Measuring Operational Results From Nextgen
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North Carolina was “first in flight” when the Wright Brothers first took to the skies at Kitty Hawk, and now it’s leading the way to the next generation of air traffic control. NextGen procedures are helping flights operate more efficiently at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, improving on-time performance and decreasing emissions.
In May 2014, the FAA redesigned the airspace and added new satellite-based procedures to bring new efficiencies to the skies above southeast Texas. This includes George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Houston Hobby (HOU), and 16 satellite airports.
A joint FAA-aviation community effort, which tracks the milestones of the NextGen Priorities Joint Implementation Plan. These are capabilities that will provide significant near-term benefits to the National Airspace System.
The FAA uses a comprehensive, cross-agency portfolio approach to implement NextGen capabilities. Learn more about the portfolios and locations where NextGen capabilities have been implemented.
View Performance Indicators
Even as NextGen initiatives continue to be deployed, many airports are already taking advantage of NextGen capabilities. Here is the progress for 30 Core Airports.
NextGen is improving traffic flow in metroplexes: metropolitan areas where airports in close proximity make for complex airspace. See how metroplexes work and their expected NextGen benefits.
For airline operators, city-pair performance is the most direct way to connect two markets. View performance metrics for city pairs in metroplexes across the United States.
Across the National Airspace System
The benefits of NextGen capabilities and procedures that enhance passengers' experience and improve safety continue to grow. It is crucial to track the progress of those benefits to ensure that we provide improvements that make the kinds of impacts we need.
- Check out the highlighted NextGen marquee locations on the Airport page
- Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Data:
- NAS-wide — Access
- Capacity and Efficiency — Core 30 Airports
- Efficiency and Predictability — Key City Pairs
- Calendar Year (CY) 2014 Data:
- NAS-wide - Environment
- NextGen Success Stories:
- Don't miss the updated NextGen Portfolio section
- Monthly Updates to the NextGen Priorities — Joint Implementation Plan Milestones
- Updated Reference Guide