2021

LFV commissions new remote air-traffic control centre

Today LFV commissioned the new remote tower centre, RTC Stockholm, for remote air-traffic control at some of Swedavia’s airports. The first airport to be connected to the centre was Kiruna Airport. [2021-06-01]

Improved air traffic control over the southern Baltic Sea with new radar

LFV has commissioned a new primary radar in southern Sweden. With this, LFV's air traffic controllers who manage traffic over the southern Baltic Sea receive important flight safety-enhancing information about flights without transponders. [2021-03-29]

Major reduction in air traffic in 2020 due to the pandemic

The air traffic in Swedish airspace decreased by 57 percent in 2020 as a direct result of the pandemic. The number of flights last year was 332,000, compared with 774,000 in 2019. [2021-03-09]

LFV and Vattenfall in collaboration on the fossil-free airport

LFV and Vattenfall are now initiating a research collaboration that involves further steps towards a fossil-free transport sector. The starting point will be the new research arena LARC (LFV Aviation Research Center) at the airport in Örnsköldsvik, where solutions for fossil-free airports will be developed and be able to function as a template for other airports. [2021-02-24]