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GACA committing to major upgrade of Saudi Arabia ATM systems


Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation announced in early Feb-09 that it has commenced projects valued at approximately USD270 million to develop Air Traffic Management (ATM) and navigation/communication systems across the country. Saudi Arabia embarked on a thorough modernisation and upgrade of its ATM system in 2004, as part of broad moves to revitalise its national aviation sector. [783 words]

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  • Conflict and resolution: restructuring Saudi Arabian airspace for 2020 and beyond

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  • Saudi Arabia largest domestic routes: 2007
  • Saudi Arabia international passenger traffic by country: 2007
  • Saudi Arabian airspace: baseline model
  • Saudi Arabian airspace: mid-term model
  • Saudi Arabian airspace: 2020 model
  • Restricted areas identified for discussion
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