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Air traffic controllers and related occupations

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2272

Air traffic controllers direct air traffic within assigned airspace, and control moving aircraft and service vehicles at airports. Flight service specialists provide pilots with flight information essential to aviation safety. Flight dispatchers authorize airline flights over assigned routes. Air traffic controllers and flight service specialists are employed by NAV Canada and the Canadian Forces. Flight dispatchers are employed by airline and air services companies and by the Canadian Forces.

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Alternate Job Titles

  • Air Traffic Control Assistant
  • Air Traffic Control Chief
  • Air Traffic Control Officer
  • Air Traffic Controller (ATC)
  • Air Traffic Co-ordinator
  • Airline Dispatcher
  • Airport Air Traffic Controller
  • ATC (air Traffic Controller)
  • Chief Air Traffic Controller
  • Enroute Air Traffic Controller
  • Flight Dispatch Assistant
  • Flight Dispatcher
  • Flight Operations Officer
  • Flight Service Specialist (FSS)
  • Head Air Traffic Controller
  • Instrument Flight Rules Air Traffic Controller
  • Terminal Air Traffic Controller
  • Tower Controller - Air Traffic
  • Visual Flight Rules Air Traffic Controller
  • Air Traffic Controller (ATC)
  • Airport Air Traffic Controller
  • Enroute Air Traffic Controller
  • Flight Dispatcher
  • Flight Service Specialist (FSS)
  • Instrument Flight Rules Air Traffic Controller
  • Terminal Air Traffic Controller
  • Visual Flight Rules Air Traffic Controller

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