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Trajectory based Free Routing

Objective

The Free Routing concept enables Airspace Users (AU) to fly as close as possible to their preferred trajectory, without being constrained by fixed airspace structures or fixed route networks.
Free Routing (FR) implementation represents a step towards a less fragmented European airspace foreseen by Single European Sky (SES) and provides the AUs with the possibility to fly their user preferred routes in accordance with their business needs or mission requirements. FR will result in a seamless airspace enabling more efficient flight, a reduction in AU costs and will promote cheaper travel, increasing personal mobility and trade. In addition, implementing Free Routing Airspace (FRA) will reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that currently contribute to global warming, thereby creating a greener airspace.

FR was addressed within the SESAR 1 programme but additional R&D activities are required to support the implementation of FRA in high and very high complexity airspace (The EU Regulation No 716/2014 mandates FRA above FL 310 from 1 January 2022) and also to extend this implementation below FL310 thereby allowing other AUs to benefit (The European Air Traffic Management Master Plan version 2015 identifies the need for R&D work to support the management of performance-based Free Routing in lower airspace)

The partners in PJ06 will validate both the benefit to AUs and the impact on ATM of this extension of FRA into complex airspace and lower vertical limits through modelling and Real Time Simulations. The results will seek to provide evidence that FRA can be implemented, cost effectively, in all the SES airspace.

The PJ06 Consortium involves key stakeholders of ground industry, Air Navigation Services Providers, universities and EUROCONTROL and includes a wide range of expertise and competence, all committed to delivering high-quality results.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport/transport planning/air traffic management
  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/commerce
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/fossil energy/gas
  • /social sciences/economics and business
  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services

Call for proposal

H2020-SESAR-2015-2
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Funding Scheme

SESAR-RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

DIRECTION DES SERVICES DE LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE
Address
50 Rue Henry Farman
75720 Paris
France
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 1 007 881,40

Participants (16)

POLSKA AGENCJA ZEGLUGI POWIETRZNEJ
Poland
EU contribution
€ 823 383,75
Address
Ul. Wiezowa 8
02 147 Warszawa
Activity type
Research Organisations
NAVIAIR
Denmark
EU contribution
€ 133 476,01
Address
Naviair Alle 1
2770 Kastrup
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENAIRE
Spain
EU contribution
€ 733 669,30
Address
Avenida De Aragon S/n Bloque 330, Portal 2 Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes
28022 Madrid
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
ENAV SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 428 505
Address
Via Salaria 716
00138 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EUROCONTROL - EUROPEAN ORGANISATION FOR THE SAFETY OF AIR NAVIGATION
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Rue De La Fusée 96
1130 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
INDRA SISTEMAS SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 617 906,63
Address
Avenida De Bruselas 35
28108 Alcobendas Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LEONARDO - SOCIETA PER AZIONI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 436 150,75
Address
Piazza Monte Grappa 4
00195 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SKYGUIDE, SA SUISSE POUR LES SERVICES DE LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE CIVILS ET MILITAIRES
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 963 200
Address
Route De Pre Bois 15-17
1215 Geneva
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THALES LAS FRANCE SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 444 016,57
Address
Avenue Gay Lussac 2
78990 Elancourt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VALSTYBES IMONE ORO NAVIGACIJA
Lithuania
EU contribution
€ 234 018,75
Address
Balio Karvelio G. 25
02184 Vilniaus
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AUSTRO CONTROL OSTERREICHISCHE GESELLSCHAFT FUR ZIVILLUFTFAHRT MBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 66 500
Address
Wagramer Strasse 19
1220 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CROATIA CONTROL, CROATIAN AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES LTD
Croatia
EU contribution
€ 6 300
Address
Rudolfa Fizira 2
10410 Velika Gorica
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
LUFTFARTSVERKET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 70 000
Address
Hospitalsgatan 30
602 27 Norrkoping
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
LETOVE PREVADZKOVE SLUZBY SLOVENSKEJ REPUBLIKY, STATNY PODNIK
Slovakia
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Ivanska Cesta 93
823 07 Bratislava
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
RIZENI LETOVEHO PROVOZU CESKE REPUBLIKY STATNI PODNIK
Czechia
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Jenec Navigacni 787
252 61 Jenec
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UDARAS EITLIOCHTA NA HEIREANN THE IRISH AVIATION AUTHORITY
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
D'olier Street 11-12 The Times Building
D02 T449 Dublin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)