New Air Traffic Control Center Building

The Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications’ Air Navigation Systems Directorate in cooperation with Ministry of works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning kicked-off the New Air Traffic Control Center

building project  that composed the latest technology in the Air Traffic Management system and expected growth of 23% in year 2020 and to ensure that all Air Navigation Services are provided at high level of standards and quality in the interest of safety, efficiency and economical conduct of flights.

This project establishes a state of art facilities for the provision of Air Traffic Control Services within Bahrain’s Flight Information Region at Bahrain International Airport and expected completion in the second Quarter of 2020.


  • 8,087Total Aircraft Movement, Jun 2019
  • 811,884Total Passengers, Jun 2019
  • 22,465Total Cargo and Mail, Jun 2019
  • 963,624Monthly ridership, Aug 2019
  • 48,324,272Total Passengers (Feb 2015-Aug 2019)
  • 53,354General Cargo, August 2019
  • 37,394Container Throughput, August 2019
  • 80Total Vessels, August 2019
  • 99Percent Mobile network coverage
  • 57Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network
  • 90Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network



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