TBFM: Giving the Right Spacing to the Right Aircraft at the Right Time (2:18)
At a Glance
- Integrated Departure Arrival Capability, a new Time Based Flow Management tool, is saving 2–5 minutes per departure at 20 airports.
- NASA's Airspace Technology Demonstration-2 project, a trailblazer for the FAA's Terminal Flight Data Manager program, is off and running at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
- Traffic Flow Management System continues to facilitate common situation awareness and collaboration with National Airspace System (NAS) stakeholders and minimize impacts of NAS capacity reductions.
- Decision Support Systems programs and products are evolving to support the FAA concept of Trajectory Based Operations.
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Facts and Figures
Integrated Departure/Arrival Capability is saving
per departure at 20 airports
GIM-S resulted in a
increase in flights arriving within 90 seconds of their scheduled time of arrival
TFDM will be deployed in Phoenix in
after key features are tested in Charlotte under ATD-2