Opening ceremony of new Air Traffic Control Tower at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Opening ceremony of the second, a modern type of air traffic control tower was held at Heydar Aliyev International Airport on December 9, 2015.

 

The new Air Traffic Control Tower with radar system  is unique in Europe and meets all modern requirements in air traffic control. The Air Traffic Control Tower will ensure more efficient air traffic control of approaching, landing and maneuvering at Heydar Aliyev International Airport aircrafts.

The secondary RSM970S Mode S type radar implemented in  new  Air Traffic Control Tower was supplied by Thales.

Ambassador of France to Azerbaijan, Ms. Aurelia Bouchez, Vice-President of Thales Eurasia Roger Daix and First Vice-President of "Azerbaijan Airlines" CJSC (AZAL) Sabir Ilyasov attended the opening ceremony of new  air traffic control tower.

According to Sabir Ilyasov, thanks to President Ilham Aliyev’s care and attention to the development of Azerbaijani aviation AZAL has implemented many successful projects to ensure flight safety in the airspace of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

"Thanks to its well developed air navigation infrastructure Azerbaijan is one of the world leaders in introducing of new technologies in air navigation that include the latest scientific achievements. This ensures a high level of flight safety in accordance with the latest requirements of the ICAO and Eurocontrol", Sabir Ilyasov said.

Azerbaijan’s air navigation system attracts the attention of the largest air carriers. Today “Azeraeronavigation” Air Traffic Department provides air navigation services to more than 80,000 transit over flights and about 40,000 takeoffs and landings per year.

 

tower.jpg
 

Latest news

12 Sep 2019

Azerbaijan Airlines announces recruitment of female flight attendants

Read more
06 Sep 2019

Azerbaijan has become a connecting hub for European air transit flows

Read more
09 Aug 2019

Since the beginning of the year, over 3 million air passengers have been served in Azerbaijan

Read more
02 Aug 2019

Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov and AZAL President Jahangir Asgarov got familiarized with construction of Nakhchivan Airport’s second runway

Read more
09 Jul 2019

Azerbaijan's international airports served 2.4 million passengers in the first six months of 2019

Read more
04 Jul 2019

Heydar Aliyev International Airport - the first airport in the world completely switching to cloud technologies

Read more