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Air Navigation Services

Air Navigation Services (ANS) Department is responsible for the Regulation, Monitoring, Inspection, Certification and general Safety Oversight of the Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) within the Republic of Kosovo. It ensures that safety regulations and standards for ANSPs are in line with ICAO standards and recommended practices, EU aviation acquis, including EUROCONTROL rules. The ANS Department is responsible for Certification and subsequently the Safety Oversights of the ANSPs within the Republic of Kosovo, which include the following Services:

  • Air Traffic Control (ATC);
  • Communication Navigation and Surveillance (CNS);
  • Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) and
  • Meteorological Service (METEO).

The ANS Department is responsible for licensing of the Air Traffic Controllers (ATCO), their competency and medical fitness.

CAAK is designated as the National Supervisory Authority (NSA) as provided for in Regulation (EC) No 549/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 March 2004, which establish the framework for the creation of the single European sky.

The ANS Department ensures that aeronautical information are published in Kosovo Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) and are in place for use by air operators operating in Kosovo airspace.

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