Guernsey Airport radar system live after delays

Guernsey Airport radar tower
Image caption The new system replaces one that was installed in the early 1990s

Guernsey Airport's new £3m radar system will ultimately save the island money, according to the airport director.

The unit went live earlier after a 14-month delay caused by weather and technical problems.

The system includes a secondary radar antenna, which provides data the airport previously paid Jersey for.

Colin Le Ray, airport director, said the unit could be used as a back up for Jersey and the data could be sold to authorities in the UK or France.

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