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Completion History

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The completion history information below lists the completed NextGen Priorities commitments by calendar year and quarter for each of the five NextGen Priorities focus areas: Multiple Runway Operations (MRO), Performance Based Navigation (PBN), Surface Operations and Data Sharing, Data Communications, and the Northeast Corridor (NEC). Quarters without completions for a specific focus area are not listed. Visit the focus area pages through the links above to view future commitments, as well as links to additional information.

Multiple Runway Operations (MRO)

Q4 2018

  • Wake Recategorization: HNL; LAS; SEA
  • Assessment of Time Based Separation Concept for Use

Q3 2018

  • Wake Recategorization: IAD; PHX; SAT

Q1 2018

  • Wake Recategorization: DTW

Q2 2017

  • Wake Recategorization: MIA
  • Amend Depend Runway Separation Order 7110.308A
  • Benefits Assessment to Upgrade RECAT Sites to Phase II
  • Amend Standards for Simultaneous Independent Approaches, Triples: (ATL, IAD)

Q1 2017

  • Wake Recategorization: MSP
  • Amend Dependent Runway Separations (Runways > 4300'): CVG; MEM; PHX; SDF
  • Joint Analysis Team Performance Analysis Participation: IND & PHL

Q4 2016

  • Wake Recategorization: PHL
  • Feasibility Assessment — Removal of Vertical Navigation Requirement for Simultaneous Independent Parallel Approaches
  • Joint Analysis Team Performance Analysis Participation

Q3 2016

  • Wake Recategorization: ANC; LAX

Q2 2016

  • Wake Recategorization: SFO

Q1 2016

  • Wake Recategorization: IND
  • Assessment of Future Wake Recategorization Capabilities
  • Assessment to Implement Order 7110.308 and Dependent Parallel Operations (2500'–3600'): BOS

Q4 2015

  • Dependent Parallel Operations (2500'-3600'): DAL; JFK; MEM; MSP; PDX; RDU; SEA
  • Dual Independent Parallel Operations with Offset: ORD
  • Triple Independent Parallel Operations: ORD
  • Wake Recategorization: DEN

Q3 2015

  • Final Investment Decision for Wake Turbulence Mitigation for Departures
  • Dual Independent Parallel Operations with Offset: DTW

Q2 2015

  • Wake Recategorization Phase 1: MDW; ORD

Q1 2015

  • Wake Recategorization Phase 1: New York TRACON (EWR, JFK, LGA, ISP, HPN, TEB); CLT
  • Safety Analysis for Wake Turbulence Mitigation for Arrivals — Procedures: ATL

Q4 2014

  • Safety Analysis of Order 7110.308 for Additional Airport: SFO 19L, 19R
  • Wake Recategorization Phase 1: IAH, HOU

Q3 2014

  • Wake Recategorization Phase 1: ATL, CVG
  • Dual Independent Parallel Operations: ATL
  • Safety Analysis for Wake Turbulence Mitigation for Arrivals-Procedures: PHL, DTW

Performance Based Navigation (PBN)

Q4 2018

  • TBFM Decision Support Tools — Integrated Departure Arrival Capability (IDAC) — 1 Site

Q3 2018

  • Southwest to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for DEN RF
  • United to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for IAH RF

Q2 2018

  • EoR — Aircraft Equipage Inventory — Analyses of Aircraft Equipage Inventory, VNAV Causal Factors, Equipage Strategy, and Identification of Subsequent Actions
  • NBAA to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for HND RNAV SID
  • Southwest to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for AUS OPD

Q4 2017

  • FedEx to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for EFVS IND
  • American to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for Charlotte Metroplex Procedures
  • Delta to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for Atlanta Metroplex Procedures
  • Single Site Implementations: (AUS, HND)

Q3 2017

  • Established on Departure Operations (EDO) Feasibility Assessment
  • TBFM Decision Support Tools — Ground-Based Interval Management (GIM-S):
    3 Sites

Q2 2017

  • EoR Independent/Dependent Operations Capacity Analysis
  • PBN Lead Operator Roles Redefined - FAA will Lead Documentation Effort with Support from the Aviation Community
  • Established on Required Navigation Performance (EoR) Independent Operations Safety Analysis (RF Duals + Triples)
  • RNP 1 Departures: (BUR, SNA)

Q1 2017

  • Metroplex — Charlotte
  • Metroplex — Las Vegas; Design Start
  • Advanced RNP-Advisory Circular 90-105; Assess Potential Demo Sites; Design Guidance
  • EoR Feasibility Assessment for Independent Duals and Triples Operations (RF and TF): ATL (TF); CLT (TF); DEN (RF); DFW (TF); IAH (RF); SDF (TF)
  • EoR SEA Review
  • New Vertical Guidance Criteria and Location Guidance
  • Boeing to Provide Data on their Utility and Usability for GYY OPD
  • JetBlue to Provide data on their Utility and Usability Data for BOS OPD

Q4 2016

  • Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS) Final Rule (IND TBD)
  • Metroplex — Atlanta
  • TBFM Decision Support Tools — Ground-Based Interval Management (GIMS-S): 3 Sites
  • TBFM Decision Support Tools — Integrated Departure Arrival Capability (IDAC): 3 Sites
  • Advanced RNP-Advisory Circular 90-105; Assess Potential Demo Sites; Design Guidance

Q3 2016

  • Metroplex — Charlotte
  • Single Site Implementations: BOS; GYY

Q2 2016

  • Established on Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (EoR RNP AR- Widely Spaced Operations) National Standard

Q1 2016

  • Single Site Assessment of Las Vegas Basin: Study Team

Q4 2015

  • Established on RNP (EoR) Track-to-Fix (TF) of Fly-By Approaches Safety Analysis

Q2 2015

  • Metroplex: Northern California
  • Equivalent Lateral Spacing Operations (ELSO) National Standard

Q1 2015

  • Established on Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (EoR RNP AR — Widely Spaced Operations): DEN

Q4 2014

  • Single Site Assessment of Las Vegas Basin

Surface Operations and Data Sharing

Q4 2017

  • FAA to Increase Data Sharing Providing Surface Surveillance MLAT CAT 10 Data (MA and Incidental NMA) to Industry via SWIM
  • Surface Departure Management Demonstration Charlotte (ATD-2)
  • Data Sharing: Flight Operators Provision of Specific Examples of Desired TFM Data Not Currently Available via SWIM

Q2 2017

  • Data Sharing: Flight Operator, American Airlines to provide data for Charlotte Surface Departure Management

Q4 2016

  • Data Sharing: Flight Operators to Provide 11 Data Elements
  • Identify Forum for On-Going Industry Engagement with FAA Throughout TFDM Deployment

Q3 2016

  • Advanced Electronic Flight Strips: LAS; SFO
  • Plan to Deliver TFDM Capabilities to Key Sites as Early as Possible
  • Plan to Move Up the TFDM Build that Subsumes DSP within the Overall TFDM Waterfall
  • Restoration of Original FY 18–20 Funding for the TFDM Program and Contract Award
  • Data Sharing: Airports Select Four Initial Pilot Airports

Q2 2016

  • FAA to Ingest 11 Data Elements Via TFMS Update
  • Advanced Electronic Flight Strips: EWR

Q3 2015

  • Airport Operators as Collaborative Decision Making Participants
  • Simplifying Application for System Wide Information Management Data
  • Time Based Flow Management "Wheels Up" Procedural Change Using New "Earliest Off Block Time" Data Element

Q1 2015

  • Advanced Electronic Flight Strips: CLE
  • System Wide Information Management (SWIM) Surface Visualization Tool (SVT) Deployment: Boston TRACON, Chicago TRACON, Houston TRACON, Louisville TRACON, New York TRACON
  • Feasibility Assessment for Terminal Flight Data Manager (TFDM) Program Departure Management

Q4 2014

  • Feasibility Assessment for Electronic Flight Data for New York Advanced Electronic Flight Strips (AEFS)
  • Traffic Flow Management System (TFMS) & Time-Based Flow Management (TBFM) New Data Sharing via SWIM Subscription: TBFM, TFMS

Q3 2014

  • Surface Surveillance Event Data Distribution to users via SWIM (ASDE-X/ASSC): SFO

Data Comm

Q3 2018

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: VNY
  • Airlines to Equip 1,900 Aircraft

Q2 2018

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: CMH; RSW; CHS; BUF

Q1 2018

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: RNO

Q4 2017

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: ADW

Q4 2016

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: DAL; MCI; DFW; MDW; MKE; MSP; ORD; RDU; SJU
  • Implementation Framework for non-VHF Digital Link (VDL) Mode 2 Media

Q3 2016

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: MCO; DTW; SJC; CLE; SMF; MIA; PIT; PHX; FLL; BWI; TPA; IAD; DCA; PDX; SEA; ABQ; STL
  • Final Investment Decision (FID) for En Route Services

Q2 2016

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: SAN; HPN; BNA; PHL; SNA; DEN; BUR; BOS; ONT; ATL; CLT; SFO; BDL; OAK

Q1 2016

  • Extend Departure Clearance Operational Trials: EWR; MEM
  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Initial Operating Capability: MSY; AUS; SDF; EWR; SAT; JFK; LAX; LAS; IND; MEM; LGA; TEB

Q4 2015

  • Assessment of Boeing 737 Flight Management Computer Issue

Q3 2015

  • Departure Clearance Tower Service Implementation: SLC; HOU; IAH

Q4 2014

  • Final Investment Decision for En Route Services: Initial Services
  • Recorder Rule for Retrofit

Northeast Corridor (NEC)

Q4 2018

  • Procedures — Environmental Review for the Use of Dispersal Headings for LGA 13 Departures
  • Procedures — Feasibility Study for the Modified Missed Approach for LGA 22
  • Tactical — Airspace Users to Complete Training to Support Capping and Tunneling for Departures/Arrivals to/from the NEC
  • Airports — PHL Runway 9R/27L Extension
  • Procedures — Participate in Community Engagement for Dispersal Headings for LGA 13 Departures
  • Procedures — Participate in Feasibility Study for the Modified Missed Approach for LGA 22
  • Procedures — Provide Expertise to Support the Safety Assessment of Simultaneous Converging Instrument Approaches (SCIA) Operations with RNAV for PHL 9R and 35
  • Procedures — Safety Assessment of SCIA Operations with RNAV for PHL 9R and 35

Q3 2018

  • Procedures — Update the Minima for Existing Simultaneous Converging Instrument Approaches (SCIA) Procedure to PHL 9R and 17
  • Tools — NAS Operations Dashboard (NOD) Trial Study
  • Procedures — Implement Simultaneous Converging Instrument Approaches (SCIA) to PHL 9R and 17

Q2 2018

  • Tools — Implement Surface Visualization Tool (SVT) (ZBW)
  • Procedures — Atlantic Coast Routes: Design Validation of Eastern Seaboard High-Altitude PBN Routes, Including SID/STAR Connectivity
  • Tools — Assessment for Early TBFM Pre-Departure Scheduling
  • Tools — Review/Update Adaptation for Improving Airborne Metering to PHL
  • Tools — Complete TBFM Refresher Training for Metering to PHL
  • Procedures — Atlantic Coast Routes: Participate in Design Activities, Including SID/STAR Connectivity
  • Tools — NAS Operations Dashboard (NOD) Trial

Q1 2018

  • Procedures — Design and Testing for Vertical Climb Escape Route for TEB/HPN
  • Procedures — Design PBN Arrival and Departure Procedures for NY Metro Area Airports from ZNY Oceanic
  • Procedures — Participate in Design Activities Associated with the New PBN Arrival and Departure Procedures for the ZNY Oceanic Transition Sectors at ZNY
  • Airports — JFK Runway 4R/22L Rehabilitation and Delay Reduction Taxiway Improvements
  • Procedures — NBAA to Participate in Design and Testing for Vertical Climb Escape Route for TEB/HPN

Q3 2017

  • Tools — NAS Operations Dashboard (NOD) Trial

Q4 2017

  • Tools — JetBlue to Provide Improved Aircraft Intent Data via Surface Data Elements
  • Tools — Implement En Route Departure Capability (EDC): ZNY
  • Tools — TBFM Integrated Departure/Arrival Capability (IDAC) for Metro NY Airports
  • Tools — Training and Operating Agreements to Support EDC at ZNY
  • Tools — United Airlines to Provide Improved Aircraft Intent Data via Surface Data Elements
  • Tools — Implement TBFM IDAC

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