The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) seeks the co-operation of data originators and other stakeholders to ensure a smooth take-off of the aeronautical information services automation project, its Acting Managing Director, Emma Anasi, has said. NAMA plans to complete the project in 11 locations by next month. Speaking at the AIS Automation stakeholders’ forum in Lagos, last week, Anasi called on key agencies to enhance their data collation, processing, storage and exchange system to meet the requirement for data integrity, accuracy and availability.
The agencies, according to the NAMA boss, include : Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Nigerian Air Force.
He said on completion, the facility would link Nigeria to a centralised aeronautical database which would be connected to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) AFI Region Centralised Aeronautical Information Data Base (AFI-CAT). Read more