Technology, network approach keys to seamless airspace

April 10, 2019 0

CANSO – the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation – has laid out the steps that all stakeholders in air traffic management need to take towards achieving seamless airspace. Air navigation services providers (ANSP) and states […]


Colorado’s remote tower project gets underway 

September 18, 2018 0

Camera masts have now been successfully installed at the official US test facility at Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport where a remote air traffic control system is being developed, writes Aimée Turner in the latest issue of Air […]


Leesburg Executive to resume remote tests

June 11, 2018 0

Virginia’s Leesburg Executive Airport is to recommence testing its remote air traffic control system in June for a 30-day period. Phase 3a of the programme is set to begin June 25 and will involve off-site […]


Airports 'ill-equipped for major cyber attack'

May 16, 2018 0

New research has found that airports are ill-equipped to deal with a major cyber attack and that remote tower technology could represent a major vulnerability. The PA Consulting Group report, ‘Overcome the Silent Threat’, blames […]


Invercargill gets New Zealand's first digital tower

May 8, 2018 0

Invercargill Airport will be the first airport in New Zealand to have its air traffic control tower replaced with a digital system operated from a remote location. Airways New Zealand, issuing a Request for Proposal […]


LFV switches Sundsvall Timrå to remote ATC

January 16, 2018 0

At the end of December, Sundsvall Timrå Airport in northern Sweden became the country’s second airport to have remote air traffic control. At 07.00 on 20 December, the tower was closed down and the air […]


Scottish regions close in on remote ATC

January 9, 2018 0

Scottish regional airports are to receive around £28 million in remote air traffic management technology. State-owned Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) said it is to “future proof” its operations in Scotland with the investment […]


Airways assessing digital ATC tower technology

November 30, 2017 0

Airways New Zealand is demonstrating a prototype digital air traffic control tower at Auckland Airport to assess how Frequentis technology could increase aviation safety, extend the hours of air services in more regional locations, enhance […]