Airspace should be considered as a single continuum, planned and used in a flexible way on a day-to-day basis by all categories of airspace users. At EUROCONTROL, our goal is to reconcile the airspace needs of both civil and military stakeholders. We do so by sharing data, structured planning and integration of airspace management (ASM) results with all airspace users through community-driven air traffic flow and capacity management (ATFCM) processes and procedures. We improve network performance by providing the necessary system support at both local and network levels.
This vision and goal are driven by our advanced flexible use of airspace (AFUA) programme, which combines innovative coordination procedures and automated continuous sharing of information among all partners. Progress relies on extended civil-military coordinated decision making and is intended to respond to the evolving needs of air traffic growth.