Federal State Unitary Enterprise State ATM Corporation is responsible for air traffic service and an essential part of it is air traffic management in the airspace of the Russian Federation.

The objective of air traffic management (ATM) is a provision of air navigation services for airspace users in accordance with the regulatory documents of the Russian Federation in effect and international provisions and regulations.

ATM includes:

Air Traffic Service is performed by operational units namely:

They co-ordinate with:

Air Traffic Service is provided over the territory of the Russian Federation along 928 ATS routes and their total distance exceeds 707 369 km.

Main Objectives of State ATM Corporation in the field of Air Traffic Service:

Activity Priorities:


  • systems/facilities maintenance and their technical modernization
  • implementation of the procedures to enlarge ATS Centres on the basis of a feasibility study
  • definition of the ATS areas where the implementation of CNS/ATM is of high-priority
  • the Russian Federation airspace structure improvement.  Opening of new ATS routes over its territory, implementation of a new airspace structure of Moscow zone and neighboring Rostov, Samara, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg zones;
  • improvement of ATCOs working techniques
  • implementation of ICAO recommendations given Russian practices and ATS conditions
  • implementation of foot measuring altitude system below the transition level;
  • implementation of QNH at aerodromes;
  • implementation of approach procedures of the "Trombon" and "Veer" type.