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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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Radio Officers 

Our radio officers are based in our North Atlantic Communications (NAC) centre in Ballygirreen, Co. Clare and facilitate communications between air traffic control and flights in the Shanwick Oceanic Control Area on the North Atlantic. Up to 90% of flights between Europe and North America pass through this area and at peak times, our radio officers communicate with over 40 aircraft per hour.

The North Atlantic Communications centre is known as Shannon Aeradio or Shanwick Radio (ICAO code: EIAA).

Radio Officers are recrutied through our Training as a Radio Officer (TARO) Programme. Applicants must have passed at least five subjects in the Leaving Certificate (Mathematics essential) with a minimum of a H5 grade in at least two higer level papers. An equivalent second level qualification is acceptable, however, English language proficiency is essential.