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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 43 Traffic

31 October 2023

With the start of the winter schedule, we saw an average of 205,289 flights across the European network (91.44% for the year to date compared to 2019). 

For the week ending the 29th of October, traffic remains 1.8% above 2019 levels on the rolling seven-day average.

Our Shannon en-route centre operated a total of 10,379 flights for the week, an increase of 7 week on week (105% for the year to date versus 2019). Dublin area control handled 5,149 movements, a reduction of 115 and 98.6% for the year to date, while our radio officers in our North Atlantic Communications centre handled 10,696, a reduction of 146 week on week and 102% for the year to date vs 2019. 

In regards to IFR terminal traffic (flights governed by air traffic control that both takeoff and land at an airport), Dublin handled 4,946, a reduction of 87 week on week and 101% for the year to date versus 2019. Shannon reduced by 25 to 444 movements (105.5% for the year to date versus 2019), while Cork reduced by 2 movements to 454.