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En Route Automation Modernization


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Program Description

En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM)

Replaces the legacy HOST automation system at 20 en route centers, serving as the platform upon which data sharing, digital communications and trajectory-based operations reside.

Key Capabilities

Key Capabilities

  • Provides real-time aeronautical information
  • Increases flexibility in routing aircraft around congestion, weather and other airspace restrictions
  • Enables seamless information sharing and coordination between controllers and en route centers
Program Benefits


  • Increase capacity and improve efficiency in our skies
  • Improve automated navigation and conflict detection services
  • Reduce controllers' workloads and stress; increase collaboration, and seamless data sharing between centers
  • Increases flexible routing, and radar coverage which leads to smoother, faster, and more cost efficient flights for pilots

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