Air Traffic Control Service (ATC)

Air Traffic Control Service (ATC)

Air Traffic Control Services (ATC) are provided to ensure safe, orderly and efficient air traffic.

They are provided for the purpose of preventing: 
  • colllisions between aircraft in the air and aircraft on the aerodrome manoeuvring area, and
  • collisions between aircraft and vehicles, as well as collisions between aircraft and obstructions on the aerodrome manoeuvring area. 
 The following services are provided within the scope of air traffic control services:
  • Aerodrome Control Service provided by an aerodrome control tower (TWR),
  • Approach Control Service provided by an approach control unit (APP), and
  • Area Control Service provided by an area control centre (ACC).