Approach Simulator at Prishtina airportPosted on 07.04.2006
Tern system has installed an Approach Simulator at Pristina International Airport, Kosovo. The simulator serves a very important role in training Air Traffic Controllers in Kosovo. The installation includes 2 controller working positions, 2 pseudo-pilot positions and 1 supervisor position. Additionally Tern Systems communication simulator is included, enabling real life like ATC communications.
Pristina International Airport (PIA) is a vital component of Kosovo’s transport infrastructure and is one of the busiest airports in the Balkans, serving 1.2 million passengers and handling 14,000 aircraft operations in 2008. In recent years, PIA has sustained above-average growth rates in passenger traffic, recording an annual growth of 11.4% in 2007-2008. Although currently profitable, it is envisioned that an experienced operator will be able significantly improve overall PIA operating andprofit levels.