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Kongsberg and Avinor Air Navigation Ink Agreement to Launch Remote ATC Towers

By Juliet Van Wagenen | August 28, 2015


Rendering of remote ATC tower
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.

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