Going behind the scenes at one of the world’s busiest air traffic control centres

| August 30, 2016

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The air traffic control centre at Swanwick is the stage for most of the NATS-related drama in the upcoming Skies Above Britain TV series, which starts on Wednesday at 9pm on BBC Two.Nestled in southern Hampshire behind trees, tall fences and security gates, the centre is almost within touching distance of the M27, and yet most drivers will have had no idea that they’ve just passed one of the busiest air traffic control centres in the world.

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