Solar and Portable Lighting Solutions for Airfields

S4GA designs, manufactures and distributes certified solar and portable airfield lighting all over the World. Our manufacturing and R&D facilities are located in Poland.

Our customers value our product because it provides them with access to reliable infrastructure for locations where traditional lighting is not suitable: African Desert, Caribbean Islands or Jungles of Brazil. We supply them with reliable off-grid lighting for runways, helipads and obstruction marking. S4GA lighting increases safety, saves money on maintenance and helps to make money due to increased operations.

S4GA offers two lines of autonomous lighting:

  • Solar airfield lighting systems powered by solar energy which is widely used for both fixed/temporary runways, taxiways, helipads and obstruction marking
  • Portable airfield lighting used as a temporary solution for occasional night operations as well as temporary lighting during repair of the main AGL on airfields

Our products are certified and compliant with ICAO, Annex 14 and FAA requirements. Photometrical and chromaticity tests have been performed by third-party accredited laboratory.

S4GA project portfolio includes an entire range of aviation applications utilized by both civil and military customers in Europe, Africa and Asia. To find out more about S4GA projects and references please click here.

S4GA distributes its airfield lighting globally. This is why it is important for us to be close to our customers from all over the Globe. To achieve that, we participate in the most important airport infrastructure events in the world. To find out more please click here.

Company Profile

  • Solar Airfield Ground Lighting

    Solar Airfield Ground Lighting (Solar AGL) is a complete intelligent lighting system which consists of lighting units and control & monitoring system. All the elements of Solar AGL are connected wirelessly. Lighting units have in-built batteries powered by solar energy.

    This is an out-of-the-box solution that is used today as primary, emergency and temporary system by both airports and helipads all over the World.

    Typical solar lighting system consists of:

    • Intelligent SP-401 lighting units
    • 20W solar panels for each SP-401
    • Frangible mounting for concrete/asphalt or grass/ground surface
    • Control & Monitoring Unit offering remote control & monitoring of the entire system
    • Computer interface offering the most precise system monitoring
    • Charging stations capable of charging up to ten SP-401 units simultaneously

    Why Solar AGL is better than wired lighting?

    Solar AGL is designed as a real alternative for conventional (wired/MAINS) systems which requires 3-5x less investment:

    • it requires no CCRs, no cables, no transformers
    • there is no need in AGL design, ground works and hiring electrical specialists with special skills to install the system
    • It can be deployed 4x faster
    • The system can be easily demounted and stored in hangar when it is not in operation

    Why is S4GA Solar AGL better than solar airfield lights already available on the market?

    S4GA aviation lights outperform solar-powered navaids available on the market. Unlike typical solar airfield lighting, S4GA lights are installed by airports as a primary (fixed) – not temporary – airfield ground lighting.

    • In-built battery can be energized in three different ways: via solar panel, electrical installation or charging station. To achieve highest level of redundancy SP-401 can be energized via solar panel and cable simultaneously
    • Solar panels are installed independently from the lighting unit. This unique feature allows to maximize solar energy collection
    • It has the most powerful optics in its class which means safe approach for pilots
    • Convertible optical head, ultrasound to scare animals and other additional features that our competitors do not have. To find out more about additional features please click here.
  • Customers select Solar AGL because

    High reliability and safety

    • It is ICAO compliant
    • Every lighting unit is operating independently which means that system will continue to operate regardless of any unit failure
    • Control of the lighting units is performed wirelessly (via secured radio network) – therefore unlike with cabled AGL, electrical failure will not result loss of control over the system

    Zero operating cost & low maintenance

    • Lower investment and simple maintenance due to lack of complex electrical circuit
    • Solar AGL can operate 100% independently of electricity supply – which translates into close to zero operating cost

    Individual light monitoring

    • Wireless control & monitoring functions
    • Remote system activation from the air / ground via air-band radio or mobile phone
    • In case of low battery or failure of any lighting unit system will automatically send alarm sms
    • Individual monitoring of each lighting unit as well as group of lights

    To find out more about S4GA ALCMS please click here

  • Solar airfield lighting is most frequently used as

    • Fixed/temporary runway lighting
    • Emergency runway lighting
    • Taxiway lighting
    • Helipad lighting
    • Obstruction lighting

    To find out more about solar airfield lighting please click here

    Visit our FAQ section for more information – click here

    To download Solar AGL technical specification please click here

  • Portable Airfield Lighting – the simple way to secure occasional night operations

    S4GA introduces the Portable Airfield Lighting Kit (PALK) for runways and helipads. PALK is designed to illuminate runways, taxiways, helipads and obstructions. It is ideal for emergency, military and obstruction applications.

    The product itself is reliable and complies with ICAO Annex 14 and FAA technical requirements. This autonomous and certified lighting is designed to start night operations practically anywhere.

    The basic element of PALK is the rigid SP-102 lighting unit. The kit includes:

    • Six SP-102 units
    • Six mounting stakes for concrete/grass surface
    • OCT-102 charging station
    • Bespoke case with shock-absorbent foam
  • SP-102 Airfield Lights - Key Features

    • 10 km visibility range
    • Supports Visual & NVG operations
    • Adjustable intensity level: low/medium/high intensity
    • Multiple operating modes: steady, flashing, automatic dusk-till-down, NVG only, NVG+Visible LED
    • Multiple charging options: via OCT-102 charging station (8 hrs), cable or solar panel (12 hrs)
    • Quick & Easy Deployment
    • Non-corrosive aluminum body
    • IP-65 waterproof rating
    • User-replaceable battery
    • Interchangeable optical head

    For 100% autonomy SP-102 unit can be additionally equipped with independently installed 5W solar panel. For more information please click here.

    To find out more about portable airfield lighting please click here

    To download technical specifications please click here

  • Solar obstruction lighting equipped with GSM monitoring

    Our simple cable-free obstruction lights were designed to deliver unique combination of remote monitoring, solar autonomy and long service life based on highest industry standards.

    Due to its mobility obstruction unit may be used in various applications like typical obstruction lighting, hazard marking and barricade lighting.

    Built-in self-diagnostics, integrated with optional sms warning system report about potential critical situation (e.g. low battery level, unauthorized unit deactivation, etc.)

    Potential applications of Obstruction unit:

    • Tower, antenna mast, wind turbine marking
    • Construction site and barricade lighting
    • Hazard marking

Company News

Webinar: World’s Safest Runway Lighting

S4GA will host Online Webinar dedicated to the World’s Safest Runway Lighting. S4GA is a government-owned airfield lighting company. We deliver complete airfield lighting systems for civil and military customers worldwide. S4GA solar airfield lighting is the …

5-Level Protection Against System Failure

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Portable Airfield Lighting Trailer for Argentine Air Force

S4GA won a Tender for supply of portable airfield lighting system stored in a Trailer for Argentine military. - - - - OVERVIEW Argentine Air Force (Spanish: Fuerza Aérea Argentina, FAA) is aviation branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine. …

S4GA to attend NSPA Conference in Luxembourg

NSPA  – NATO Support and Procurement Agency – is arranging a Conference that will bring together NATO registered suppliers of military equipment, logistic companies, integrators and other parties involved in procurement procedures within NATO organization. The …

It’s Time for Generational Change or Wired vs. Solar Airport Lighting

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S4GA New Partner in Saudi Arabia

S4GA is happy to have on board a new strong partner on the Middle East aviation market. The Contract was signed between AQESA and S4GA in Dubai office of Polish Investment & Trade Agency (PFR …


S4GA introduces new model of SP-401 light – High Intensity Solar Runway Light. The brightest solar airfield light in history – providing 10.000 cd light output. Why solar HIRL has been designed? S4GA is focused on delivery of World’s Safest Runway Lighting …

S4GA to Illuminate US Air Base in GULF Region

S4GA solar LED airfield lighting system will be installed at Camp Baledogle, the military airbase in Somalia. This is another airfield lighting system supplied by S4GA for the military customer in Gulf Region. Camp Baledogle is US …

Visit S4GA at Airport Show Dubai 2019

Only in a month, the largest global airport industry event – Airport Show Dubai 2019 – will come up in UAE gathering over 7,500 individuals from 350 leading companies annually. The biggest global brands and the most …


S4GA’s World’s Safest Runway Lighting has recently won a national nomination Product of the Future (Polish: Produkt Przyszłości Przedsiębiorcy). A few days ago, The National Centre of Research and Development (NCBR, Narodowe Centrum Badań i Rozwoju) together with …


S4GA Sales Team has recently returned from one of the biggest Asian events in the airport industry – Inter Airport Southeast Asia 2019. The Show took place in Singapore on 27th of February – 1st of …


S4GA has recently signed a Contract for Provision of an Airfield Lighting Trailer for the Air Force of Argentina. S4GA is a state-owned company with significant expertise in Solar and Portable Airfield Ground Lighting. S4GA systems are …

Soon in Singapore: the safest AGL in the World

In less than 3 months the biggest Asian Airports Expo – Inter Airport SEA 2019 – starts in Singapore and S4GA will present the World’s Safest Runway Lighting during the Show. We invite You to our booth …

S4GA to deliver runway lights to Seychelles

Seychelles airport company operating more than 10 local airfields in the region, chosen S4GA to illuminate its runways with new LED runway lighting system. 100 REMOTE ISLANDS OPEN FOR TOURISTS Seychelles is currently one of the most …

S4GA registered in NSPA NATO Suppliers List

S4GA has been registered in the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) under NCAGE number 99LKH. Polish Military has confirmed S4GA eligibility to participate in tenders provided by NSPA. About NSPA The NSPA is the executive body of …

S4GA helps to Protect Korean Forests from Disasters

S4GA has recently delivered Portable Helipad Lighting Kit to Korea to help local government in protection national forests from natural disasters and distress. Protecting Korean Forests Korea Forest Service is a government-owned company that protects Korea’s forest resources from …

Ethiopian Airlines chooses S4GA runway lighting for Jijiga Airport

S4GA LED runway lighting system will be installed at Wilwal International Airport (Jijiga Airport) in Ethiopia. French-based airport systems integrator – Alpha Airport – has won a tender for supply and installation of airfield ground lighting at …

S4GA new factory now open

We have the pleasure to inform you that the S4GA factory has been moved to a new larger, brighter and cooler place! Why did we decide on a new factory ? In early 2018, S4GA Management Team …

Portable Runway Lighting for Vojvodjanska privredna avijacija, Serbia

S4GA has delivered SP-102 portable runway lighting system to Vojvodjanska privredna avijacija, Serbia. Mosquito control from the air There is a small organization in Serbia providing spraying mosquitoes by plane. They use local airfield with 600 m …

LED AGL fully certified by Intertek

Complete S4GA LED runway lighting certified by Intertek S4GA is the manufacturer and supplier of the safest runway lighting systems. Company’s philosophy is to achieve the highest level of safety and performance of its products to …

S4GA expansion at Asian market

Asia is one of the most prospective regions for using wireless LED airfield lighting systems. There are more than 3000 airports located there, more than a half of which are not illuminated with runway lighting …

New LED for runway lighting – MORE brightness, LESS energy consumption

S4GA R&D Team has recently announced a new optics for its SP-401 airfield light. Now LED optics is made of glass which gives few advantages over previously used lens made of polycarbonate Glass or Polycarbonate? Glass …

S4GA to offer portable trailer for airfields

S4GA – a government-owned manufacturer of solar and portable airfield lighting – has recently launched a new product. Starting from this year, we offer Portable Airfield Lighting Trailer (S4GA PALT) for runways. Portable Trailer is the …

S4GA at Dubai Airport Show ’18

S4GA Sales Team has recently returned from Dubai Airport Show ’18, the biggest global event dedicated to airports industry. During the Show, the Team had an opportunity to meet with its current partners, potential partners, CAA …

S4GA to exhibit at Dubai Airport Show 2018

S4GA, a government-owned manufacturer and supplier of solar airport and helipad lighting, will be exhibiting at Dubai Airport Show 2018. You can visit us at Stand 5002, Hall 5, DICEC on 7-9th of May Era of …

Airside International about S4GA: “Shining a light on S4GA”

Poland’s S4GA manufactures solar airfield ground lighting (S-AGL) systems, which can be used as a permanent alternative to standard, underground wired AGL systems, ideal for airports without an electrical grid or with unreliable electrical infrastructure. Airside …

S4GA presented solar airfield lighting to KAA in Nairobi

In February 2018, S4GA made a visit to Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) with the purpose of presentation of solar airfield lighting solutions. The meeting was held in KAA Head Office in Nairobi on behalf of S4GA’s local …


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