Mesotech International, Inc. Enhances Safety and Efficiency at Lakeland Linder International Airport with New AWOS Installation

Lakeland, Florida – Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL) has successfully installed and commissioned a state-of-the-art Airport Weather Advisor AWOS IIIPT. This cutting-edge system, installed by Mesotech International, Inc. with support from Wolen, LLC., marks a significant enhancement in the airport’s capability to provide real-time, accurate weather data to pilots and other airport users, boosting safety and operational efficiency. 

AWOS IIIPT at Lakeland Linder International Airport, FL
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Lakeland Linder International Airport, an aviation hub in central Florida, supports diverse aviation activities, including general aviation, commercial flights, and substantial cargo operations, notably those conducted by Amazon Air. The installation of the Mesotech Automated Weather Observing System is instrumental in these operations, offering essential weather information such as wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, and visibility. This data is crucial for precise and informed flight planning, ensuring smoother and safer operations. 

The system is remotely supported by Mesotech via cloud-based AWOS Live to ensure proper functionality, system health, and mitigate downtime. The AWOS Live web application allows anyone with an internet-connected device to view live streaming weather data from the airport, ensuring widespread access to essential weather updates. Access AWOS Live at KLAL.AWOS.LIVE

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The new AWOS will also play a key role in the annual Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo, one of the largest airshows in the United States. This world-renowned event attracts thousands of aviation enthusiasts, pilots, and exhibitors from around the globe. The accurate and up-to-date weather information provided by the AWOS is critical for the safe and efficient coordination of airshow activities, allowing pilots to access real-time weather data in the palm of their hands via AWOS Live, making it an invaluable addition to the airport’s infrastructure. 

Beyond aviation, the AWOS system serves the broader Lakeland community by delivering crucial weather data to the National Weather Service to further support local emergency responders, businesses, and residents. Supported remotely via Mesotech’s cloud-based AWOS Live service, the system ensures continuous monitoring and minimal downtime. The AWOS Live web application allows anyone with an internet-connected device to access live streaming weather data from Lakeland Linder International Airport, enhancing community safety and awareness.

Lakeland Linder International Airport is a vital asset to the local economy, generating significant economic impact and supporting numerous jobs. The AWOS system installation further solidifies the airport’s status as a premier aviation facility, enhancing its ability to attract and support a wide array of aviation activities. 

About Mesotech International, Inc. 

With over 30 years of experience, Mesotech International, Inc. is a leading provider in the design, manufacture, and installation of meteorological monitoring systems. Their flagship product, the Airport Weather Advisor®, serves over 200 military installations worldwide and has earned recognition for excellence, including the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year (Region IX).