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area control center

A unit established to provide air traffic control service to controlled flights in control areas under its jurisdiction. See also air traffic control center; flight information region.
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1m area control centre for air traffic, and the new BD35m engineering college at Bahrain University.
The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) is part of the EUROCONTROL
The Bangkok Area Control Centre (BACC) covers the whole of Thai airspace or BangkokFlight Information Region as well as the airspace over part of the South China Sea west of Cambodia at an altitude of 13,500 feet up to FL 460 (46,000 feet).
The training will take place under the joint command of Torrejon, Spain and Sofia Area Control Centre.
Joe Degiorgio, Senior Head, Area Control Centre at the air navigation service provider, Malta Air Traffic Services (MATS) said the major challenge when introducing EAVD was installing camera masts in remote areas.
There were significant delays for flights using Cyprus` airspace in July, a Eurocontrol report said, adding that Nicosia`s area control centre ranked in 7th place among the 20 top delay-generating locations.
The contract was awarded following an international competitive tender process and based on price competitiveness and expertise in the region as a supplier of the existing area control centre (ACC) systems.
One will be an internal investigation by JLA, while the other will be done by the Scottish Area Control Centre, which controls aircraft over northern England from 2,500ft up to 66,000ft.
Ideally, the airspace of the whole region should be unified, but considering the peculiarities of air traffic service provision, it should be split up into a certain low number of airspace blocks developed on the functional basis and divided into the airspace of area control centre and the sectors of air traffic control at a lower level in order to implement tactical aims of air traffic service provision in that territory.
EUROCONTROL on Monday announced that it has appointed Jac Jansen as its new director of the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC).
Their trade union noted that on the day of the strike the air traffic controllers will abstain from working overtime at the Nicosia Area Control Centre, and that measures may escalate according to developments.
He said that the delegation also visited the newly equipped Area Control Centre Jinnah International Airport Karachi.

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