Scheduling Landings Using Ant Algorithm within Two Separation Standards

According to the STAR Chart of Pudong Airport, this paper makes a study of approach sequencing in airport terminal area. In reality, air traffic controllers space two aircraft with radar separation before Final Approach, but minimum wake separation on Final Approach. On such practical consideration, the paper builds a model of arriving aircraft with target of minimizing total delays of aircraft. With a prototype implementation of arriving aircraft on realistic data for Pudong Airport during some one hour, MAX-MIN Ant System algorithm is presented to solve the sequencing problem. Then, comparing with the First-Come-First-Served (FCFS), both the total delays and the number of holding aircraft are decreased.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: pp 261-266
  • Monograph Title: International Conference on Transportation Engineering 2009

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  • Accession Number: 01529613
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780784410394
  • Files: TRIS, ASCE
  • Created Date: Nov 12 2013 1:41PM