en route air traffic control services

en route air traffic control services

Air traffic control services provided to aircraft on IFR (instrument flight rules) flight plans, generally by centers, when these aircraft are operating between departure and destination terminal areas. When equipment, capabilities, and controller workload permit, certain advisory or assistance services may be provided to VFR (visual flight rules) aircraft.
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With an expected operational timeframe of 2005/6, NSC will provide advanced en route air traffic control services for the Scottish Flight Information Region, as well as interfaces for oceanic air traffic control.