SEARCH AND SAVING

The Air Traffic Control Service in the upper airspace of the FIR/UIR, with an extension of approximately 2, 640,000 km2, is provided by the Central American Area Control Center (CENAMER ACC).

The Search and Rescue Service (SAR) provided by COCESNA within the Central American SRR is subject to the provisions of the regional agreements signed by COCESNA and the member countries of the Central American SRR as well as the recommended standards and methods Article 25 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation.

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Maritime Organization (IMO) are coordinating the efforts of member states to provide search and rescue services (SAR) on a global scale.

In short, the objective of ICAO and IMO is to provide an effective global system so that wherever an aircraft flies or a ship is sailing, it can have search and rescue services if necessary.

Coverage

The Search and Rescue Service (SAR) provided by COCESNA within the Search and Rescue Region (SRR) of Central America is subject to the provisions of the regional agreements signed by COCESNA and the member countries of the SRRs as well as the rules and methods international lyre, in accordance with Article 25 of the International Civil Aviation Convention.