulars.

What is an airport windsock?

The main purpose of an airport windsock, installed on airports, airfields, heliports and helidecks, is to give the pilot an indication of the wind direction and strength. This helps to make a perfect landing. Windsocks are installed next to the signal area, but also close to both ends of the runway. Clearly visible, both by pilots and ground personnel. It also helps to determine the take-off or landing direction, seeing as this must always be heading into the wind.

 

Within our shop, you can find both new and replacement windsocks. There are several different airport windsock variations available, like externally lighted or even solar powered windsock assembly packs. Furthermore, there are a number of parts available, like swivel frames and frame adapters. These are used to mount the windsock on a certain location.