Aviation Powered by EGNOS

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07 March 2016
Aviation Powered by #EGNOS is scheduled for 8 March from 14:00 – 15:00 in the Honeywell Tower Theatre.

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) will highlight how EGNOS is benefiting airports across Europe during a presentation at the World ATM Congress in Madrid.

The numbers don’t lie: EGNOS is a success. The number of LPV procedures published in Europe has tripled over the past two years – now exceeding 250. Considering upcoming EASA regulatory mandates, this pace of uptake is only expected to continue. More so, over 40 ANSPs have already introduced EGNOS at their airports – and with the recently declared LPV200 service many more are moving towards introduction.

To highlight how EGNOS is benefiting airports across Europe, the GSA is hosting a free educational conference during the World ATM Congress, March 8 – 10 in Madrid. The conference, entitled Aviation Powered by #EGNOS, will take place on 8 March from 14:00 – 15:00 in the Honeywell Tower Theatre. The GSA will be joined by representatives form Eurocontrol and ESSP, among others, to discuss such topics as:

  • EGNOS implementation status
  • The EGNOS Safety of Life (SoL) service
  • EU regulatory instruments encouraging PBN approach implementation
  • Current EASA mandates
  • Existing European support programmes
  • First-hand accounts from recent LPV implementations in Croatia and Belgium

In addition to the conference, the GSA invites you to a special welcome drink and award ceremony on 8 March at 12:30 at the EGNOS booth (stand 242). The event will recognise the EWA signatures and LPV procedures published in 2015.

For more information and to confirm your attendance, please contact us at EGNOS-adoption@essp-sas.eu.


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Updated: Aug 04, 2016