NATS is the UK’s principal air navigation services provider and is split into two main businesses, which provide two distinct services:
- NATS (En Route) plc (NERL) — the regulated business, which provides air traffic management services to aircraft within UK airspace and over the eastern part of the North Atlantic; and
- NATS (Services) Ltd (NSL) — the unregulated business, which provides air traffic control services at many of the UK’s major airports (13 civil and 7 military airfields) and other airports overseas.
NATS provides aerodrome, data, engineering, capacity, efficiency and environmental performance solutions to customers worldwide, including airports, airlines, air traffic service providers and governments.
|Number of civil UK airports Towers Operated (in UK)||13|
|Number of military airfield Towers operated||7|
|Other towers operated at Gibraltar Airport and a number of Spanish airports through its joint venture with Ferrovial|
|Number of Area Control Centres||2|
|Number of Employees||4,084|
|Number of ATCOs||1,639|
Membership Type: Full Member
Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Martin Rolfe
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone number: +44 (1489) 616 001
Fax number: +44 (1489) 616 406
Corporate & Technical Centre, 4000 Parkway, Whiteley, Fareham, Hants PO15 7FL