In the fall of 2019, NAV CANADA will transition to the ICAO NOTAM format. As a result, NAV CANADA will distribute all Canadian domestic NOTAMs using this format and international NOTAMs under new NOTAM Series.
NAVAID Modernization Program (NMP)
NAV CANADA has
initiated a multi-year project to define a reduced network of ground-based
NAVAIDs across the country, supporting the transition to a more efficient and
cost-effective PBN-based air navigation service for our customers.
NAV CANADA’s air navigation services rely upon the effectiveness and accuracy of the surveillance technologies to keep Canadian skies safe and aircraft moving efficiently.
With Performance-Based Navigation (PBN), we are using advanced onboard technologies to improve flight efficiency.
We are making changes to operations in the North Atlantic, the busiest oceanic airspace in the world.
In the fall of 2013 Canada will be converting to an ICAO-compliant significant meteorological information (SIGMET) and aviation weather advisory (AIRMET) bulletin format.
Multilateration (MLAT), which uses existing transponder technology to improve situational awareness, can be used to provide surveillance over a wide area, or surface surveillance at airports.
Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) are designed to provide aircraft with precision final approach guidance, offering a horizontal and vertical flight path to the runway.