|Rendering of remote ATC tower. Photo: Kongsberg Defense Systems|
[Avionics Today 08-28-2015] Norway’s Kongsberg Defense Systems and Avinor Air Navigation Services have entered into an agreement for the supply of remote Air Traffic Control (ATC) towers worth more than $48 million. The scope contains a complete solution for remote control tower services at a number of airports from one location.
Avinor will introduce remote control tower services at up to 15 airports, from one tower center in Bodo. A further investment may include more Avinor airports. According to the company, the agreement between Avinor and Kongsberg is the most comprehensive commitment in remote towers ever launched in international aviation.