Space-Based Aireon System Revolutionizing Air Traffic Management

Prestwick Center in Scotland
Prestwick Center in Scotland (shown here) and Shannon Center in Ireland jointly operate the Shanwick Oceanic Control Area where controllers are finding Aireon space-based ADS-B a “boon to air traffic management” by providing real-time surveillance.
Credit: Aireon
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