Optimising arrivals spacing
Intelligent Approach is an arrival spacing tool that safely optimises runway capacity to improve operational resilience, deliver better on-time performance, reduce CO2 emissions, and increase revenue.
The family of functional modules caters to each airport’s unique needs. IA fully integrates into existing ATC systems and can be used in different environments to deliver benefits in all types of operational scenarios.
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Intelligent Approach comprises four core modules that can be tailored and deployed specifically to the needs of an airport's unique operational needs. They have been created through combining the air traffic control expertise of NATS with the technology expertise of Leidos.
The modules can be integrated into existing operations and Air Traffic Management Systems without the need for airport infrastructure changes. They are specifically designed to optimise and improve the consistency of approach spacing.
Intelligent Approach can deliver the following key benefits to an airport operation:
Deploying Intelligent Approach into Heathrow Airport
Intelligent Approach has been in continuous operation at Heathrow since March 2015. Benefits already achieved include an average tactical capacity gain of 2 aircraft landings per hour in all wind conditions, an improvement of 1.5-2.5% in airport punctuality and an average saving of over 1,410 seconds per day in arrival separation on final approach.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets.
The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021.
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