Skip to main content

About Us

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

Learn More

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.

Learn More

Flight Planning

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

Learn More


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.

Learn More

Week 44 traffic

7 November 2023

Week 44 saw an average of 181,403 flights across the European network (91.43% for the year to date compared to 2019).

For the week ending 5th November, traffic remains 1.8% above 2019 levels, on par with last week.

Our Shannon en-route centre operated a total of 8,977 flights for the week, a reduction of 1,402 movements week-on-week (105% for the YTD compared to 2019). Dublin area control centre handled 4,556 flights for the week, a reduction of 593 week-on-week and 98.6% versus 2019 for the YTD. Our radio officers in the North Atlantic Communications Centre operated a total of 9,098 movements (-1,598 week on week / 102% YTD vs 2019).

In regards to IFR terminal traffic (flights governed by air traffic control that both takeoff and land at an airport), Dublin handled 4,388 movements, a reduction of 558 and 101% for the YTD versus 2019. Shannon reduced by 48 to 396 flights (105% for the YTD v 2019), while Cork reduced by 42 to 412.