NAV CANADA introduces air traffic control service in Red
November 5, 2020 – Red Deer, AB – Recognizing that air
traffic at Red Deer Regional (CYQF) airport was steadily rising prior to the
COVID-19 pandemic, NAV CANADA has adjusted its service to meet the growing
demand and provide optimal service.
As a result, effective November 5, 2020 airport control
service will be provided 16 hours per day from 0600h to 2200h as follows:
control services will be offered for 16 hours a day, Class D Control Zone, 5 NM
to 6000 ASL, from 06:00h to 22:00h.
- Airport advisory
services will be offered for the remaining 8 hours from 22:00h to 06:00h.
observation services will continue to be offered 24 hours a day.
Pilots should be prepared for the type of service being
offered when they are arriving and departing at Red Deer CYQF, as well as
understanding their responsibilities. If a pilot is arriving or departing when
airport control services are offered, he or she must follow the directions of
the air traffic controllers, and all related procedures.
When airport advisory services are offered, including
Vehicle Control Service, pilots must use the information provided by the flight
service specialists to make safe and responsible decisions as they arrive and
depart the airport.
Notice of Change
About NAV CANADA
NAV CANADA is a private, not-for-profit company, established
in 1996, providing air traffic control, airport advisory services, weather
briefings and aeronautical information services for more than 18 million square
kilometres of Canadian domestic and international airspace.
The Company is internationally recognized for its safety
record, and technology innovation. Air traffic management systems developed by
NAV CANADA are used by air navigation service providers in countries worldwide.
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