ESSP and Sonderborg Lufthavn sign an EGNOS Working Agreement
The agreement will enable the publication of EGNOS-based approach procedures in this Danish airport.
EGNOS Service Provider, ESSP, and Sonderborg Lufthavn 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. First procedure was available during August 2016.
The agreement was signed on the 3rd October 2016 by Christian Berg from, Sonderborg airport manager 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 Sondeborg airpport”
Christian Berg, Sonderborg airport said, “implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures at Sonderborg 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.”
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