Air Traffic Flow Management

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Term Air Traffic Flow Management
Status


Mandatory for

EUROCONTROL SESAR

Contexts

SESAR

Categories
Synonyms


Related entries

Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management

Broader term


Narrower term


Abbreviation

ATFM

Definition

1) a function 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 air traffic service providers

2) A service established with the objective of contributing to a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic by ensuring that ATC capacity is utilized to the maximum extent possible, and that the traffic volume is compatible with the capacities declared by the appropriate ATS authority.

Definition Source

1) EUROCONTROL (2007), "Principles for establishing the cost-base for en route charges and the calculation of the unit rates", Oct. 2007, p.30

2) ICAO, Official definition, PANS-ATM Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Air Traffic Management [Doc 4444] 2001, 14th ed. (Amdt 3, 29/06/2004)

Note

term replaced by Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management

Lexicon Release

Lexicon Release 2015.2