As Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Austro Control is responsible for the safe, efficient  and environmentally friendly flow of air traffic in Austrian airspace. Austro Control operates the Area Control Center in Vienna, the Tower and Approach Units at Vienna International Airport, as well as local ATC units at all the international airports in the provinces. Beyond air traffic management, Austro Control's tasks also include engineering and meteorological services, airworthiness and certification, search and rescue operations as well as pilots licensing, the supervision of flight schools and the authorization of drone operations.