- Air Traffic Controllers monitor and direct the movement of air traffic in and around airports and enroute on specified paths directing the planes to stay safe distances from each other.
- Are responsible for coordinating the safe arrival, departure and transit of all aircrafts flying in the airspace of an airport.
- They use radar and hi-tech communication equipment to direct the pilots for safety during landing, takeoff and taxiing.
- Issue weather, wind, visibility and speed information to pilots required for take-off, landing and en-route weather conditions.
- Monitor and conduct the air traffic on the ground at airports.
- Issue landing and takeoff instructions to pilots following ground traffic management procedure
- ATCs are trained to monitor the aircraft on radar, to maintain pilot communication and to guide the aircraft out of the airport airspace.
- Air traffic is guided and monitored by en-route control centers manned by ATCs.
- ATCs alert rescue and response teams during any kind of aircraft emergency.
- Spatial ability
- Good oral communication skills
- Engineering Design
- Microsoft word
- Air Traffic Control Specialist, Terminal
- Air Traffic Control Specialist/Certified Professional Controller (ATC Specialist/CPC)
- Air Traffic Controller (ATC)
- Air Traffic Controller (Enroute Option)
- Air Traffic Controller (Tower Option)
- Air Traffic Controller, Center
- Certified Professional Controller (CPC)
- Control Tower Operator
- Radar Air Traffic Controller
- Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS)
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