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EGNOS groundbreaking working agreement signed for a Class G aerodrome with non-instrument runway

February 20, 2023

ESSP (European Satellite Services Provider) and the Finnish aerodrome operator of Lahti-Vesivehmaa (EFLA), which is an uncontrolled (Class G, non-ATS) aerodrome with a non-instrument runway, have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA) in January 2023 for the first time ever in this type of scenario. The EWA signature process has been fully supported by Fintraffic ANS, the major Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) in Finland, in coordination with the Finnish National Aviation Authority. This is a key step across Europe that establishes the operational and legal framework for using EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service as a navigation aid at uncontrolled aerodromes with non-instrument runways.

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New EGNOS Approach Procedures in the Czech Republic, Austria and Finland

January 07, 2014

The implementation of these new LPV approaches has been enabled by the EU-funded project ACCEPTA : Accelerating EGNOS Adoption in Aviation. ACCEPTA  aims to procure a wide-scale, real-life adoption of EGNOS-enabled LPV approaches across Europe in areas where the EGNOS signal is available and certified.

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