Time Based Separation

Release: 
2
Status: 
Available for deployment

SESAR’s time-based separation (TBS) replaces current distance separations with time intervals in order to adapt to weather conditions. It provides consistent time-based spacing between arriving aircraft in order to maintain runway approach capacity.The TBS software uses real-time information about the weather, airspeed, ground speed, heading and altitude to display time-based separation and arrival speed information to the approach controller. No changes are required on board the aircraft, but the controller uses the real-time separation indicators to manage the final approach separations.

SJU references: #64/Release 2

Benefits

-Improved airport capacity as a result of increased aircraft landing rates in strong headwind conditions
-Reduction in holding times as well as stack entry to touchdown times
-Increased situational awareness

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