Organisation Overview

Under the Civil Aviation Act and as per the meaning of article 62, paragraph 3 of the Law on Commerce, the state-owned enterprise ”Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority” (BULATSA) is a legal entity having its seat in Sofia and performing state functions for the provision of air navigation services in the controlled civil airspace of the Republic of Bulgaria, in line with the international agreements in the field of civil aviation signed and ratified by the Republic of Bulgaria.

BULATSA operates the following air traffic control centres:

  • 1 Area Control Centre (CNATCC Sofia) in Sofia;
  • 3 APPs in Sofia, Varna and Burgas: 5 TWR Centres in Sofia, Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv and Gorna Oryahovitsa.


  • operates and maintains a nationwide communication, surveillance, navigation meteorological and AIS networks;
  • provides licensed training to air traffic controllers.
Number of Towers Operated5
Number of Area Control Centres1
Number of Employees1,066
Number of ATCOs308

Member Information

Membership Type: European Regional Office Membership

Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Georgi Peev

Country: Bulgaria

Telephone number: +359 (2) 937 1111

Fax number: +359 (2) 980 0043

E-mail: atsainfo@bulatsa.com

Head office:

1 blvd. Brussels, 1540 Sofia