Accession Number : ADA019157

Title :   An Overview of Airport Surface Traffic Control - Present and Future.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Dec 74-Jul 75,

Corporate Author : TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS CENTER CAMBRIDGE MASS

Personal Author(s) : Hagerott,Robert E.

Report Date : SEP 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : The Airport Surface Traffic Control System, an integral part of the nation's Air Traffic Control System, is specifically concerned with the safe and efficient control of airport airside surface traffic. The current status of airport surface traffic control in the United States is summarized, and the most important of the planned system improvements are presented.

Descriptors :   *Air traffic control systems, *Airports, Ground level, United States, Surveys, Systems engineering, Problem solving, Efficiency, Safety, Cost effectiveness, Management planning and control

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities
      Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE