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Job Purpose

To prevent collision between aircraft in the air/on the ground between aircraft and obstructions and expediting and maintaining an orderly flow of air traffic.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Manage traffic as flight planned, entering assigned airspace.
  • Monitor and direct the movement of aircraft on the ground and in the air, using surveillance systems (radar), computers, or visual references
  • Control all ground traffic at airports, including baggage vehicles and airport workers
  • Manage communications by transferring control of departing flights to traffic control centre and accepting control of arriving flights
  • Provide information to pilots, such as weather updates, runway closures, and other critical information
  • Issue landing and take-off instructions to pilots
  • Direct ground traffic, including taxiing aircraft, maintenance and baggage vehicles, and airport workers.
  • Monitor and direct the movement of aircraft within an assigned air space and on the ground at airports to minimize delays and maximize safety.
  • Monitor aircraft within a specific airspace, using surveillance systems (radar), computer equipment, and visual references.
  • Maintain radio and telephone contact with adjacent control towers, terminal control units, and other area control centers in order to coordinate aircraft movement.
  • Alert airport emergency services in cases of emergency and when aircraft are experiencing difficulties.
  • Initiate and coordinate searches for missing aircraft.
  • Complete daily activity reports and keep records of messages from aircraft.