Many airports in Europe, particularly regional and small airports, are not equipped with electronic flight data processing systems (eFDPs) but rely on paper flight strips and voice communications. As a result, the integration of these airports into the air traffic management network is often limited and leads to a lack of predictability of air traffic from these airports. SESAR has developed Solution #61 "A low-cost and simple departure data entry panel for the airport controller working position" as an affordable ways to link these airports to the wider network.

This SESAR solution #61 is now implemented in 19 airports and planned in 18