Accession Number : ADA288281

Title :   Air Traffic Operational Inventory CY 1994.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MITRE CORP MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Rother, S. L.

PDF Url : ADA288281

Report Date : AUG 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 248

Abstract : The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) air traffic control (ATC) services are provided by Air Route Control Centers (ARTCCs), Combined Center Radar Approach Controls (CERAPs), Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities, and Air Traffic Control Towers (ATCTs). TRACONs are subdivided into Metroplex Control Facilities (MCFs) and standalone facilities. The modernization of these facilities will be based upon operational and economic considerations. This report serves as an inventory reference document for high level operational facility planning and requirements' development. The report presents a current and projected pictorial description of ATC facilities arranged by ARTCC geographic boundaries. All FAA and Department of Defense (DOD) radar facilities and their associated control towers are included. Included is information on radar connectivities, automation equipment, tower display systems, radar operational positions, and air traffic staffing.

Descriptors :   *AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, *AIRPORT CONTROL TOWERS, REQUIREMENTS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, AUTOMATION, FORECASTING, RADAR, CONTROL CENTERS, DISPLAY SYSTEMS, GROUND CONTROLLED APPROACH RADAR, TOWERS, AIRPORT RADAR SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT PLA NNING AND CONTROL, TERMINAL FLIGHT FACILITIES, AIRPORT RADAR SYSTEMS, COMMERCIAL AVIATION, CIVILIAN AIRCRAFT.

Subject Categories : Commercial and General Aviation
      Commercial and General Aviation
      Terminal Flight Facilities
      Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE