By taking control of air traffic in the entire airspace of Bosnia and Herzegovina that will happen tonight, after midnight, Bosnia and Herzegovina Air Navigation Services Agency (BHANSA) will open a new chapter in the history of the civil aviation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
This event will fully implemented Phase II of the Development Strategy of Air Traffic Management System of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BH ATM Strategy), which means that the entire sky of Bosnia and Herzegovina will no longer be controlled from its neighboring countries, but from Bosnia and Herzegovina itself.
On this occasion, the Director of BHANSA, Davorin Primorac, stated the following: “This is a great day for Bosnia and Herzegovina as a state. In a relatively short period of time, we, as the youngest European Agency for the provision of air navigation services, have created technical, personnel and all other preconditions for ourselves to fully control the air traffic over the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina.“
Mr. Primorac stated that BHANSA currently provides services up to the flight level of 325 or 10,000 meters.
Mr. Primorac also said the following: “In that part of the airspace, 20 percent of the total air traffic is taking place, ie only 200 aircrafts are moving“, adding that as of tomorrow, Bosnia and Herzegovina will control up to 1,600 aircraft overflights, through the skies of Bosnia and Herzegovina.