BULATSA Celebrates 50 Years with a New Vision of Sofia Airport Control Tower
The control tower of BULATSA at Sofia Airport is decorated from today to celebrate the 50-th anniversary of the company on 3 February 2019.
On this date in 1969, with Ordinance No. 37 of the Council of Ministers, was established Directorate “Air Traffic Control” (ATC) as a separate, independent organizational structure within the State Economic Association “Bulgarian Civil Aviation”, with the main task of providing and servicing the air traffic in the airspace of the Republic of Bulgaria.
The round anniversary of BULATSA (Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority) will be celebrated throughout the year with various initiatives related to the profession of Air Traffic Controller and the aviation community.
The Airport Control Tower in Sofia was opened on 05.12.2012 and is emblematic for the company. In its base is embedded a time capsule with a special message.
It was chosen as the building of the year in 2012, in the category “Special Purpose Buildings”.