Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model-X (ASDE-X)
Enables air traffic controllers to track surface movement of aircraft and vehicles using multiple surveillance sources to improve surface operations.
- Tracks movement of both non-transponder and transponder equipped aircraft and vehicles around the airport
- Determines position and identification of aircraft and vehicles on the airport movement area
- Provides controllers with visual and audible alarms of possible runway incursions or incidents
- Helps reduce critical runway incursions
- Enhances controllers' situational awareness especially at night and during inclement weather
- Provides active airport surface management