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Entry Point North

ATS Academy

Entry Point North is one of the largest global air traffic services (ATS) academies.

Flygledningsvägen 2,
SE - 23032,
PO Box 30,
Malmö-Sturup Airport,

Entry Point North is one of the largest global air traffic services (ATS) academies.

We carry out our premier training solutions in accordance with best practices and all international rules and standards, including ICAO and European Commission.

Entry Point North is the first ATS academy to be accredited under the European Commission’s directives towards the vision of the Single European Sky by 2020.

Training services for aviation industry personnel

Entry Point North is a total training solution provider. We offer a wide portfolio of training and services to aspiring and operational air traffic controllers, air traffic service officers, air traffic safety electronics personnel, administrative personnel and other aviation-related personnel. We deliver our training and services at our academies in Sweden, Ireland, Hungary, Denmark, Spain, Belgium and at client sites throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Entry Point North ATS academy offers premier, cost-effective training to air navigation service providers.
Competitive initial ATC and development training meets the needs of every customer.
Training for ATCOs begins with ATC Basic course, where students learn ATC theory and methods of application.
Entry Point North training courses cover the professional use of radio and radar, which are crucial for air traffic controllers.
Competitive ATC initial and development training meets the needs of customers worldwide.
Entry Point North uses state-of-the-art simulators. All 180° TWR simulators are equipped with a 3D display system consisting of four HD displays, up to 55in.
Entry Point North's modern training philosophy focuses on students.
Entry Point North provides training at its sites in Sweden, Ireland, Hungary and Denmark, as well as at clients' locations.
EPN provides courses for air traffic services worldwide that comply with the necessary regulations.

We work closely with our clients to build long-term partnerships aimed at fulfilling all their training requirements. Our clients are regional and international, public and private Air Navigation Service Providers, airports, airlines as well as military organisations.

Modern training philosophy

Entry Point North trains for success, with our proven modern training philosophy, which includes:

  • Student in focus
  • Understanding of individual needs
  • Consideration and mutual respect
  • Coaching students to reach full potential
  • Engaged and motivated staff
  • Support and dedication
  • Shared responsibility towards training

International courses for air nagivation staff

Our multinational staff includes air traffic control officers (ATCO), aerodrome flight information service officers (AFISO), pilots, briefing officers, teachers, administrators, selection specialists and ATCO assistants. Staff originate from more than 21 countries and in total speak more than 25 different languages, which creates a truly global environment.

Entry Point North offers a high level of flexibility and mobility. Our training and services can be delivered almost anywhere in the world. All courses are held in English.

State-of-the-art training simulators

Entry Point North uses state-of-the-art BEST software simulators from the UK-based company MicroNav and COOPANS simulators. The training positions are flexible and can be grouped or ungrouped as quickly as needed, to run exercises in stand-alone or suite mode (executive and planner), groups or full ‘control centre’ configuration, all depending on the training requirements.

At our five training sites, we are equipped with more than 380 radar/pilot simulator training positions. In total, we have one 360° 3D, five 270°/360° 3D, and 23 180° 3D state-of-the-art simulators to our disposal.

About Entry Point North

Entry Point North, founded in 2005, is a joint partnership between three air navigation service providers (ANSPs): Naviair (Denmark), LFV (Sweden) and IAA (Ireland).

We are an independent company with extensive training experience inherited from each partner. Together, they employ more than 1,400 air traffic controllers.

Safety Training

Safety training courses of varying complexity and duration cover accident / incident investigation, safety management and other areas.


Being the world’s leading academy in ATS training, we also offer a wide range of services to meet individual clients' needs.

Meteorological Training

Aeronautical Meteorological Observation (AMO) training aims to impart participants with theoretical knowledge and practical skills to enable them to produce fully standardised, accurate meteorological observations.

ATSEP Training

Entry Point North is a leading air traffic safety electronics personnel (ATSEP) training provider offering a complete solution, including basic and all qualification domains.

Learn How to Deliver High-Level Virtual Classroom Courses

We are pleased to announce that we now offer an Accredited Virtual Classroom Instructor course, designed for theoretical instructors, teachers and facilitators, as well as others who lead virtual classroom meetings with multiple participants.

11 February 2021

New State-of-the-Art Air Traffic Control Tower Simulator Opens at Dublin Airport

Entry Point North Ireland (EPNI) officially opened a new air traffic control tower simulator at its Dublin Air Traffic Control Centre (ATCC) at Dublin Airport today (Tuesday, 27 June 2017). The new high-technology simulator, the second such installation in Europe, will be the platform in respect to all future aerodrome training for Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) Dublin-based air traffic control officers.

27 June 2017

Entry Point North Receives ISO 9001: 2015 Certification

On 15 May, Entry Point North, one of the largest global ATS academies, received an ISO 9001:2015 certificate. The certificate was awarded following an intensive audit process performed during March / April 2017 at the headquarters in Malmö.

15 May 2017

Entry Point North Opens New Academy in Madrid

On 1 March Entry Point North, one of the largest global ATS academies, opened its fifth training site in Europe, located in Madrid, Spain. The establishment of the Spanish training site is the newest outcome of its continuous global expansion with the aim to offer top quality training with local presence.

2 March 2017

Entry Point North Performs ACS-ADI Assessment Centre at Croatia Control

During May 2016 Entry Point North successfully ran an assessment centre for 15 future ACS and ADI air traffic controllers of Croatia Control. The objective of the assessment was to select and assign the most suitable student profiles for the coming ACS and ADI Rating training in order to maximise the success rate of the subsequent training.

23 May 2016

Entry Point North to Establish a Simulator Platform Onsite at Naviair

On 9 June 2015 Entry Point North, a leading global Air Traffic Services academy, and Naviair (Air Navigation Service Provider of Denmark) entered into a long-term frame agreement for the delivery of simulator platform and related services to be used in training by all Danish ATC Towers and the North Atlantic controllers.

22 June 2015

Entry Point North and IATA Enter Collaboration Agreement

During the World ATM Congress 2015, Entry Point North, a leading global Air Traffic Services academy, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed a collaboration agreement for the development and delivery of complimentary training programs for the aviation industry.

13 April 2015

Five ANSPs Use Harmonised ACS Training by Entry Point North

ATS academy Entry Point North has jointly developed and delivered a harmonised area control surveillance (ACS) rating training module for the ANSPs in five EU member states: Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Ireland and Sweden.

19 March 2014

Entry Point North Trains Saudi Arabia’s Future Air Traffic Controllers

In November, 30 students from Saudi Arabia started a two-year training programme for future air traffic controllers for General Authority of Civil Aviation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The agreement is entered between the Ministry of Higher Education and Entry Point North.

25 November 2013

Human Factors training for ATCOs from NANSC

During February and March ATCOs from National Air Navigation Services Company (NANSC) in Egypt are being provided with top quality Human Factors training by Entry Point North, one of the largest air traffic services academies in Europe. NANSC is responsible for preparing and operating Air Traffic Services, Navigational Aids and Safe guarding Air Navigation Services within the Egyptian Airspace.

20 March 2013

Entry Point North Delivers ATSEP Training to PCCW-HKT

Entry Point North, one of the largest air traffic services academies in Europe, was selected by PCCW-HKT in Hong Kong as ATSEP Training provider. PCCW-HKT is responsible for CNS/ATM system in Chek Lap Kok Airport Hong Kong. PCCW group also holds interests in telecommunications, media, IT solutions and other businesses throughout the world.

5 February 2013

Controllers from Croatia Control Ltd are Training at Entry Point North

Entry Point North, one of the largest air traffic service academies, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Croatia Control Ltd to provide ATC-related training to its air traffic controllers. Various ATSEP training courses have been delivered during 2012 and Croatian controllers have received OJTI training in Zagreb.

10 December 2012

Introduction to Air Traffic Control for Pilots

In October Entry Point North, one of the largest Air Traffic Service academies, delivered its first Pilot's Guide to Air Traffic Control course. The course is specifically designed for pilots as a hands-on induction to air traffic control and the role of an air traffic controller.

12 November 2012

Entry Point Central Delivers Training for Slovakian ANSP (LPS SR)

Entry Point Central ATS academy, jointly owned by Entry Point North and HungaroControl, delivered its first OJTI course for operational controllers of LPS SR, the Slovakian ANSP, over 22-26 October. The five-day course was fully compliant with Eurocontrol. ATCO Development Training: OJTI Course was provided to ten LPS controllers in Bratislava.

2 November 2012

Entry Point North Becomes ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Member

Entry Point North, the largest independent air traffic service (ATS) academy in Europe, is pleased to announce that it has become TRAINAIR PLUS Associate member of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The certificate of the membership was officially handed over to the academy's representatives on the 25 September 2012 during the TRAINAIR PLUS Global Symposium in Singapore with more than 400 participants registered.

9 October 2012

Joint Partnership Between Entry Point North and GroupEAD Europe S.L.

Entry Point North, one of the largest Air Traffic Service (ATS) academies, and GroupEAD Europe S.L., Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) service provider, have signed a long-term partnership agreement for cooperation for national and international projects. The mutual cooperation will allow both parties to offer total training solutions to a variety of ANSPs and associated customers throughout the world.

4 September 2012

Civil Aviation Management Institute of China Starts Training at Entry Point North

Entry Point North, a leading air traffic management (ATM) academy in Europe, and CAMIC, the Civil Aviation Management Institute of China, have entered into a long-term partnership on collaboration in aviation related training. In July 2011 this long-term cooperation was established when a letter of intent was signed by both parties.

24 August 2012

Special Offer on ATSEP OJTI and ATSEP Assessor Courses

In 2012 Entry Point North celebrates its six year anniversary as one of the largest ATM academies in Europe. During this exciting journey we are proud to have become a full training solution provider, now offering our training services throughout the world.

3 April 2012

Entry Point North Introduces ICAO ATC Training Courses

As supplement to ab-initio training based on Eurocontrol Common Core Content, Entry Point North now introduces ICAO air traffic controller training courses carried out in accordance with ICAO recommendations and standards. Professional multinational staff surrounded by long Scandina

7 September 2011

Entry Point North Introduces ATSEP Training Courses

During the last few years the importance of having dedicated training for engineering and technical personnel undertaking operational safety related tasks, has been gaining more prominence. This training is more commonly referred to as air traffic safety electronics personnel (ATSEP). The trainin

16 August 2011

Extra International Development Courses at Entry Point North

In response to numerous requests Entry Point North is planning extra international courses during 2011-2012. Development courses: On-the-job training instructor development course: 24-28 October 2011 for five days On-the-job- training instructor refresher course:

7 August 2011

Entry Point North AB

Flygledningsvägen 2
SE - 23032
PO Box 30
Malmö-Sturup Airport

Entry Point North Ireland

ATS Academy
C/O Irish Aviation Authority Building
Ballycasey Cross, Shannon
Co Clare

Entry Point Central Ltd

ATS Academy
PO Box 80/1

Entry Point North Denmark

Naviair Alle 1
2770 Kastrup

Entry Point North Spain

Parque Empresarial San Fernando
Avenida de Castilla 2
Edificio Francia
San Fernando de Henares
28830 Madrid

Entry Point North Belgium

Tervuursesteenweg 303
1820 Steenokkerzeel

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