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Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)

ADS-B is transforming all segments of aviation. Real-time precision, shared situational awareness, advanced applications for pilots and controllers alike — these are the hallmarks of ADS-B NextGen surveillance.

  • Real-time ADS-B is used now for air traffic control
  • General aviation is safer with ADS-B traffic, weather, and flight-information services
  • Safety and efficiency improve with advanced ADS-B applications

ADS-B improves safety and efficiency in the air and on runways, reduces costs, and lessens harmful effects on the environment.

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Starting January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Learn More.

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