U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
Air Traffic Organization Policy

ORDER
JO 7210.3
Y
Effective Date:
April 3, 2014
 
     
Subject:  Facility Operation and Administration
 Includes:  Change 1 and its Errata effective 7/24/14

Part 5. TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Chapter 17. Traffic Management National, Center, and Terminal

Section 1. Organizational Missions

17-1-1.  TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MISSION

The Traffic Management System mission is to balance air traffic demand with system capacity to ensure the maximum efficient utilization of the National Airspace System (NAS). A safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of traffic while minimizing delays, is fostered through continued analysis, coordination, and dynamic utilization of TM initiatives and programs.

17-1-2.  DAVID J. HURLEY AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM COMMAND CENTER (ATCSCC)

The ATCSCC monitors and manages the flow of air traffic throughout the NAS, producing a safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of traffic while minimizing delays.

17-1-3.  TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT UNIT (TMU) MISSION

TMUs monitor and balance traffic flows within their areas of responsibility in accordance with TM directives.

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