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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..

  • FY2014 (CY) Spending

    $299.74 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

4

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Evaluation Explanation

The ADS-B program is continuing to implement Air Traffic Separation services in three separate environments: EnRoute, Terminal, and Surface. En RouteThe ADS-B program is continuing to implement Air Traffic Separation services in three separate environments: EnRoute, Terminal, and Surface. En Route Separation Services: Initial Operational Capability (IOC) was achieved at Oakland on 2/25/14 and Fort Worth on 2/28/14. This brings the cumulative total sites completed to 13 out of 24 planned. Terminal Separation Services: To date, seven of the 16 sites planned for FY2014 have achieved IOC, including Portland on 2/4/14 and Dallas on 2/20/14. This brings the cumulative total to 53 of 159 terminal sites. Surface Advisory Services has achieved IOC a total of 29 sites including 3 sites in FY14. In addition, 295 of 306 service volumes have been completed as of 2/28/2014. More..

Project Summary

  • 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
Subscription Fees$590.25 MYellowGreen
ADS-B FY14-FY20$900 MGreenGreen
Service Volumes ISAT$168.45 MYellowYellow
Air Traffic Control (ATC) Surface Advisory Services$137.06 MGreenGreen
Ground Based Interval Management (GIM)$102.88 MRedGreen
Automation Upgrades$85.33 MYellowGreen
Avionics Upgrades$23.28 MGreenGreen
Terminal ATC Separation Services$23.05 MGreenGreen
Space Based ADS-B$15 MGreenGreen
In Trail Procedures$13.66 MYellowGreen
Colorado Wide Area Multilateration (WAM Phase 2)$9.44 MGreenGreen
Flight Deck Based Interval Management - Separation (FIM-S)$7.86 MGreenGreen
Traffic Situational Awareness with Alerts (TSAA)$7.41 MYellowGreen
En Route ATC Separation Services$4.65 MRedGreen
3 Nautical Mile Separation$3.49 MYellowGreen

Operational Performance

Metric Description Frequency Unit of Measure FY2014 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-AnnualPercentPercent1842.32013-05-01
Semi-annual estimated time comparing ADS-B equippeSemi-annual estimated time comparing ADS-B equipped and non-equipped helicopter flights in low altitude Gulf of Mexico More..Semi-AnnualHoursHours1,6671,6672013-05-01
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..MonthlySecondsSeconds332013-06-03
TIS-B AvailabilityTIS-B AvailabilityMonthlyAvailabilityAvailability0.9990.9992013-06-03
FIS-B AvailabilityFIS-B AvailabilityQuarterlyAvailabilityAvailability0.9990.9992013-05-01

* 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/Businesshttp://www.faa.gov/nextgen/implementation/programs ...
Related to Broader Program/BusinessRelated to Broader Program/Businesshttp://www.faa.gov/nextgen

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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):456
Average planned duration of in-progress and future activities (days):291
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.