Orlando International Airport Selects WeatherBug Professional Weather and Lightning Solutions for Improved Ground Crew Safety and Operations

The solution helps protect ground crews including baggage handlers, technicians and mechanics of twenty different airlines, from dangerous lightning and other forms of severe weather.


The solution provided to Orlando International Airport relies on information from the WeatherBug Total Lightning Network, the largest global lightning network capable of detecting both in-cloud and cloud-to-ground lightning strikes with activity information updated in less than 10 seconds after strike detection. The network utilizes cost-effective wide-band sensor technology to provide unprecedented detection efficiency and accuracy.

Earth Networks is active in the aviation industry and is a member of the AAAE, the American Association of Airport Executives. For more information about the solutions provided by the Earth Networks WeatherBug Professional brand for the aviation industry, visit weather.weatherbug.com/weatherbug-professional/industry-solutions/transportation.

About Earth Networks

Founded in 1993 as AWS Convergence Technologies, Earth Networks operates the largest weather observation and lightning networks in the world and is establishing a global environmental data network on an unprecedented scale. Earth Networks owns and operates the WeatherBug brand, which precisely monitors, organizes and distributes global weather information. The WeatherBug consumer brand (www.weatherbug.com) reaches millions as a trusted source for live, local weather information, while the WeatherBug professional brand (www.weatherbugprofessional.com) serves a variety of markets that include federal, state and local governments, education, agriculture, energy and utilities, sports and recreation, media and transportation. Each day, consumers and organizations, including the National Weather Service, turn to WeatherBug to plan daily activities, safeguard lives and improve business operations. Earth Networks is based in Germantown, Maryland and is online at www.earthnetworks.com.

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