Our client – a large airport with operating under High Intensity Runway Operations on a single runway – wished to investigate the feasibility of dual runway operations prior to making any formal planning or implementation decisions. Critical to the feasibility of dual runway operations was the safety case for dual runway operations.
Our client was a major Middle Eastern Airport undergoing significant development and modernisation. As part of their ATM roadmapping they wished to understand whether and how they would implement a series of novel technologies and systems.
Headwinds on final approach have long been a significant cause of arrival delay for our subject airport and its customers. Through research and development projects and collaborative programmes such as SESAR the Time Based Separation concept was developed as a means to recover the landing rate lost during these conditions.