Electrical and Lighting
Quality Solutions
Garver's electrical engineers have the experience and knowledge to ensure that your airfield electrical equipment is field-proven, code compliant, and designed for longevity and reliability.

We provide in-house electrical design and associated services for a diverse array of projects, including lighting systems, power supply, NAVAIDs, and arc flash analyses.

Garver was selected based on the strength of their electrical engineering staff coupled with their northwest Arkansas office location and previous strong performance in meeting schedules and budgets on XNA projects.

Kelly Johnson
Airport Director
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport


    Century-old incandescent bulbs ruled airfield illumination for years, but light-emitting diodes (LED) are fast becoming the medium of choice. And with recent advancements in LED technology, including medium-intensity runway edge lights, airfields in the near future will feature LED-only lighting systems. Airports...


    Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has modified and expanded its electrical systems to keep pace. Airport officials recently sought Garver's professional services to ensure that their electrical systems are code compliant. The 2012 National...


    As one of the busiest single-runway general aviation airports in the nation, Addison Airport in Texas couldn't simply shut down its runway to reconstruct and overlay the aging asphalt. The airport's bustling status necessitated an aggressive approach to extend the pavement's life while keeping the...


    The North Little Rock Municipal Airport became the first airport in Arkansas to have LED taxiway light fixtures, which were installed along Taxiway A and a portion of Taxiway C under a Garver-designed project in 2004. Now the airport is upgrading all of its airfield lighting to new LED fixtures. The...


Airport Visual Aids
  • Approach Lighting Systems (ALSF, MALSR)
  • Runway and Taxiway Edge Lighting Systems
  • Centerline and Touchdown Zone Lighting Systems
  • Runway Guard Lights (RGL)
  • Guidance Signs
Navigational Aids (NAVAIDs)
  • Instrument Landing Systems (ILS)
  • Localizer and Glideslopes
  • Precision Approach Path Indicators (PAPI)
  • Runway End Identifier Lights (REIL)
  • Beacons, Windcones, and Obstruction Lighting
Power and Controls
  • Power Distribution for Primary and Secondary Voltages
  • Airfield Lighting Control and Monitoring Systems (ALCMS)
  • Standby Power Generators
  • Electrical Vaults and Regulators
  • Handholes and Duct Banks
Special Systems
  • Access Control Systems (ACS)
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Closed Circuit Television Systems (CCTV)
  • Fire Alarm and Mass Notification Systems
  • Telecommunications


  • Design and Construction
  • FAA Civil and Military Airfield Designs
  • LED Energy Efficient Lighting Designs
  • Airfield Electrical Equipment and Circuit Mapping
  • Electrical Analysis
  • Arc Flash Hazard Studies
  • Overcurrent Protection Coordination Studies
  • Electrical Code Compliance Studies
  • Buildings
  • Terminal Buildings and Fixed Base Operators
  • Air Traffic Control Towers (ATCT)
  • Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)

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