Sudan Civial Aviation held a seminar on the future of air navigation in Sudan in 1996 which recommended the establishment of a modern air navigation centre that provides services to all countries of the region. Its location is chosen east of Khartoum International Airport on an area of 25,600m2.
A contract was signed on 3/5/2005 with the Chinese company, "Fo-Hong" to construct the center.
The main building which contains an area control centre, equipment room and a central
maintenance centre. An another building contains the administration premises besides
the air traffic control simulator in which the required air traffic control system amendments
are made before the actual implementation in the main centre. The simulator also works as
an alternative centre in emergency situations.