Isavia ANS implements Performance Based Navigation (PBN)

Isavia ANS has published a Transition Plan for Performance Based Navigation for Iceland, in the document PBN Transition plan for ICELAND. The document is published in accordance with the Icelandic regulation 444/2020 that implement EU Regulation 2018/1048.

Mr. Kjartan Briem, CEO of Isavia ANS says that „By implementing performance-based navigation in Iceland safety in procedure design will increase “.

Design of standard enroute-, approach- and departure routes will be based on the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) instead of Non-Directional Beacons (NDBs).

The Transition Plan was prepared in coordination with airspace users and airports and is updated every year in the fall.