Anchorage Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAN)


Anchorage ARTCC (ZAN) is the northern, eastern and western-most center. It is one of three designatedoceanic centers. Anchorage ARTCC has control responsibility for more then two-million square miles ofairspace. It has three areas of specialty and 15 sectors. ZAN operates on two separate automationplatforms, ATOP (Advanced Technologies Oceanic Procedures) and MEARTS/FDP-2000 (Micro En Route AutomatedRadar Tracking System). Some of the sectors cover extremely large geographic areas and on average use morecommunications frequencies per sector than any other facility. RADAR coverage is limited to 55-60% of theairspace.



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Anchorage ARTCC


Anchorage ARTCC
700 North Boniface Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99506

Casey Allen
Steve Kessler
Airspace & Procedures Manager

Last updated: Thursday, January 12, 2023