Perspectives in non-aviation sectors for an EGNOS-like service in Africa

Posted on: March 08, 2019

If the primary objective of EGNOS is to fulfil the requirements of the aviation sector, then other economic sectors can also benefit from the high quality of this service in terms of availability, continuity and reliability.

The numerous studies and the development of applications carried out in Europe with EGNOS give a new light on these possibilities.

On 2nd March 2011 EGNOS Safety of Life Service was officially put at the disposal of civil aviation in Europe. Since that date EGNOS Open Service has made remarkable progress in terms of accuracy corrections, timing and protection limits. This article summarises the lessons learned from Europe and identifies the benefits of such applications for Africa. Read more.