World’s first remote air traffic control tower to open in Sweden

Saab's remote aircraft tower places human air controllers miles away from the airfield to ...

In a world first, air traffic controllers armed with a suite of high-tech video and sensor equipment have been authorized to direct flights over 100 km (61 mi) away at an airport in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The technology, developed by Saab, offers alternatives to consolidate smaller airfields with smaller budgets under one control, and provides options for training, crisis situations, and tower maintenance or refurbishing... Continue Reading World's first remote air traffic control tower to open in Sweden

Section: Aircraft

Tags: Airports, Remote Control, Saab, Sweden

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