NASA Logo

NTRS

NTRS - NASA Technical Reports Server

Back to Results
Oceanic Situational Awareness Over the Pacific CorridorAir traffic control (ATC) mandated, aircraft separations over the oceans impose a limitation on traffic capacity for a given corridor, given the projected traffic growth over the Pacific Ocean. The separations result from a lack of acceptable situational awareness over oceans where radar position updates are not available. This study considers the use of Automatic Dependent Surveillance (ADS) data transmitted over a commercial satellite communications system as an approach to provide ATC with the needed situational awareness and thusly allow for reduced aircraft separations. This study uses Federal Aviation Administration data from a single day for the Pacific Corridor to analyze traffic loading to be used as a benchmark against which to compare several approaches for coordinating data transmissions from the aircraft to the satellites.
Document ID
20050175856
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Authors
Welch, Bryan (NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Greenfeld, Israel (NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Date Acquired
September 7, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 2005
Subject Category
Aircraft Communications and Navigation
Report/Patent Number
E-14370
NASA/TM-2005-213623
Funding Number(s)
WBS: WBS 22-184-10-07
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

Available Downloads

NameType 20050175856.pdf STI