LFV, the Swedish Air Navigation Service
Provider, has selected Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions to
provide remote digital air traffic control to the airports in
Malmö, Östersund, Umeå and Kiruna.
The contract includes a centre for remote air
traffic control services with capability to remotely operate over
20 digitally connected airports.
The company has previously
provided solutions to the airports in Örnsköldsvik, Sundsvall and
Linköping and has also signed contracts with London City Airport
and Cranfield University in United Kingdom.
"Interest is growing for digital air traffic
solutions for all types of airports due to the requirements for
increased safety, greater flexibility and reduced costs. We enjoy
a strong position in the domestic market and our technical and
operational experience is an important success factor globally,"
said Johan Klintberg, CEO of Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions.
LFV oversees air traffic control at 20 airports
and three control centres in Sweden. The service is now expanding
and another remote control centre providing remote tower services
to these airports will be established at Arlanda in Stockholm
“We have developed remote air traffic control
services together with Saab for the past ten years. This work has
resulted the solution that we have today, which became operational
in Sundsvall, Sweden in April 2015. Now we are taking another big
step as we are establishing a centre for remote air traffic
control at Arlanda airport in Stockholm, Sweden. We look forward
to continuing this collaboration,” said Ulf Thibblin, technical
The solution is scheduled to become operational
in 2019/2020 with the implementation taking place gradually.
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