Aeronautical Meteorology Department

This department is responsible for the provision of Aeronautical Meteorology Information required for a safe, regular and efficient air navigation. It conducts aviation weather services according to the technical provisions of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Annex 3 and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), as well as standards and recommended practices of regional agreements and conventions in air navigation.


Aeronautical Meteorological Observation services are automated. These services include the observation of wind direction, wind speed, the Runway Visual Range (RVR), temperature, air pressure, precipitation, etc., after setting the Aerodrome Meteorological Observation System (AMOS). –The meteorological office analyzes aviation weather elements and then produce various aviation weather reports such as METAR, local MET Report, SPECI, and local SPECIAL report in order to provide weather information necessary for flight safety.


Aeronautical Meteorological Forecast: Based on aviation weather observation data, various numerical forecast data, and international preliminary data about aircraft received by the SADIS produces and provides TAF, landing and take-off forecasts, area forecast for low-level flight, and SIGWX Forecasts, SIGMET, etc.

Warning and Significant Meteorology Information: ANS issues aeronautical meteorology special reports concerning meteorological conditions that may affect flights on the ground, airport facilities, airport services, and safe flight services on the airway. The types of special reports are as follows: Aerodrome Warning and Wind Shear Warning.