Two new airport towers are operational at the Avinor Remote Towers Centre in Norway

BerlevĂĄg Airport (Credit: Avinor Air Navigation Service)

The towers at Hasvik and Berlevåg airports in Norway are now operated from the Avinor Remote Towers Centre in Bodø, Norway – north of the Arctic Circle.

-This mark yet another milestone in the Avinor Remote Towers programme. The Remote Towers Centre now operates at total of four towers across Norway. We look forward to continuing the roll-out of the remote towers services throughout the next two years, says Mr. Anders Kirsebom, CEO of Avinor Air Navigation Services.

The formal transition process of the tower services at Hasvik and BerlevĂĄg airports to the Remote Towers Centre were both completed in the same day, in close coordination between Avinor Air Navigation Services and the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority.

About the Remote Towers Programme at Avinor

The tower at Røst airport was the first to go operational from the Avinor Remote Towers Centre in 2019. The centre in Bodø, Norway will operate tower services at a total of 15 airports by the end of 2022 (phase 1). The tower services at Mehamn and Røros are the next in line to be transitioned to the Remote Towers Centre in May 2021. The new Remote Towers Centre building in Bodø was officially opened in October this year. This is the world’s largest Remote Towers Centre. The technology in the Norwegian Remote Towers Programme is provided by Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and Indra.

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