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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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AirNav Ireland Overview


Our Company

AirNav Ireland is a commercial semi-state company employing approximately 600 people at six locations around Ireland.

AirNav Ireland has one primary function, which is to provide air traffic management and related services within the 451.000km2 of airspace controlled by Ireland. To facilitate this, we employ over 200 air traffic controllers in Dublin, Cork and Shannon and 50 radio officers in Ballygirreen, Co. Clare to ensure the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic.


Our Purpose 

Safety is our business and underlines everything we do. AirNav Ireland operates to the highest international safety standards set by;

  • the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO);
  • European Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA);
  • the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC);
  • the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA);
  • the European Union (EU)

These guide AirNav Ireland in ensuring that Irish civil aviation operates to the most stringent safety standards. In 2023, AirNav Ireland continues to maintain its strong position on the ICAO league for effective implementation (EI) of global aviation standards, with a current EI score of 95.06%, which places Ireland in the top 10 states globally and in second position among EU Member States where the average is 83.79%.

AirNav Ireland receives no state funding, our revenues are generated through charges and fees raised from its airline customers. 



Our Locations

AirNav Ireland operates from the following locations:

  • Corporate headquarters, Dublin 2
  • Dublin air traffic control tower, Dublin airport
  • Shannon air traffic control tower, Shannon airport
  • Cork air traffic control tower, Cork airport
  • En route centre, Ballycasey, Co, Clare
  • North Atlantic Communications Centre, Ballygirreen, Co, Clare


Customer Charter 

AirNav Ireland is committed to providing a professional, efficient, and courteous service to all members of the public who interact with us in order to receive a service. We will strive to deliver high quality, easily accessible services at all times.

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