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What is an Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP)?

January 17, 2024
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An Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) is a body that manages flight traffic on behalf of a company, region or country. ANSP can be private or public legal bodies.

Depending on the specific mandate an ANSP provides one or more of the following services to airspace users:

  • Air Traffic Management (ATM)
  • Communication navigation and surveillance systems (CNS)
  • Meteorological service for air navigation (MET)
  • Search and rescue (SAR)
  • Aeronautical information services/aeronautical information management (AIS/AIM)

List of ANSPs

Name Country/Region
Administration de la navigation aérienne (ANA)Luxembourg
Aeronautical Radio of Thailand [th] (AEROTHAI)Thailand
Air Navigation Services Aruba (ANSA)Aruba
Air Navigation Services Finland (ANS Finland)Finland
Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR)Czech Republic
Agence pour la Securité de la Navigation Aerienne en Afrique et Madagascar (ASECNA)Madagascar
Air Traffic & Navigation Services (ATNS)South Africa
Airports Authority of India (AAI)India
Airservices AustraliaAustralia
Airways New ZealandNew Zealand
Saudi Air Navigation Service (SANS)Saudi Arabia
Armenian Air Traffic Services (ARMATS)Armenia
Austro ControlAustria
Azerbaijan Air Navigation Services (AZANS)Azerbaijan
Belgocontrol (trade name skeyes)Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Navigation Services Agency (BHANSA) Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority (BULATSA)Bulgaria
Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia (CAA Mongolia)Mongolia
Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan (CAA Pakistan)Pakistan
Civil Aviation Authority of Uganda (CAA Uganda)Uganda
Air Traffic Management BureauChina
Civil Aviation Department (Hong Kong)Hong Kong
Corporación Centroamericana de Servicios de Navegación Aérea (COCESNA)Central America
Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial (CORPAC) Peru
Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP)Philippines
Croatia Control - Croatian Air Navigation ServicesCroatia
Departamento de Controle do Espaço Aéreo (DECEA)Brazil
Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS)Germany
Devlet Hava Meydanları İşletmesi [tr] (DHMI, State Airports Authority)Turkey
Directorate of Air Navigation Services [ke] (DANS)Kenya
Direction des Services de la navigation aérienne (DSNA)France
Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider (DC-ANSP)Curaçao
Empresa Argentina de Navegación Aérea (EANA)Argentina
ENAV S.p.A. (Italian air navigation service provider)Italy
Estonian Air Navigation Services (EANS)Estonia
Etablissement National de la Navigation Aérienne (ENNA)Algeria
EUROCONTROL Maastricht UACBelgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, north-west Germany
Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA)Russia
Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State Air Traffic Management Corporation in the Russian Federation" (State ATM Corporation)Russia
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)United States
Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL)United Kingdom
Instituto Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil (INAC)Venezuela
Irish Aviation Authority (IAA)Ireland
Japan Civil Aviation BureauJapan
Jersey - CICZJersey
Kazaeronavigatsia [ru]Kazakhstan
Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme (LGS)Latvia
Letové prevádzkové služby [sk] (LPS)Slovakia
Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland (LVNL)Netherlands
Malta Air Traffic Services (MATS)Malta
Macedonian Air Navigations Services Provider (M-NAV)Macedonia
Moldovian Air Traffic Services Authority (MoldATSA)Moldova
Moroccan Airports Authority (ONDA)Morocco
National Air Navigation Services Company (NANSC)Egypt
National Air Traffic Services (NATS)Global (UK-based)
Nav CanadaCanada
NAV Portugal [pt] (Navegação Aérea de Portugal)Portugal
Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA)Nigeria
Oro NavigacijaLithuania
Tunisian Civil Aviation and Airport Authority (OACA)Tunisia
Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA)Poland
Romanian Air Traffic Services Administration [ro] (ROMATSA)Romania
Servicios a la Navegación en el Espacio Aéreo Mexicano (SENEAM) México
Serbia and Montenegro Air Traffic Services Agency (SMATSA)Serbia and Montenegro
Slovenia ControlSlovenia
The Tower CompanyGermany
Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA)Trinidad and Tobago
Ukrainian State Air Traffic Service Enterprise Украерорух (UkSATSE)Ukraine
Air Navigation and Weather Services (ANWS)Taiwan
Direccion General de Aviacion Civil (DGAC)Ecuador
Belarusian State-Owned Enterprise (BELAERONAVIGATSIA)Belarus
ANSA (Air Navigation Service Agency of the Republic of Kosovo)Kosovo
Instituto Dominicano de Aviación Civil (IDAC)Dominican Republic
Perum Lembaga Penyelenggara Pelayanan Navigasi Penerbangan Indonesia (Airnav Indonesia)Indonesia
UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)United Arab Emirates
Air Navigation Services of Albania (ALBCONTROL)Albania
Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil Chile (DGAC Chile)Chile
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