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EGNOS Architecture

Satellite navigation services prevail more influential than ever during the COVID crisis

July 28, 2020

Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) such as Galileo or GPS are made up of 24 to 30 satellites orbiting in medium Earth orbit (regularly at around 20,000 km altitude) on three orbital spheres. Thanks to very precise onboard clocks, each satellite delivers timing information that is used by receivers on the ground to calculate positioning information worldwide. As individual car drivers, we are accustomed to being guided on our car journeys, but this positioning information is also used for mobility in the broadest sense, whatever the means of transportation, to help position and navigate on our trips.

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ESSP and SLOVENIA CONTROL have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement

July 15, 2020

The agreement will enable the publication of EGNOS-based approach procedures in the main Slovenian airports currently being acted by SLOVENIA CONTROL: LJUBLJANA / BRNIK (LJLJ), MARIBOR / OREHOVA VAS (LJMB), PORTOROZ / SECOVLJE (LJPZ) and CERKLJE / CERKLJE OB KRKI (LJCE)

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CZ

ESSP and the Czech Air Force (CZ), have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement for Pardubice Airport (LKPD) and Praha-Kbely Airport (LKKB)

July 13, 2020

The agreement will enable the publication of EGNOS-based approach procedures in these Czechoslovak airports

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ENAIRE

ENAIRE reports the best safety results out of all European air navigation providers

July 13, 2020

ENAIRE, a state-owned company chaired by Pedro Saura, Secretary of State for Transport, Mobility and the Urban Agenda, has become the leading provider of air navigation services throughout Europe due to the maturity and effectiveness of its Operational Safety Management System. This is what the data from EUROCONTROL, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, show for the 30 providers evaluated

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SINDAL

ESSP and SINDAL airport have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement

June 04, 2020

The agreement will enable the publication of EGNOS-based approach procedures in this Danish airport

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EU Solidarity

EU Space growing #strongertogether: Happy Europe Day

May 08, 2020

As the European Union celebrates Europe Day on May 9, we take a look at how the EU space programmes, themselves a result of European cooperation, are helping the European Union achieve concrete goals of a more united and prosperous Europe.

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ENAIRE

European Commission selects seven ENAIRE projects to forge ahead with the Single European Sky

April 27, 2020

The European Commission has selected seven ENAIRE projects involving the SESAR Exploratory Research programme to forge ahead with the Single European Sky.

 

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NATS

NATS takes over air traffic control at St Athan Airport

April 27, 2020

Air traffic service provider, NATS has taken over tower operations at St Athan Airfield as of 1 April

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