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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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Week 2 traffic

17 January 2024

Week 2 saw an average of 160,656 flights across the European network. 

On a rolling seven-day average basis, Shannon area control centre handled 8,203 flights, an increase of 26.84% compared to the same time period in 2023 and an increase of 9.3% for the year to date versus 2019. 

Dublin area control centre handled 3,863 flights, +2.0% compared to 2023 and a decrease of 7% for the YTD versus 2019.

Our radio officers in our North Atlantic Communications Centre operated 8,585 movements, an increase of 9.8% compared to 2023 and an increase of 4.9% for the YTD versus 2019. 

In regards to terminal traffic (flights that both takeoff and land at an airport), Cork handled 337 flights, a reduction of 5.5% compared to 2023 and a reduction of 0.5% for the YTD versus 2019. Shannon handled 312 flights, while Dublin handled 3731, a respective decrease of 4.1% compared to 2024 and an increase of 0.7%.