Organisation Overview

ISAVIA is a state limited company that is responsible for operating Air Navigation Services and Airports in Iceland including Airport terminals. The CEO of ISAVIA is Mr. Björn Ó. Hauksson. ISAVIA ANS is run functionally separate from the Airports and terminals. 

The mission of ISAVIA ANS is to ensure that safe and reliable air navigation services are provided for a very large oceanic control area that extends over Reykjavik FIR and a large part of the Sondrestrom FIR. The total control area exceeds 5 million sq. km. and is one of the largest of its kind in the world. 

The company operates a highly modern Area Control Center located at Reykjavik Airport in addition to the required communications infrastructure that provides continuous connectivity with aircraft over the high seas as well as on domestic routes over Iceland. Radar surveillance is available in an area extending from Scotland to Greenland across Iceland and the Fareo Islands. 

Long-range communications are provided by Iceland Air Radio a division of ISAVIA ANS, that operates a system of High Frequency and VHF facilities in addition to an AFTN/CIDIN switching node. 

In addition to these services ISAVIA ANS operates Control Towers and Approach Services at Iceland’s 3 Controlled Airports and supports the CNS infrastructure on all airports in Iceland. 

No. of Towers Operated:                 3
No. of ACCs:                                   1
No. of Employees:                        225
Total No. of ATCOs:                      106
Total No. of Operational ATCOs:    94

Membership type: Full Member
Director Air Navigation Services: Mr. Asgeir Palsson
Head office: Reykjavik Airport, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
Country: Iceland
Telephone number: +354 (424) 4118
Fax number: +354 (562) 4599
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