Air Navigation Services

HungaroControl as an integrated (civil and military) air navigation service provider guarantees the efficient flow of all flights operated in accordance with the rules of general air traffic (GAT) in the Hungarian airspace, ranging from aircraft departing from or landing at Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport to overflying traffic in upper airspace. 

In ANS III, the Budapest air traffic control centre covering nearly ten thousand square meters and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the Hungarian experts control Hungary’s air traffic using MATIAS, one of the most modern air navigation systems. HungaroControl’s flight safety performance is renowned even in an international comparison, and the company has not caused a single second of delay to airlines or passengers in the past 10 years.

At the airport of the Hungarian capital (BUD), aerodrome controllers, and in the Budapest Air Traffic Control Centre, approach and area controllers are on 24-hour duty. Hungarian air traffic controllers (ATCOs) manage about 600,000 flights per year on average, and in intensive periods, an aircraft enters Hungary’s airspace in every 30-40 seconds. The daily average is 1700, and the all-time high was 3257 aircraft controlled in a single day. For flights in the uncontrolled airspace, HungaroControl provides a flight information service.

Based on temporary assignment from NATO, from 2014 HungaroControl also manages the upper airspace over Kosovo, which is a major diplomatic success for Hungary and a significant professional recognition for the company.

Please see HungaroControl’s regularly updated professional information on the Aeronautical Information website

  • Every year hundreds of thousands of aircraft and several million passengers on board use our services in a direct or indirect way. Our primary goal is to accomplish our task at a very high safety standard and in a very efficient manner, which are expectations today, at the beginning of the 21st century.

    In order to enable each and every one of our employees to cooperate and contribute towards maintaining and improving the safety performance of our company, we operate an integrated safety and quality management system. By running and promoting this system we are able to ensure that the aspects of safety are duly considered at every phase of our activity, let this be a clearance issued to the flight crew of an aircraft, the protection of HungaroControl premises, the planning of resources, the procurement of equipment, or the training of personnel maintaining this equipment.

    The backbone of the system is the Safety and Quality Management Policy, where we declare our most important objectives and undertakings.

    Zoltán SZÉKELY
    Safety and Security Director
    HungaroControl Pte. Ltd. Co.

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  • ATCC Statistics - Hungary (monthly) - by 31 July, 2017

    ATCC Statistics - Hungary (monthly) - by 31 July, 2017

    Arrivals/Departures - Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (monthly) - by 31 July, 2017

    Arrivals/Departures - Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (monthly) - by 31 July, 2017

    ATCC Statistics - Hungary (annual) - by 31 July, 2017

    ATCC Statistics - Hungary (annual) - by 31 July, 2017

    Arrivals/Departures - Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (annual) - by 31 July, 2017

    Arrivals/Departures - Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (annual) - by 31 July, 2017

    ATCC Statistics - Kosovo/KFOR sector (monthly) - by 31 July, 2017

    ATCC Statistics - Kosovo/KFOR sector (monthly) - by 31 July, 2017