Air traffic controllers

Job Definition

  • Directing and controlling aircraft approaching and leaving airport and their movement on the ground
  • Initiating and organizing emergency, search and rescue services and procedures
  • Maintaining radio and telephone contact with adjacent control towers, terminal control units and other control centres, and coordinating the movement of aircraft into adjoining areas
  • Directing activities of all aircraft and service vehicles on or near airport runways
  • Directing and controlling aircraft operating in designated airspace sectors
  • Applying knowledge of principles and practices of air traffic control in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work
  • Examining and approving flight plans
  • Informing flight crew and operations staff about weather conditions, operational facilities, flight plans and air traffic

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