Aviation

Our Aviation Services

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The South Sudan Meteorological Service's Aviation department plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety, efficiency, and reliability of air travel within and through the nation's airspace. We provide comprehensive meteorological support tailored to the aviation industry, including airlines, pilots, and air traffic control. Our services encompass detailed weather forecasts, real-time weather updates, and advisories critical for flight planning, operations, and emergency responses. By leveraging advanced technologies and expertise, we aim to mitigate weather-related risks, enhance decision-making processes, and support the smooth operation of air transportation services in South Sudan.

What we do
Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)

We offer a TAF/ landing forecast, that provides precise weather predictions for airport areas, ensuring safe and efficient flight operations by offering insights into visibility, wind, precipitation and cloud cover. This bulletin validity ranges from 24 to 30-hour period.

Meteorological Aerodrome Report (METAR)

Our aviation team issues a Meteorological Aerodrome Report (METAR) on an hourly basis. This report offers weather observations essential for aviation safety. Our METARs provide detailed information on temperature, wind, visibility, and cloud cover, ensuring informed decision-making for pilots and airport operations in South Sudan.

Significant Meteorological Information (SIGMET)

Our SIGMET Advisory service is essential for aviation safety, alerting about severe weather conditions like turbulence, thunderstorms, and volcanic ash. These advisories are critical for pilots and air traffic controllers to ensure safe and efficient flight operations in South Sudan's airspace.

Special Weather Report (SPECI)

Our Special Weather Report (SPECI) provides timely updates on significant changes in weather conditions at aerodromes, ensuring aviation safety. Our SPECI reports are indispensable for pilots and air traffic controllers for navigating sudden weather changes in South Sudan's airspace efficiently.

Latest Updates

Anticipating Change: South Sudan's MAM2024 Forecast Highlights Unusual Rain Patterns and Temperature Shifts

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Anticipating Change: South Sudan's MAM2024 Forecast Highlig…

In an official release from the South Sudan Meteorological Services (SSMS), the latest forecast for…