Accession Number:

ADA022104

Title:

Airport Surface Traffic Control Concept Formulation Study. Volume III. Operations Analysis of O'Hare Airport-Part II.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 73-Feb 75,

Corporate Author:

COMPUTER SCIENCES CORP FALLS CHURCH VA

Report Date:

1975-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

280.0

Abstract:

The volume presents the results of the quantitative analyses of the OHare ASTC System operations. The operations environments for the periods selected for detailed analysis of the ASDE films and controller communications recording are described. Following this, results of the data analyses are presented for the areas of 1 Aircraft flow analysis, including traffic flow statistics for the ramp, ground taxi, and local control areas 2 Controller workload analysis, both communications and non-communications and, 3 Cockpit crew workload analysis, both communications and non-communications. The volume also presents the results of the operations effectiveness analysis for the current OHare ASTC system and for the projected future operating environment at OHare. The results for the current system include both quantitative and qualitative analysis of the operations observed using the data derived from the functional activity analysis of system operation. The salient findings of this study effort and the conclusions and recommendations derived from these findings are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE