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Airfield Lighting Cables

We supply a wide range of airfield lighting cables specifically designed for safety-critical airport and airfield systems, illuminating runways during aircraft take-off and the landing approach. Our range of primary and secondary circuit airfield lighting cables complements our comprehensive range of airport cables which include power, fire performance, control and telecommunication cables.

Our technical expertise in the field of airfield ground lighting makes Eland Cables the partner of choice for airport construction and maintenance projects. Our airfield lighting cables can be found in terminals and on airfields around the world. They are manufactured generally in accordance with aviation authorities such as FAA, ICAO, BAA and the Department of the Environment standard M&E 42.

airfield lighting cable

Eland Cables' Airfield Lighting cable range

Brass Tape
Brass Tape PVC
Copper Tape PVC
XLPE HDPE     XLPE Plain Copper Wire
Braid HDPE
XLPE Plain
Copper Wire Braid PVC
Conductor Class 2 Copper Class 2 Copper Class 2 Copper Class 2 Copper Class 2 Copper Class 2 Copper Class 2 Copper
Insulation Cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) XLPE XLPE XLPE XLPE XLPE XLPE
Screen Brass Tape (BT) BT Copper Tape (CT)   Plain copper wire braid (PCWB) PCWB  
Sheath High-density Polyethylene 
Polyvinyl Chloride

The above airfield lighting cables consist of standard 2kV and 5kV 6mm2 power supply cables covering a wide range of specific applications and environments. Other voltage ratings and sizes are available upon request.

Airfield lighting cable - primary vs secondary circuit

Primary circuit - 5kV Located between the constant current regulators and the transformers on the runways, primary airfield lighting cables must be durable and watertight.
Secondary circuit Providing the connection between the runway transformers and the lamps. These are highly flexible multiple 2-core standard rubber cables.

Airfield lighting cable technical expert

As a leading supplier of cables to airports and the airline industry around the world, our technical engineers have vast experience of advising on the design, manufacture and supply of airfield lighting cables. Eland Cables also supply the relevant cable accessories for an optimal connection to ensure maximum safety levels. Please call us to discuss your project and your specific cable requirements.

Range of Cables

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Cable Standards and Approvals

Airfield Lighting Cables
Generally to FAA L-824C, BS EN 60228

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The Cable Lab®

UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory

About Eland Cables

The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.

For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.

Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.


About Eland Cables

About Eland Cables

Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.


Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.

Expert tecHnical support

Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.

Complete Cable Solutions

We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.