World ATM Congress
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, together with AVINOR, presents Kongsberg Remote Towers at the World ATM Congress 2022 in Madrid, Spain.
Norway is a country defined by large distances and challenging topography. Norwegian businesses are internationally focused and rely on aviation. Aviation is vital for homes, value creation, travel, the health system, education, sport and culture.
Avinor is implementing a range of measures to modernise and streamline its operations, to ensure that its aviation business continues to grow. Avinor Air Navigation Services implemented the Remote Towers solution at the Arcticc island of Røst on the 19th of October 2019 together with the technology providers Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and Indra.
The Remote Towers solution will be implemented at 15 airports in phase 1 of the project. In the event of a phase 2, it is expected that more of Avinor’s airports will be run from the Remote Towers Centre in Bodø.
A remote tower service means that the people who are conducting the towers services at airports (ATC/AFIS) are physically located in a remote tower centre, instead of from a conventional tower at an airport. Cameras, microphones and other equipment are installed at the airport. These tools provide extremely detailed information about weather and activities at the airport at all times.