At a Glance
- The U.S. network of 3-D Performance Based Navigation (PBN) flight paths will help air traffic managers conduct Trajectory Based Operations.
- The FAA has already published more than 9,300 PBN procedures and routes.
- PBN procedures and routes save time and fuel while reducing emissions.
- PBN services are laying the foundation for the National Airspace System of the future by enabling many NextGen operational improvements, capabilities, and initiatives.
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Facts and Figures
The FAA has already published more than 9,300 PBN procedures and routes
PBN saves flying time, fuel consumption, and emissions
many NextGen capabilities including time-based management
PBN enhances safety
in congested airspace and near high terrain