Safety & Training
NAV CANADA releases August traffic figures
Sept. 22, 2010, Ottawa - NAV CANADA today announced its traffic figures
for the month of August 2010, and for the fiscal year 2010, as measured
in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air
navigation services, in comparison to the last fiscal year.
By Carey Fredericks
The traffic in August 2010 increased by an average of 2.8 per cent compared to the same month in 2009.
Traffic for the complete fiscal year 2010 was 0.8 per cent lower than in
fiscal year 2009. NAV CANADA's fiscal year runs from September 1 to
Weighted charging units represent a traffic measure that reflects the
number of flights, aircraft size and distance flown in Canadian
These traffic figures are also available in graph form on NAV CANADA's web site at www.navcanada.ca.