EUTELSAT 5 West B successfully launched with EGNOS payload.

695 EGNOS based approach procedures are operational in 360 airports in 24 countries.


Contract for EGNOS V3 is signed to ensure the provision of V3.0 and V3.1


First EGNOS LPV-200 approach implemented at Charles de Gaulle Airport.


LPV200 approved for use in aviation.


EGNOS exploitation fully delegated from EC to GSA.


Multi-annual EC budget approved for 2014-2020, including funding for EGNOS V3 development. New GNSS regulation, defining EGNOS should augment GPS and Galileo. GSA signs a €450 million contract for the provision of EGNOS services.


GSA moves its headquarters to Prague.


EGNOS Safety of Life signal certified for use in Aviation.


Launch of GSA web portal for user communities and developers of applications

Conclusion of assessment phase for EDAS and the start of the service’s market phase

Safety-of-Life service launched after the Certification of the ESSP as Air Navigation Service Provider and the System Declaration of Verification.


EGNOS Data Access Server (EDAS) service available as a beta test.

Assets transferred from ESA to the European Commission on behalf of the European Community. EGNOS operations, services provision and maintenance entrusted to ESSP SaS.

EGNOS OS declared operationally ready. Entry into operations of Open Service.


Qualification of EGNOS v2.2, which allows the implementation of the Regional Extension Module concept for further extending EGNOS coverage, including to Africa.

EGNOS v2.2 deployed.


EGNOS v2.1 is deployed, implementing the EGNOS Data Server which gives real time access to EGNOS Ranging and Integrity Monitoring Station (RIMS) measurements and message data to service providers. V2.1 also extends EGNOS coverage to the north of Africa.


EGNOS version 1 (v1) starts initial operations phase by broadcasting a continuous signal


Council of the European Union confirms that EGNOS is an integral part of Europe’s satellite navigation policy; EGNOS will be adapted as needed be to follow the SBAS International Civil Aviation Organisation international standard upgrades; and that services should be extended determinedly to other parts of the world in the long term.

First master control centre (MCC) was inaugurated at Langen, Germany.

First EGNOS test signals from space broadcast


Launch of Inmarsat-3  F5 IOR-W (PRN 126), a telecommunications satellite carrying an EGNOS transponder.
EGNOS mission requirements are set.


Launch of Inmarsat-3 F2 AOR-E (PRN 120), a telecommunications satellite carrying an EGNOS transponder.


European Council approves the launch of the EGNOS programme.

Updated: May 10, 2021