DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH

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Am DFS-Campus 10



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Tel +49 (0)6103 707-2051

Fax +49 (0)6103 707-4995

Company information

DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, the German air navigation service provider, is a State-owned company under private law and has 6,000 employees. DFS ensures the safe and punctual flow of air traffic over Germany. Staff coordinate up to 10,000 aircraft movements in German airspace every day, and about three million movements every year. This makes Germany the country with the highest traffic volume in Europe. DFS operates control centres in Langen, Bremen, Karlsruhe and Munich. In addition, DFS is represented in the Eurocontrol Centre in Maastricht, the Netherlands, and in the control towers of the 16 international German airports.

DFS provides air traffic controller training and consultancy services around the world and develops and sells air traffic management systems. The company's portfolio also comprises flight-relevant data, aeronautical publications and aeronautical information services. DFS has the following business units: Control Centre, Tower, Aeronautical Solutions and Aeronautical Information Management.

Drawing on more than 50 years of experience in air navigation, DFS advises organisations from all over the world on air traffic management matters. The advanced know how of DFS is based on managing the complex and high-density air traffic area in Germany. The services include:

  • System design & implementation
  • Operational concepts & airspace design
  • Simulations & implementation of ATC simulators
  • Safety management systems
  • Organisational concepts
  • Concepts for complying with ICAO regulations (e.g. oversight implementation)
  • Automation systems
  • Airport Collaborative Decision Making (in cooperation with the Munich airport operator FMG)
  • Air traffic controller training

Company information

Headquarters location Am DFS-Campus 10
63225 Langen
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  • Air Navigation Service Provider
  • Airspace Design
  • ATM systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Consoles / Furniture
  • Consulting
  • Environmental
  • Flight Data Systems
  • Meteorological Systems
  • Radars / Surveillance Systems
  • Simulators
  • Software
  • Training
  • Voice applications
  • Workforce Management