NAV CANADA

05/10/2020

Organisation Overview

NAV CANADA is the private sector owner and operator of Canada’s civil air navigation system, covering Canadian domestic airspace and the Western half of the North Atlantic assigned to Canada by ICAO.

NAV CANADA’s operation facilities across the country include 7 area control centres, 41 control towers, 55 flight service stations, 8 flight information centres, 31 maintenance centres and 51 community aerodrome radio stations providing weather information in Canada’s North. Facilities are supported by a network of over 1,000 ground-based aids to navigation including 42 radar sites, 16 ADS-B sites across the country and in Greenland as well as over 140 multilateration sites.

Number of Towers Operated41
Number of Area Control Centres7
Number of Employees4,811
Number of ATCOs1,870
North America