Aireon partners with COCESNA to expand global air traffic surveillance to Central America

Virginia, US-based Aireon LLC (Aireon) has announced it has signed an agreement with COCESNA (Corporación Centroamericana de Servicios de Navegación Aérea) to deploy space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, the company said.

The agreement also establishes a strategic partnership to enhance the operations and collaboration of air traffic surveillance in the Central American region.

In addition to deploying space-based ADS-B throughout the region and within its member States, this agreement establishes a partnership by which COCESNA can utilize the Aireon data to support its leading role in advancing operations across the region.

Aireon LLC has deployed a space-based air traffic surveillance system for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped aircraft throughout the entire globe. Aireon is harnessing next-generation aviation surveillance technologies that were formerly ground-based and is extending its reach globally to significantly improve efficiency, enhance safety, reduce emissions and provide cost savings benefits to all stakeholders.

The COCESNA (Corporación Centroamericana de Servicios de Navegación Aérea) is the non-profit, public service organization ensuring safe and efficient air navigation and aeronautical telecommunication to the Central American flight information region (FIR).