Organisation Overview

About NATS
Founded in 1962, NATS is the leading Air Navigation Service Provider in the UK, operating under licence by the UK Civil Aviation Authority and providing services in over 30 countries internationally; including 14 UK airports, Gibraltar airport and, in a joint venture with Ferrovial, a number of airport towers in Spain. NATS provided air traffic control services to over 2.5 million flights in 2017, and continues to operate up to 7,000 flights a day across UK and eastern North Atlantic airspace.

Our Purpose
"Advancing aviation, keeping the skies safe"

NATS is making the skies an even safer and more efficient environment for flying. This means that NATS is making the skies a better place to fly.

Building on its reputation for operational excellence and innovation, NATS offers aerodrome, data, engineering, capacity, efficiency and environmental performance solutions to customers worldwide, including airports, airlines, air traffic service providers and Governments.

No. of Towers Operated: NATS currently provides services to 14 UK airports and is contracted to work in 9 Spanish airports through its joint venture, FerroNATS.
No. of ACCs: 2       
Total number of Employees: 4,216
Total number of ATCOs: 1,670

Membership type: Full Member
Membership status: Full
CEO: Mr. Martin Rolfe
Head office:

Corporate & Technical Centre, 4000 Parkway, Whiteley, Fareham, Hants PO15 7FL

Country: United Kingdom
Telephone number: +44 (1489) 616 001
Fax number: +44 (1489) 616 406
Website :

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