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NextGen Priorities

Northeast Corridor

2019–2021 Commitments

Implementation Commitments

2019 2020 2021
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Expand consistent usage of defined and existing capping and tunneling for departures/arrivals to/from the NEC
Improve airborne metering to PHL
Implement TBFM pre-departure scheduling at a selected airport
Implement CRDA application for PHL 27R/35 for RNAV approaches
Implement ZNY offshore PBN routes
Improved departure management for flights destined to LGA
Implement DSP enhancements
Implement Eastern Seaboard high altitude PBN routes (including SID/STAR connectivity) through ZBW, ZNY and ZDC airspace
Implement PDRR/ABRR enhancements
Improve arrival TBM to PHL
Implemented On track New/Revised Delayed Dependent

All dates are in calendar years.

Pre-implementation Commitments

2019 2020 2021
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Conduct a feasibility study to create a process to reduce and/or eliminate passback MIT for departures from NY
Complete concept assessment to deconflict LGA/EWR/TEB when on LGA 13ILS
Complete review/update of adaptation for improving airborne metering to PHL
Complete TBFM refresher training for metering to PHL
Evaluate design alternatives to the GLDMN/NTHNS RNAV SIDs to address noise concerns
Conduct feasibility assessment of EoR simultaneous operations to JFK 13R RNP and 13L ILS
Complete concept analysis for TEB RW19 RNAV SID for overnight operations
Conduct concept exploration of simultaneous operations on widely-spaced approaches to different airports
Determine viability and model ZDC airspace redesign alternatives
Conduct an analysis to determine the sequence of remaining airports to receive en route metering
Evaluate LGA31 RNAV approach design alternatives that approximate the LGA 31 EXPWY VIS approach and are usable for most operators
Complete concept assessment for EWR 22L/29 arrival operations
Benefits assessment for gate docking technologies to improve surface management
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to assess opportunities to expand the use of CDTI-assisted operations beyond CAVS
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to complete EFVS benefits studies to determine requirements for reaching Cat II/III equivalent operations in the NEC
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to complete studies to analyze the effects of mixed EFVS equipage aircraft operations in the NEC
Conduct IDRP prototype re-familiarization session
Conduct CRDA feasibility analysis for EWR 22L/11 to lower minima
Conduct CRDA feasibility analysis for EWR 4R/29 to lower minima
Conduct analysis to evaluate the impact and benefit of applying 7110.308 at EWR
Conduct operational analysis to identify enhancements to improve data driven TFM decision making
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to review the relevant information and recommend next steps of FIM
Conduct FIM NEC-specific benefits study
Implemented On track New/Revised Delayed Dependent

All dates are in calendar years.

Industry Commitments

2019 2020 2021
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Provide input and review the concept assessment to deconflict LGA/EWR/TEB when on LGA 13 ILS
PANYNJ will exchange flight data with FAA/airlines at EWR, JFK, LGA through CDM partnership
Provide input to the evaluation of the alternatives to the GLDMN/NTHNS RNAV SIDs to address noise concerns
Provide input and review feasibility assessment of EoR simultaneous operations using JFK 13R RNAV (RNP) and 13L ILS approaches
Provide input and review concept analysis for TEB RW19 RNAV SID for overnight operations
Identify and prioritize applications in the New York area for simultaneous operations on widely-spaced approaches to different airports to expedite addressing deconfliction issues
Participate in concept exploration of simultaneous operations on widely-spaced approaches to different airports
Complete training of airspace user personnel to support TBFM pre-departure scheduling
Provide input on ZDC airspace redesign alternatives to reduce traffic management restrictions
Provide input to evaluation of designs for LGA31 RNAV approach that approximates the LGA31 EXPWY VIS approach and is usable for most operators
Work with FAA to mitigate climb gradient concerns to the GLDMN/NTHNS RNAV SIDs
Provide input and review concept assessment for EWR 22L/29 arrival operations
NBAA will support design of northbound and southbound escape routes
PANYNJ will create new high-speed exit on JFK Runway 31R to reduce runway occupancy time
PANYNJ with industry will conduct a review of existing PBN procedures, determine operator issues, identify needed modifications and prioritize needed changes
Southwest Airlines commits to providing improved aircraft intent data via surface data elements
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to assess opportunities to expand the use of CDTI-assisted operations beyond CAVS
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to complete studies to analyze the effects of mixed EFVS equipage aircraft operations in the NEC
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to complete EFVS benefits studies to determine requirements for reaching Cat II/III equivalent operations in the NEC
Support design and implementation of ZNY offshore PBN routes
Provide input and review CRDA feasibility analysis for EWR 22L/11 to lower minima
Provide input and review of CRDA feasibility analysis for EWR 4R/29 to lower minima
Provide input and review of FAA evaluation of the impact and benefit of applying 7110.308 at EWR
Provide input and review operational analysis to identify enhancements to improve data driven TFM decision making
FedEx will provide improved aircraft intent data via surface data elements
Conduct GBAS evaluation/assessment at BOS
Conduct assessment of DCA north end hold pads
Conduct assessment of additional PHL 27L high-speed exits
Conduct assessment of PHL 27R departure queue taxiway
Joint Industry/FAA milestone to review the relevant information and recommend next steps of FIM
Continue to support ongoing design work and implementation of Eastern Seaboard high altitude PBN routes (including SID/STAR connectivity) through ZBW, ZNY and ZDC airspace
PANYNJ will install non-federal GBAS at LGA and JFK LGA JFK
Evaluate the use of multi-route TOSs to communicate departure and arrival trajectory preferences from/to PHL and NY area airports
Create additional BOS tower space for TFDM equipment to enable surface metering
Conduct assessment of PHL taxiway extension for end around operations
Implemented On track New/Revised Delayed Dependent

All dates are in calendar years.

2014–2018 Commitments

Implementation Commitments

Implementation Commitments
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Procedures — Implement Simultaneous Converging Instrument Approaches (SCIA) to PHL 9R and 17 Implemented
  • Q3 2018
    ×

    Reason for date change at : Completed prior to commitment date.

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q3 2018 Revised date

    Q4 2018 Baseline date

Tactical — Consistent Usage of Defined and Existing Capping and Tunneling for Departures/Arrivals to/from the NEC Implemented
  • Q4 2018
    ×

    Reason for date change at : Completed prior to commitment date.

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q4 2018 Revised date

    Q1 2019 Baseline date

Tools — Implement En Route Departure Capability (EDC) Implemented
  • ZNY
    ×

    Reason for date change at ZNY: Completed prior to commitment date.

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q4 2017 Revised date

    Q1 2018 Baseline date

Tools — Implement Surface Visualization Tool (SVT) Implemented
  • ZBW
Tools — Implement TBFM IDAC Implemented
  • Four NY
    Airports
    ×

    Reason for date change at Four NY
    Airports
    : Completed prior to commitment date.

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q4 2017 Revised date

    Q2 2018 Baseline date

Refer to the following text: Implemented Refer to the following text: On track Refer to the following text: New/Revised Refer to the following text: Delayed Refer to the following text: Dependent Refer to the following text: Removed

All dates are in calendar years.

Pre-Implementation Commitments

Pre-Implementation Commitments
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Procedures — Atlantic Coast Routes: Design Validation of Eastern Seaboard High-Altitude PBN Routes, Including SID/STAR Connectivity Implemented
Procedures — Design PBN Arrival and Departure Procedures for NY Metro Area Airports from ZNY Oceanic Implemented
Procedures — Design and Testing for Vertical Climb Escape Route for TEB/HPN Implemented
Procedures — Environmental Review for the Use of Dispersal Headings for LGA 13 Departures Implemented
Procedures — Feasibility Study for the Modified Missed Approach for LGA 22 Implemented
Procedures — Safety Assessment of SCIA Operations with RNAV for PHL 9R and 35 Implemented
Procedures — Update the Minima for Existing Simultaneous Converging Instrument Approaches (SCIA) Procedure to PHL 9R and 17 Implemented
Tactical — Feasibility Study to Create a Process to Reduce and/or Eliminate Passback Miles-in-Trail for NY Departures Implemented
  • Q4 2018
    ×

    Reason for date change at : Completed prior to commitment date

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q4 2018 Revised date

    Q1 2019 Baseline date

Tools — Assessment for Early TBFM Pre-Departure Scheduling Implemented
Tools — Complete TBFM Refresher Training for Metering to PHL Implemented
  • Q2 2018
    ×

    Reason for date change at : Implemented prior to commitment date

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q2 2018 Revised date

    Q1 2019 Baseline date

Tools — NAS Operations Dashboard (NOD) Trial Implemented
  • Q3 2017
    ×

    Reason for date change at : Completed prior to commitment date

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q3 2017 Revised date

    Q1 2018 Baseline date

Tools — NAS Operations Dashboard (NOD) Trial Study Implemented
Tools — Review/Update Adaptation for Improving Airborne Metering to PHL Implemented
  • Q2 2018
    ×

    Reason for date change at : Implemented prior to commitment date

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q2 2018 Revised date

    Q1 2019 Baseline date

Tools — TBFM Integrated Departure/Arrival Capability (IDAC) for Metro NY Airports Implemented
  • Metro NY
    Airports
    ×

    Reason for date change at Metro NY
    Airports
    : Implemented prior to commitment date

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q4 2017 Revised date

    Q1 2018 Baseline date

Tools — Training and Operating Agreements to Support EDC at ZNY Implemented
  • ZNY
    ×

    Reason for date change at ZNY: Implemented prior to commitment date

    date change ahead of schedule

    Q4 2017 Revised date

    Q1 2018 Baseline date

Refer to the following text: Implemented Refer to the following text: On track Refer to the following text: New/Revised Refer to the following text: Delayed Refer to the following text: Dependent Refer to the following text: Removed

All dates are in calendar years.

Industry Commitments

Industry Commitments
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Airports — BWI International Terminal Improvements and Additional New Gates Implemented
Airports — JFK Runway 4R/22L Rehabilitation and Delay Reduction Taxiway Improvements Implemented
Airports — PHL Runway 9R/27L Extension Implemented
Procedures — Atlantic Coast Routes: Participate in Design Activities, Including SID/STAR Connectivity Implemented
Procedures — NBAA to Participate in Design and Testing for Vertical Climb Escape Route for TEB/HPN Implemented
Procedures — Participate in Community Engagement for Dispersal Headings for LGA 13 Departures Implemented
Procedures — Participate in Design Activities Associated with the New PBN Arrival and Departure Procedures for the ZNY Oceanic Transition Sectors Implemented
Procedures — Participate in Feasibility Study for the Modified Missed Approach for LGA 22 Implemented
Procedures — Provide Expertise to Support the Safety Assessment of Simultaneous Converging Instrument Approaches (SCIA) Operations with RNAV for PHL 9R and 35 Implemented
Tactical — Airspace Users to Complete Training to Support Capping and Tunneling for Departures/Arrivals to/from the NEC Implemented
Tools — JetBlue to Provide Improved Aircraft Intent Data via Surface Data Elements Implemented
Tools — NAS Operations Dashboard (NOD) Trial Implemented
Tools — United Airlines to Provide Improved Aircraft Intent Data via Surface Data Elements Implemented
Refer to the following text: Implemented Refer to the following text: On track Refer to the following text: New/Revised Refer to the following text: Delayed Refer to the following text: Dependent Refer to the following text: Removed

All dates are in calendar years.

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