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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 46 traffic

21 November 2023

Week 46 saw an average of 171,541 flights across the European network, an increase of 6.53% compared to the same time period in 2022, and 91.44% of 2019 for the year to date. 

For the week ending 19th November, traffic is 0.6% above 2019 levels for the seven-day rolling average. 

Our Shannon en-route centre handled 7,863 flights, an increase of 19.26% compared to 2022 and 105.38% of 2019 for the year to date. Dublin area control handled 4,119 movements, +0.78% compared to 2022 and 98.70% for the YTD versus 2019. Our radio officers in the North Atlantic Communications centre operated 9,079 flights, +11.15% compared to 2022 and 102.38% for the YTD compared to 2019.

In regards to IFR terminal traffic (flights governed by air traffic control that both takeoff and land at an airport), Dublin handled 3,962 movements, a reduction of 0.23% compared to 2022 and 101.20% for the YTD. Shannon operated 369 flights, -5.63% compared to 2022 and 104.79% for the YTD, while Cork handled 349.