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How does Air Traffic Control work? Which routes does flights take in the Swedish airspace? Where can I fly with my drone? Our press service can answer any question regarding air traffic control in Swedish airspace.

LFV press services are staffed weekdays 8:00 to 4:30 p.m. We answer questions on all aspects of air traffic services. LFV's press hotline is staffed outside office hours but answer operational questions such as about the current traffic situation in Swedish airspace and the situation at the airports where LFV provides air navigation services.  You reach our press contact 24/7 at +4611192050.

Press releases

  • High capacity performance by LFV in 2017

    2017 was yet another record-breaking year for Swedish airspace with 762,000 air movements, a 5 % increase compared with 2016. LFV’s annual report states that the biggest increase was in overflying traffic that crossed Swedish airspace without starting from or landing at a Swedish airport.

    3/19/2018


  • LFV: record number of aircraft movements in 2017

    Never before have there been as many flights through Swedish airspace as in 2017. LFV’s statistics for last year show a five per cent increase in traffic compared with 2016, up to 762,000 aircraft movements.

    1/15/2018


  • LFV now has remote air traffic control for Sundsvall Timrå Airport

    At the end of December, Sundsvall Timrå Airport in northern Sweden became the country’s second airport to have remote air traffic control. At 07.00 on 20 December, the tower was closed down and the air traffic control service was transferred to LFV’s control centre.

    1/15/2018


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