Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS)


Organisation Overview

SANS is the air navigation services provider and an independent company owned by the government of Saudi Arabia. It covers services for the entire Saudi airspace and provides the air traffic management, air navigation systems including the procurement, operations and maintenance of all air navigation systems kingdom wide, as well as the aeronautical information management.

SANS has been created as corporatized company on 1/7/2016, as a transformation of the air navigation services sector of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).

SANS Vision: To become a regional ANSP leader by providing world class services

SANS Mission: To provide safe, reliable and cost-efficient services through investing in people, technology and strategic partnership

Number of Towers Operated16
Number of Area Control Centres2
Number of Approaches8
Number of Employees1,828
Number of ATCOs890

Member Information

Membership Type: European Regional Office Membership

Chief Executive Officer: Engr. Abdulaziz S. Alzaid

Country: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Telephone number: +966 12 671 7717

Fax number: +966 12 671 9041


Head office:

7807  Bani Malik street, An Naseem District, Jeddah 23234-7807 Saudi Arabia


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