IAVNA (International Airport & Visual Navigation Aids Limited)

IAVNA are one of if not the largest stockist of airfield lighting equipment globally.

We not only stock our own airfield lighting equipment but have the ability to stock and source all leading manufacturers’ products. This enables us to fill your exact requirements.

IAVNA, has a long history in the aviation industry. Thanks to our unrivalled insight into the challenges faced by private and commercial airfields, we’ve made it our mission to provide a comprehensive solution for all aviation needs from airfield ground lighting, spares, signage and wind indicators.

We’ve placed customer service at the forefront of everything we do and built our business around sharing our knowledge and expertise with our clients, working as a single-point solution for all airfield equipment.

IAVNA has recently celebrated its forty-year anniversary, the Directors and staff are very proud of this milestone.

We have been continuously growing ever since. Our technical support remains unsurpassed thanks to the commitment to innovation and our knowledgeable colleagues. We pride ourselves on being a forward­ thinking company, constantly investing in the latest aviation technologies including advanced calibration and testing equipment

We have grown into a group of three companies over the years

  • ALS (Airfield Lighting Systems)
  • Parkinson Richmark

We are a fully certified Quality company holding ISO9001 for a number of years.

Currently we are under assessment for ISO14001 and Health & Safety standard ISO45001

Lab – We have used specially designed Airfield lighting measuring equipment for 15 years.  It is supplied and calibrated by MALMS, the industry leader for AGL

Designed by Experience

Our experience working with numerous airports has helped us learn from our customers, working with them to develop products and solutions to improve airfield operations. Our current range includes Airfield, Heliport and Obstruction lighting

All of which utilise the latest low energy LED technology, as well as supporting a number of halogen installations across the world.

We are committed to delivering high performance, reliable products.  Our DTS range has been developed with a number of features to make installation faster and easier.

ALS – Our own range

After 40 years experience dealing with Thorn, ADB, Safegate, TKH, ATG, OCEM, Abacus, Alpha, Amglo, CEL, Castle & Pryor and Crouse Hinds.  We wanted to launch our own range of high performance LED fittings to the market that combined all the good features we have seen over the years.

This has been welcomed by the industry with ALS fittings installed in prestigious locations across Europe, Middle East, America, Australia and Asia.


DTS Airfield Solutions

Our ALS branded DTS range is designed and manufactured to the highest standards and is sold globally. The range was established in 2008, Airfield Lighting Systems are a well-known and trusted innovator in the design and …


Constant Current Regulator MCR400  Airfield Lighting systems microprocessor controlled CCR, highly reliable, user friendly, extremely low life-cycle cost. Widely used by civilian and military airports. The constant current regulator MCR400 is the “most popular” in a line …


DTS sine wave output CCR: 2,5 – 30kVA, IGBT technology, microprocessor controlled, natural air cooling. The innovative design principle adopted for the CCR2100S family is based on transferring most of the power control tasks from the …

LED Internally Edge Illuminated Guidance Signs

Airfield Lighting Systems LED internally lit ICAO/EASA/CAP168 compliant guidance signs, single or double sided. On the forefront of new technology, ALS have designed their LED Taxiway signs to be energy efficient and require minimal maintenance. The construction …

VISTA – LED Medium Intensity Runway Lighting System

The VISTA System is designed to provide the benefits of LED lighting to visual approach aerodromes such as regional airports, airstrips and military air bases. It is a reliable and flexible product, being easy to fit …


IAVNA has been manufacturing its own ALS brand transformers for 40 years to incredibly high standards.  We know that performance under pressure over a long period of time is crucial to airports and we are …

Airfield Sign LED Retrofit Kit

The ALS LED retrofit kit replaces older light sources such as halogen or fluorescent.  Upgrading cabinets to the latest low power LED technology. ALS has developed a system to retrofit cabinets with older light sources with …

Heliport Lighting

Airfield Lighting Systems heliport inset and elevated approach, FATO, TLOF and taxiway lights, beacon, floodlight and controllers. Navigational lighting systems for surface level and elevated heliports, compliant to ICAO Annex 14 Volume II for heliports. A …

Company News

New Product – ALS Mounting Bases and Adaptor Ring

ALS have just introduced a new set of 8″ and 12″ mounting bases designed for their popular DTS range of LED Airfield Ground light fittings. The range consists of 8″ and 12″ bases with an array …

NEW LED Portable Light Unit

ALS LIPO-1 is a low intensity portable airfield light with dual colour and multifunctional omnidirectional battery-operated LED’s  The default colours are blue and red. On request there is possibility for other colours, different intensity levels …

NEW LED’s are out of this world!

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) which is also the home of Virgin Orbit Spaceport has just completed the upgrade of its airfield lighting ahead of the next G7 summit, which was held in the UK this …

NEW Product – Airlight DTS Inset light Professional Lifting Tool

The new Airlight Lifting Tool has been specifically designed by engineers who have worked on the airfield regularly.  It makes light work of maintenance and overcomes the most common issues when lifting lights out of the …

The first radio-controlled runway in Antrim

Slemish Airfield, a private landing strip near Ballymena, County Antrim has recently installed a new airfield lighting system supplied by Airfield Lighting Systems UK Limited (ALS) in Wickford, Essex. The new lighting covers the 765m long …

New Series Cut Out Switch (SCO) available

The Series Plug Cut Out Switch (SCO) is designed with safety first, second and third in mind.  It is designed to safely isolate the series circuit from the CCR’s before testing or maintenance on any …

SmartBolts can significantly reduce FOD on Airfields

Airfield Lighting Systems Ltd (ALS) have launched SmartBolts – a Visual Indication System that turns the top head of a bolt from red to black as you tighten it. SmartBolts give you peace of mind that …

Polaris makes light wind of testing

POLARIS is our new Portable Lighting System and is available in both battery or solar powered models. Its fully tested and certified for wind / jet blast up to 322 Km/h. The POLARIS light unit is …

BAE Systems installs ALS DTS LED Fittings at Warton

BAE Systems Aerodrome in Warton have chosen new high performance LED DTS taxiway lights from ALS for their recent runway upgrade. They were selected for their long life and maintenance free, low power consumption. Size …

Airfield Sign LED Retrofit Kit

The ALS LED retrofit kit replaces older light sources such as halogen or fluorescent.  Upgrading cabinets to the latest low power LED technology. ALS has developed a system to retrofit cabinets with older light sources with …


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Russell Gardens
United Kingdom
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