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

On 3 February 2015, the Integrated Flow Management Position (iFMP) became operational at MUAC. This...
03 Dec 2014
With a total of 466 direct routes published in the upper...
10 Oct 2014
As part of a cooperation within FABEC, ENAC, the training...
24 Sep 2014
“Just Culture” is “a culture in which front line operators...

Publications

For several years running, MUAC’s performance has been...
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...
The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) is located...

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Fast Facts

Airspace size 260,000km2
Flights per annum 1.6 million
Average flights per day 4,470
Peak day (2014) 5,272
Flights on time 98.9 %
Average Delay/flight 0.17 min

 

MUAC Media Centre

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