Stansted Airport

We provide Air Traffic Control (ATC) services at 13 UK airports. At Stansted Airport we provide tower and engineering services.

Tower Services

This is an ATC service provided for the airport and surrounding airspace. The controllers will look out of the tower windows, as well as at the ATC equipment, to give aircraft clearance to taxi, take-off and land.

Engineering

An engineering team, based at the airport, are responsible for maintaining air traffic control services, such as radar and the Instrument Landing System (ILS).

The Operation: 2018

The current tower was opened in 1996.

  • Flights: 201,614 (+6% on 2017)
  • Passengers: 28m (+8% on 2017)
  • Busiest ranking: 3rd—UK’s busiest airport (flights)

Annual flight movements (historical)

Destination

London Stansted remains one of the UK’s fastest growing airport in terms of passenger volumes.

  • Furthest direct route travelled to: Dubai
  • Most travelled to destination: Dublin
  • Airports served: 200

The Airport

In 2018 the control tower windows were replaced with 16 new panes of weather-proof glass using one of the tallest mobile cranes in Europe.

  • Height of tower: 63m
  • 1 Runway: 3,048m x 46m
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    Head Office

    NATS
    4000 Parkway
    Whiteley
    Fareham
    Hants
    PO15 7FL

    Tel: 01489 616001

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