NATS is the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services

In addition to providing services to 13 UK airports and managing all the upper airspace in the UK, we provide services around the world spanning Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America.

A selection of NATS services:

  • ATS Management
  • Airport Capacity Management
  • Digital ‘remote’ Towers
  • Training in Tower/Approach/En-route/Engineering
  • Airport technology
  • System Maintenance
  • Aeronautical Information Management
  • Airspace/Procedure design
  • Surveillance data
  • Wind farms
  • Capacity Planning

NATS Prestwick controls airspace in the Northern half of the UK and over the North Atlantic.

At NATS Prestwick, 350 Air Traffic Controllers, more than 100 Air Traffic Control Assistants, 100 Engineers and 135 other support staff provide air traffic control services to the largest area of responsibility in Europe.

41% of the UK’s air traffic is handled from the Prestwick site which equates to over 1.3 million flights.




Contact NATS

Ian Clarke

National Air Traffic Services, Fresson Avenue, Prestwick, KA9 2GX

T. +44 (0) 1292 2692684


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