Runway 5000

5000-litre stainless steel tank; 22m aluminium folding booms; heavy-duty construction

A premium-quality 5,000-litre runway deicer that’s productive, easy-to-master, and highly accurate.

Precision-engineered at Kellands’ Birdlip production facility, the Runway de-icer features heavy-duty build quality for the best in durability; hydraulically folding aluminium booms with Auto Section Control for outstanding accuracy; and a hand-crafted high-capacity 5,000-litre tank.

The machine comes with on-site operator training.


  • Heavy-duty box sectional steel construction
  • Fully-welded, sealed, and powder-coated in your own colours
  • Straight drawbar with 50mm towing eye hitch point
  • Removable screw jack
  • Powder coat finish
  • Mounted on single 90mm square solid beam axle
  • Single line hydraulic brakes
  • Michelin CargoXbib 500/60 R22.5 tyres


  • 5000-litre hand-crafted 304-grade stainless steel tank unit
  • Double-welded seams
  • Fitted with internal baffles
  • Hinged easy-access door
  • Rotary wash nozzles
  • Discharge sump for complete draining
  • Sight-level gauge
  • Low-level warning light


  • Front enclosure with removable/hinged stainless steel panels and doors housing all manual and electric control valves, pumps and filters etc


  • 22m fully hydraulic two-stage folding aluminium booms
  • Stainless steel spray lines
  • Single anti-drip nozzle bodies and spray jets to suit required application rate

Control system

  • 3-section 12v electric control valves plus master on/off and pressure regulator
  • Operated from in-cab controls
  • 4” pressure gauge mounted in front of tank
  • Manual operation of multi-ported valves (fitted within the enclosure)
  • Easy selection of ‘filling’, ‘emptying’ and rinsing’ operations
  • Two-stage suction and pressure filters with stainless steel elements


  • D406 406ltr/min output 6-cylinder diaphragm pump
  • Wide-angle PTO shaft with standard 6-spline


  • 12v LED rear road lights
  • Strobe twin type flashing beacon