Entry Point North was founded in 2005 as a joint partnership between three Scandinavian air navigation service providers: Naviair (Denmark), LFV (Sweden) and Avinor (Norway). In January 2014, these providers were joined by the IAA in Ireland. The academy is established as a limited company with equal holding and a joint board of directors.
Entry Point North is an independent company with decades of training experience inherited from each of our owners - ANSPs. Together they employ more than 1,800 air traffic controllers. All training solutions carried out in the academy are based on a proven, modern Scandinavian training philosophy and methodology which is recognised all over the world.
2006 March Entry Point North was officially opened at Malmoe-Sturup Airport. That same day, the first group of new ATCO students was welcomed at the academy.
2010 September The first international annual AFIS Seminar was organised at Entry Point North.
2011 May Entry Point Central, a jointly owned subsidiary by HungaroControl and Entry Point North, was opened in Budapest.
2011 July Entry Point North and CAMIC, the Civil Aviation Management Institute of China, entered into a long-term partnership on collaboration in aviation related training.
2012 September Entry Point North and GroupEAD Europe S.L., Aeronautical Information Management (AIM) service provider, signed a long term partnership agreement.
2012 October Entry Point North became ICAO TRAINAIR PLUS Associate member.
2014 January Entry Point North academy in Ireland was opened. IAA became the fourth owner of Entry Point North.