ESSP and Skövde Airport sign an EGNOS Working Agreement
EGNOS Service Provider, ESSP, and Skövde Airport (SE – Sweden) have recently signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA), as a key step for the implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures (LPV procedures) in this airport.
The agreement was signed on the 28th of May 2018 by Anders Löfvenborg, CEO at Sködve Airport AB, and Thierry Racaud, ESSP CEO.
The signature of an EGNOS Working Agreement, establishes the operational and legal framework to use the EGNOS Safety-of-Life Service as a navigation aid between the EGNOS Service Provider – ESSP - and the Airport / Navigation entity willing to use this service.
Thierry Racaud, ESSP CEO said “the signature of an EWA is the first step for the implementation of EGNOS- based approach procedures within an airport. We are glad to cooperate in increasing safety and accessibility to Skövde Airport”.
Anders Löfvenborg, Skövde airport CEO said, implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures at Skövde Airport is an important step. Flight safety and regularity is and has always been a focal point at the airport. We consider the implementation of the procedures as another step in this direction, and we look forward to the cooperation with ESSP in the future.