Performance-Based Navigation for Air Traffic Controllers (PBN ATC EN): Online

Performance-Based Navigation for Air Traffic Controllers (PBN ATC EN): Online

ICAO Course


The course provides fundamental and most critical information necessary for Air Traffic Controllers to facilitate their understanding with respect to PBN.

The following five online modules cover:

  1. Introduction. Goals and objectives. PBN Documentation.
  2. Module 1: PBN. Airspace Concept. PBN Applications. PBN Navigation Specifications. Designation of RNP Applications. Sensors used for Area Navigations. Augmentation Systems.
  3. Module 2: Airspace Concept Process: objectives; scope; what needs to change; Concept process-design. Airspace Core Team. ICAO Manuals.
  4. Module 3: PBN and Flight Plan. PBN Requirements. Charting and Design Practice. Definition of Waypoint. Impact of Turn Performance. Fix Radius Paths. Type of PBN Procedure: Enroute, Terminal. Open and Closed STARs. PBN Instrument Approach NAV SPECS. RNP APCH. ADVANCED RNP. Forthcoming Changes to PBN Instrument Approach. GLS Approaches.
  5. Module 4: ATCO Training. ATC Procedures. ATC System Integration. PBN and Separation Standards. Continuous Descent and Climb. CDO. CDO Design Options. Closed Path Design. Open Pathed Design. CDO and CCO Design Options.
  6. Module 5: ICAO Definition of PBN. Benefits. Airspace Design. PBN Navigation Specification. Airspace Concept Process. Type of PBN Procedure - Terminal. ATC System Integrate.

Learning Objectives

After completion of this eLearning course, course participants will be able to: 

  • Examine Fundamental concepts of PBN;
  • Define Airspace Concept and its components;
  • Identify the role of ATC in the development of Airspace Concept;
  • Use of PBN in ATS routes and instrument flight procedures.

Primary Target Population

Air navigation service providers; air traffic service providers and individual Air Traffic Controllers with guidance from the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers Associations

Entry Requirements


Course Fee

300.00 USD
Women Discount: 10% off
CAA Employee: 275.00 USD
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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Online
Duration: 5 Hours
Level: Technical