By Topic

Estimating efficacy of progressive planning for air traffic flow management

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Fellman, L. ; Center for Adv. Aviation Syst. Dev., Mitre Corp., McLean, VA, USA ; DeArmon, J.S. ; Connolly, K.A.

Air traffic flow management (TFM) is a set of processes and procedures which seek to balance the demand for airspace resources with the capacity of these resources. Examples of resources are airports, sectors (airspace volumes managed by air traffic controllers), and fixes (imaginary points in space used for navigation). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is continually looking for ways to provide new tools and techniques for TFM personnel. As the TFM function improves, flight efficiency improves, and the experience of the flying public is likewise improved. In this paper, we describe a simulation modeling exercise to assess the benefit, if any, of a proposed new feature of TFM called progressive planning (P2). P2 allows the flow manager to model the impact of multiple concurrent flow management actions. It is envisioned that the improved modeling leads to better decision-making, which leads to greater flight efficiency.

Published in:

Simulation Conference, 2004. Proceedings of the 2004 Winter  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

5-8 Dec. 2004