SIMULATION OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC AIR TRAFFIC AND SEPARATION SCENARIOS

This report presents a comprehensive study of the air traffic over the North Atlantic (NAT) Ocean. The main purpose of the study is to assess the fuel savings benefit of proposed changes to the separation standards in the NAT Minimum Navigation Performance Specification (MNPS) airspace. The report describes in detail the purpose of the study, literature survey of relevant work, requirements for the air traffic simulation, various separation standards scenarios, validation of the simulation model, analysis of the results, and conclusions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    William J. Hughes Technical Center, Airport Technology Research and Development Branch
    Atlantic City International Airport
    Atlantic City, NJ  United States  08405
  • Authors:
    • Gerhardt-Falk, C M
    • Elasyed, E A
    • Livingston, D
    • Colamosca, B
  • Publication Date: 2000-2

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 180 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00794343
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT/FAA/CT-TN00/04
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 24 2000 12:00AM