Maastricht UAC

The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC), operated by EUROCONTROL on behalf of four States, provides air traffic control for the upper airspace (above 24,500 feet, i.e. approximately 7,500 metres) of Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and north-west Germany.

The international area of responsibility it covers is a perfect example of the harmonisation of airspace and a model for cross-border projects in the spirit of the Single European Sky.

MUAC is a member of FABEC, the functional airspace block at the heart of Europe, which covers 55% of European air traffic.

Latest news

During 2013, the air traffic volume increased by 1.6% on 2012 figures with MUAC handling over 1.6...
19 Mar 2014
Air travel will become even more predictable in the future...
14 Mar 2014
NAV Portugal has selected EUROCONTROL’s Maastricht Upper...
30 Jan 2014
Austro Control and MUAC have teamed up to validate Austro...
26 Jun 2013
In 2012, MUAC's quality of service was maintained at...

Publications

During 2013, the air traffic volume increased by 1.6% on...
Controllers have often been heard to say: “Do you know what...
Controller-pilot data link communications (CPDLC) is an air...

Content overview

The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) provides...
We provide multinational air navigation services in the...
EUROCONTROL offers highly qualified and motivated young...
Building a borderless sky Operated by EUROCONTROL on behalf...
In order to respond to the needs and future challenges of...
Our Media Centre offers air traffic controllers, air...
Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) Address:...

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MUAC Performance

  • Punctuality: 99.7 % of flights on time (2012)
  • Cost-effectiveness (2012): 261€ per composite flight-hour (European system average in 2011: 502€ - Source: ATM Cost-Effectiveness 2011 Benchmarking Report, April 2013)
  • Controller productivity (2012): 1.94 composite flight-hours per controller hour (European system average in 2011: 0.8 - Source: ATM Cost-Effectiveness 2011 Benchmarking Report, April 2013)

 

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