The safety of the staff of Geneva International Airport and of all its partners active on the site and moving around on the apron requires that they can be warned rapidly of the risk of a lightning strike in the event of a weather hazard.
To this end, the Airport authorities are working on a project to install devices emitting light signals (rotating lights) and sound signals (sirens)at various strategic locations on the Airport, so that anyone in the locations concerned can be warned of danger, wherever they are and regardless of visibility conditions.
In order to determine the final locations where these devices will be installed and to check that they are working properly, tests will be carried out on:
Friday 21 January 2011, during the afternoon
Wednesday 2 February 2011, during the night (test without sirens)