Remote Tower Centre - Configuration and Planning of the Remote Tower Modules
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Today, many small aerodromes have a hard time surviving economically, and amongst the largest cost is air traffic control. Airlines are cutting costs where they can, and many times this affects the aerodromes as well, e.g. when airlines decide to park remotely instead of at the gate. The project called Remotely Operated Towers, initiated by SESAR and run by Saab and LFV, is aiming to address this problem. The project revolves around remotely providing ATS to aerodromes where it is deemed suitable. A big challenge in this project is how to assign aerodromes to remote tower modules in the remote control centre. There are many ways to do this, but there is only a few ways to do it to achieve the least amount of modules. This thesis aims to find an optimal solution to the challenge mentioned above. The thesis resulted in a model where the user can provide the input of choice, i.e. aerodromes with associated ATS operating hours and movements, for a specific period – and receive the assignment schedule for the modules, saying exactly which aerodrome are to be controlled by which module at what time.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 59 p.
Remote Tower, Remote Tower Centre, Remote Tower Module, rTWR, RTC, RTM, air traffic control, ATC, Saab, LFV, optimization, AMPL, assignment, aerodrome, scheduling, FTL
Other Engineering and Technologies not elsewhere specified
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-104024ISRN: LiU-ITN-TEK-G--013/077--SOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-104024DiVA: diva2:694401
Subject / course
Andersson Granberg, Tobias