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AirNav Ireland provides air traffic management services including: Air Traffic Control Flight information Alerting and search and rescue services Aeronautical information North Atlantic Communications

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Air Traffic Management

AirNav Ireland provides air traffic management services in the 451,000 km2 of airspace controlled by Ireland. This airspace forms a crucial gateway for air traffic between Europe and North America.

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Flight Planning

Welcome to the AirNav Ireland Flight Planning area. This section contains allow pilots to file, change, delay or cancel flight plans.

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Aviation delivers strong economic and social benefits, but it can also have detrimental impacts on the environment. We have a critical part to play in driving down emissions and delivering a sustainable future for the industry.

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Air Traffic Controllers 

An Air Traffic Controller is responsible for the safe, orderly and expeditious movement of air traffic on and in the vicinity of airports and in the airspace for which Ireland is responsible.

Air Traffic Controllers are recruited through our Student Controller Programme and applicants must be at least 19 years of age.  They must also have passed at least five subjects in the Leaving Certificate including Mathematics with a Grade H5 in at least two higher level papers or hold a comparable award at Level 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Full details on our Programme, including an on-line application form, can be accessed here.


Engineers are responsible for the operational maintenance and accuracy of the ground based telecommunications systems, navigation aids, radars and computer networks provided by AirNav Ireland for the safety and regulation of air traffic. Applicants should hold a degree in Electronic / Electrical Telecommunication Engineering or Computer Systems or a comparable discipline. Experience of first line maintenance in the following areas is desirable: data communications, computer networks, radio communications, navigation systems, surveillance systems or M.V. power distributions systems. Full details on our programme can be accessed here.

Radio Officers

Radio Officers perform operational duties appropriate to the provision by the Authority of Aeronautical Mobile, Fixed and Broadcast Communications services to international aviation. Radio Officers are based in Ballygirreen, Co. Clare.

Applicants must have passed at least five subjects in the Leaving Certificate (Mathematics essential) with a minimum Grade H5 in at least two higher level papers. An equivalent Second Level qualification is acceptable or an equivalent or higher level Third Level qualification is also acceptable provided that the applicant has passed Mathematics.

English language proficiency is essential.

Full details on our programme can be accessed here