Airport Capacity Management – ACM
Precision planning for Airports
In today’s climate airports and ATC providers face many challenges, not least the pressure to consistently deliver more capacity at lower cost.
When demand and capacity get out of balance problems occur:
- Lost Revenue
- Increased Service Costs
- Poor Passenger Experience
- Missed Connections
- Reduced Public Confidence
Infrastructure development and schedule co-ordination can help solve these issues.
In a safety critical environment, making operational changes with confidence requires the right information at the touch of a button.
ACM uniquely combines the power of data analytics and advanced simulations to put the user in control of strategic airport decisions.
Working together in close collaboration, NATS and Heathrow implemented ACM in April 2014.
Benefits of ACM include:
Actionable Insight. Data rich, fast, and easy to use analytics to enable capacity and performance optimisation.
Smart Planning. Targeted capacity and performance monitoring to focus stakeholders on optimised delivery.
Informed Investment. Ensure the most efficient use of airport infrastructure to avoid redundant capital expenditure.
Assured Solution. A class leading, lean, and transparent process aligned to IATA world-wide slot guidelines.
A Heathrow spokesperson said:
“The ACM system means airports can now accurately and quickly simulate the impact of various factors on performance, for example stand closures, scheduling delays, and poor weather. This means we can identify the existing and future capacity of runways with greater certainty.”
Working in partnership with Heathrow Airport, NATS has honed over 30 years of experience in airfield simulation to put the right information at your fingertips so that decisions can be made with confidence.
Simulation. Fast and accurate runway capacity model built on class leading simulation technology.
Analytics. Identifying trends in performance to pro-actively target airfield improvement projects.
Knowledge library. Results are stored and shared among users to maximise the learning potential.
Scalable and Future Proof. A modular solution that can be tailored to meet your needs including current and future concepts.
Continuous Performance Monitoring. Enables changes in airport users’ performance to be identified and pro-actively managed.
Web-Based Technology. ACM can be used anywhere, anytime so that you can make important decisions in an instant.
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