Flashcards in Air Traffic Flow Management Deck (10)
What is Flow Management
A service established with the objective of contributing to a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic by ensuring that ATC Capacity is utilised to the maximum extent possible and that the traffic volume is compatible with the capacities declared by the appropriate ATS authority
What are the phases and timings for Flow Management
Strategic Flow Management
18 months to 7 days prior to flight
Pre-Tactical Flow Management
6 days prior to flight
Tactical Flow Management
On the day
What is a CTOT
Calculated Take-Off Time
How is a CTOT calculated
Using the elapsed flight time between the aerodrome of departure and the point(s) at which the flow regulation is in effect
What is a CTOT sometimes referred to as?
Approved Departure Time (ADT)
How long before EOBT is a CTOT sent to the Aircraft Operator and ATC?
2 hours prior to EOBT
What are the Timings for the Slot Window?
5 minutes before CTOT to 10 minutes after CTOT
Who is responsible for ensuring that an aircraft departs within the Slot Window?
ATC at the departure aerodrome
What is a SAM?
Slot Allocation Message