Louisville, Colorado 80027


About Vaisala


194 South Taylor Street
Louisville, Colorado 80027

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Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Building on over 80 years of experience.  Vaisala's over 40 years of experience in building airport specific weather solutions has given us the needed professional competence to effectively manage the whole life-cycle of the solution, i.e. the design, delivery, installation, training, maintenance and finally modernization phases. This experience extends from measurement instrumentation of the airport to full AviMet solution as well as to Vaisala project and customer service delivery. The same Vaisala AviMet platform technology and experience is used to build solutions to all sizes and kinds of aviation needs.

Vaisala AviMet is a single complete aviation weather solution that combines disciplines such as visibility measurement, pressure measurement, lightning detection, weather radar measurement, runway surface conditions, and present weather with liquid water equivalent (LWE). Vaisala AviMet is unique in the aviation industry because you have a single solution to ensure your aviation operations continue safely with controlled costs in any kind of weather.

Products and Press Releases

WindCube Scan
Airport Technology

WindCube Scan

Oct. 11, 2022
New features of Vaisala’s WindCube Scan, a scanning lidar solution, include a more robust exterior, new scanning head, and enhanced laser design to allow for an operationally ...
The Vaisala Forward Scatter Sensor FD70 now includes enhanced reporting in sand and dust obscuration.
Airport Technology

Vaisala Advances Best-In-Class Forward Scatter Technology to Optimize Airport Operations and Protect Lives

Oct. 26, 2021
FD70 now includes enhanced reporting in sand and dust obscuration, as well as freezing rain and drizzle detection to deliver accurate and reliable measurements for visibility ...
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Airport Technology

Thunderstorm Manager with End-to-End Lightning Warning for Outdoor Personnel

July 2, 2021
A highly accurate tracking and alert management system that enhances airline personnel and passenger safety while minimizing costly operational downtime. Key features Versatile...
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Runway Surface Condition Sensor

Sept. 15, 2008
The DRS511 Runway Surface Condition Sensor is available from Vaisala. Reports generated include: runway wet; frost on runway; snow on runway; ice on runway. The DRS511 is compatible...

Articles & News

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Optimizing Aviation Efficiency and Safety When Severe Weather Strikes

Sept. 23, 2021
With the correct technology, airport personnel can measure and detect severe weather and take proactive steps to minimize disruptions and ensure safety.
In order to effectively alleviate the impact of winter weather while simultaneously remaining in compliance with the upcoming GRF requirements, forward-thinking airports are turning to advanced sensor technology to monitor snow and ice, as well as assess and report runway conditions in real time.
Snow, Ice, & Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Removal

Sensor Technology's One-Two Punch: Improving Winter Maintenance Operations and Meeting ICAO GRF Regulations

April 15, 2021
As we all know, even a little bit of inclement winter weather can have a significant impact on airport operations and traveler safety. Whether a massive international airport ...
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Mobile and RWIS sensors produce runway condition data and assessment to support decision-making in real time during any kind of weather event.
Snow, Ice, & Foreign Object Debris (FOD) Removal

Use the Power of Data to Keep Runways Clear During Winter Weather

April 9, 2020
Airport decision makers need accurate and reliable weather information to prioritize safety and efficiency.
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New Collection

Jan. 29, 2019
The 2016 International Aviation Snow Symposium (IASS) wrapped up April 27, in Buffalo N.Y.

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