While the ground network for the U.S. automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system is close to completion, the FAA still faces years of work to integrate ADS-B data into air traffic control operations. The agency estimates that while ADS-B is already being used operationally at one-third of its terminal approach control facilities, half of its en-route centers and two-thirds of eligible towers, it could be another five years before the system is being used at all facilities. ...


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