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FAAXX704: Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)

  • Investment Description

    The Surveillance and Broadcast Services (SBS) program office is implementing Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), a surveillance system designed to provide improved air traffic information for pilots and air traffic controllers. ADS-The Surveillance and Broadcast Services (SBS) program office is implementing Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), a surveillance system designed to provide improved air traffic information for pilots and air traffic controllers. ADS-B is an environmentally friendly technology that enhances safety and efficiency, and directly benefits pilots, controllers, airports, airlines and the public. ADS-B supports the FAA mission and goals to increase economic competitiveness and safety, influencing the performance metrics for Average Daily Airport Capacity and National Airspace System (NAS). ADS-B supports the FAA mission and goals to increase economic competitiveness and safety, influencing the performance metrics for Average Daily Airport Capacity and National Airspace System (NAS) On-Time Arrivals. This investment provides operational, user and government benefits, and directly contributes to the FAA mission of reducing congestion and providing increased capacity in the NAS. ADS-B also facilitates the transition to the NextGen. ADS-B is the cornerstone technology for NextGen and promises to significantly increase efficiency and enhance safety by broadcasting aircraft position based on precise signals from the Global Navigation Satellite System - effectively tracking and managing air traffic. This information will be used for surveillance applications and Air Traffic Services Displays on automation systems such as En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM), Common Automated Radar Tracking System (CARTS), Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS), HOST, and Advanced Technologies and Oceanic Procedures (ATOP). Nearby aircraft equipped with ADS-B In avionics may receive and process surveillance information for display to the pilot using the aircraft's multifunction display. Pilots use the display to enhance situational awareness of the surrounding airspace. ADS-B equipment may also be placed on ground vehicles to allow controllers and pilots to locate and identify them when they are on runways or taxiways. The segment of the SBS program baselined in May 2012 provided funding for three goals: continued provision of baseline services and applications to achieve a wide array of efficiency, safety and cost savings benefits; expanded surveillance coverage in the Gulf of Mexico further increasing capacity resulting in reduced delays; and implementation of the fuel saving ADS-B In-Trail Procedure (ITP) in oceanic airspace. More..

  • FY2015 (CY) Spending

    $264.16 M

    Time frame of Investment

    2006 - 2035

  • Status

    No change in status

CIO Information

Richard McKinney

Agency Head

Anthony Foxx

Agency

DOT

Bureau

Federal Aviation Administration

Evaluation by Agency CIO

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Current Evaluation

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Evaluation Explanation

The Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) program is continuing to implement Air Traffic Separation services in multiple environments. EnThe Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) program is continuing to implement Air Traffic Separation services in multiple environments. EnRoute Separation Services: Initial Operating Capability (IOC) was achieved at Jacksonville ARTCC in February 2015. Honolulu Center-ZHN is projected to achieve IOC July 2015. To date, 23 of 24 EnRoute sites are complete. Surface Advisory Services: IOC has been achieved at 35 of the 36 sites. The program is continuing work to provide advisory services to the remaining nine airports, which use the Airport Surface Surveillance Capability (ASSC) system. Terminal Separation Services: A cumulative count of 64 of 159 locations have been completed IOC with Denver TRACON declaring IOC on February 17, 2015. More..

Project Summary

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  • Number of Projects

    15

  • Cost Variance

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  • Schedule Variance

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Project Name Project Life Cycle Costs Cost Variance Schedule Variance Project Status
Subscription Fees$590.25 MGreenGreenCompleted
ADS-B FY14-FY20$960.5 MGreenGreenIn-progress
Service Volumes ISAT$168.45 MYellowYellowCompleted
Ground Based Interval Management (GIM)$122.62 MYellowGreenIn-progress
Automation Upgrades$88.91 MGreenGreenIn-progress
Air Traffic Control (ATC) Surface Advisory Services$137.06 MGreenGreenCompleted
Avionics Upgrades$23.28 MGreenGreenIn-progress
Terminal ATC Separation Services$23.05 MGreenGreenIn-progress
Space Based ADS-B$15 MGreenGreenIn-progress
In Trail Procedures$13.66 MYellowGreenCompleted
Colorado Wide Area Multilateration (WAM Phase 2)$9.44 MGreenGreenCompleted
Flight Deck Based Interval Management - Separation (FIM-S)$7.86 MYellowGreenCompleted
Traffic Situational Awareness with Alerts (TSAA)$7.41 MYellowGreenCompleted
En Route ATC Separation Services$4.65 MYellowGreenIn-progress
3 Nautical Mile Separation$3.49 MYellowGreenCompleted

Operational Performance

Metric Description Frequency Unit of Measure FY2015 Target Most Recent Actual Metric Status Updated Date of Most
Recent Actual *
Percent difference in 5-year Alaska aviation accidPercent difference in 5-year Alaska aviation accident rate for Part 135 aircraft comparing ADS-B equipped and non-equipped aircraft More..Semi-AnnualPercentPercent1862Met2013-09-30
Semi-annual projected flight time time savings (inSemi-annual projected flight time time savings (in hours) comparing ADS-B equipped and non-equipped helicopter flights in low altitude Gulf of Mexico. Actual relies on ADS-B flight counts, distance based calculations data plus inputs from operator who claims 10 minutes average savings per flight. More..Semi-AnnualHoursHours1,6672,207Not Met2014-05-31
Position Update interval - Terminal: The WAM ServiPosition Update interval - Terminal: The WAM Service shall provide for each aircraft in the Terminal domain a WAM Report containing position information with an update interval no greater than 3.0 seconds (95%) at each SDP More..MonthlySecondsSeconds33Met2014-09-30
TIS-B AvailabilityTIS-B AvailabilityMonthlyPercentPercent99.90.999Not Met2014-09-30
FIS-B AvailabilityFIS-B AvailabilityQuarterlyPercentPercent99.90.999Not Met2014-09-30
Peak hourly Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) load in Peak hourly Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) load in low altitude Gulf of Mexico area. More..QuarterlyCountCount5462Met2014-09-30
Program cost per equiped flight hour.Program cost per equiped flight hour.AnnualDollarsDollars421.1Not Met2014-07-31

* Value is self-reported by the agency.

Related URLs

Category URL
General InformationGeneral InformationNo http://www.faa.gov/nextgen/implementation/portfoli ...
General InformationGeneral InformationNo http://www.faa.gov/nextgen/implementation/portfoli ...
Related to Broader Program/BusinessRelated to Broader Program/BusinessNo http://www.faa.gov/nextgen/implementation/programs ...
Related to Broader Program/BusinessRelated to Broader Program/Businesshttp://www.faa.gov/nextgen/media/NextGenUpdate2014 ...

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Other Investment Metrics

Category Value
Does the investment have any activities with a planned duration greater than a year?:Yes
Planned duration of the longest activity (days):607
Average planned duration of in-progress and future activities (days):319
Planned cost of one activity is greater than 25% of total planned cost of all activities?:No
Number of contracts applying modular development principles:0

All activity calculations assess only activities with no related child activities.