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State air navigation service company to start operations

State air navigation service company to start operations

News article 30.03.2017 14.54 fi sv en

On 30 March 2017, the Finnish Government appointed Air Navigation Services Finland Oy as the air traffic service provider responsible for Finland’s air traffic control, aerodrome and approach control services.

The Government also decided that the ownership steering of the company will be the responsibility of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. The company will begin its operations on 1 April 2017.

The wholly state-owned Air Navigation Services Finland Oy will be responsible for such special functions related to air navigation as airspace management, area control, aeronautical services for state purposes and air search and rescue services.