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Increased Runway and Airport Throughput

Objective

EUROCONTROL’s 2013 Challenges of Growth Report “by 2035 more than 20 airports are operating at 80% or more of capacity for 6 or more hours per day … drives ATFCM airport delay up from around 1 minute/flight in 2012 to 5-6 minutes in 2035.”
Whereas social, economic and environmental constraints impede building new runways, secondary airports are hindered by technical, infrastructure and meteorological limitations from absorbing additional traffic.
EARTH unites key European aviation partners combining the right expertise and investment to address issues and drive deployment of operational and technical improvements to enhance infrastructure, increase traffic throughput whilst preserving safety and environment.
Aligned with the ATM-Masterplan, EARTH focuses on separation and procedures to improve runway and airport throughput considering wake-vortex, weather, environment and noise whilst taking account of different traffic demand, future aircraft capability and airport configurations.
Partners validate reduction of arrival/departure separations delivered through optimised runway delivery support tools and study new procedures designed to reduce environmental and noise impact whilst confirming increased runway throughput enabled by ground and on-board space-based augmented navigation systems including GBAS and SBAS.
Partners investigate independent rotorcraft operations, fixed-wing and helicopter non-interfering simultaneous approaches, on-board and low-cost ground technology improving access to secondary airports in low visibility, optimising single and multi-runway operations in mixed-mode and dependent runway configurations and enhanced terminal airspace operations through curved approaches.
EARTH supports the SESAR Deployment regulation and addresses European concerns on environmental sustainability, reduction of noise and fuel consumption and brings low cost improved access to regional airports making regions economically attractive with potential for new jobs.

Call for proposal

H2020-SESAR-2015-2
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Coordinator

EUROCONTROL - EUROPEAN ORGANISATION FOR THE SAFETY OF AIR NAVIGATION
Address
Rue De La Fusée 96
1130 Bruxelles
Belgium
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 0

Participants (34)

AIRBUS
France
EU contribution
€ 2 197 658,06
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2 Rond Point Emile Dewoitine
31700 Blagnac
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 266 499,63
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln
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Research Organisations
LEONARDO - SOCIETA PER AZIONI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 1 407 798,88
Address
Piazza Monte Grappa 4
00195 Roma
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
POLSKA AGENCJA ZEGLUGI POWIETRZNEJ
Poland
EU contribution
€ 670 974,92
Address
Ul. Wiezowa 8
02 147 Warszawa
Activity type
Research Organisations
LUFTFARTSVERKET
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 1 750 000
Address
Hospitalsgatan 30
602 27 Norrkoping
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Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
DASSAULT AVIATION
France
EU contribution
€ 73 150
Address
9 Rond Point Champs-elysees-marcel Dassault
75008 Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DIRECTION DES SERVICES DE LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE
France
EU contribution
€ 216 999,13
Address
50 Rue Henry Farman
75720 Paris
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Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
ENAIRE
Spain
EU contribution
€ 663 671,40
Address
Avenida De Aragon S/n Bloque 330, Portal 2 Parque Empresarial Las Mercedes
28022 Madrid
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ENAV SPA
Italy
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€ 1 042 237,35
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Via Salaria 716
00138 Roma
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HONEYWELL AEROSPACE
France
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€ 627 880,76
Address
4 Avenue Saint Granier
31300 Toulouse
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INDRA SISTEMAS SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 1 002 863,32
Address
Avenida De Bruselas 35
28108 Alcobendas Madrid
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STIFTELSEN SINTEF

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Norway
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€ 183 753,98
Address
Strindveien 4
7034 Trondheim
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Research Organisations
NATS (EN ROUTE) PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 1 309 000
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4000 Parkway Whiteley
PO15 7FL Fareham
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SWEDAVIA AB
Sweden
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€ 78 260
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Swedavia
190 45 Stockholm Arlanda
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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
€ 718 433,34
Address
Route De Pre Bois 15-17
1215 Geneva
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THALES LAS FRANCE SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 2 219 499,63
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Avenue Gay Lussac 2
78990 Elancourt
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THALES AVS FRANCE SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 275 939,13
Address
75-77 Avenue Marcel Dassault
33700 Merignac
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STICHTING KONINKLIJK NEDERLANDS LUCHT - EN RUIMTEVAARTCENTRUM
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 81 150,13
Address
Anthony Fokkerweg 2
1059 CM Amsterdam
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Research Organisations
AUSTRO CONTROL OSTERREICHISCHE GESELLSCHAFT FUR ZIVILLUFTFAHRT MBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 422 727,38
Address
Wagramer Strasse 19
1220 Wien
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HEATHROW AIRPORT LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 25 900
Address
Nelson Road The Compass Centre Hounslow
TW6 2GW London
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AVINOR AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 43 260
Address
Dronning Eufemias Gate 6
0191 Oslo
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FLUGHAFEN ZURICH AG
Switzerland
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€ 37 380
Address
Flughafen Kloten
8058 Zurich
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RIZENI LETOVEHO PROVOZU CESKE REPUBLIKY STATNI PODNIK
Czechia
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€ 0
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Jenec Navigacni 787
252 61 Jenec
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LETOVE PREVADZKOVE SLUZBY SLOVENSKEJ REPUBLIKY, STATNY PODNIK
Slovakia
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€ 0
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Ivanska Cesta 93
823 07 Bratislava
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VALSTYBES IMONE ORO NAVIGACIJA
Lithuania
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€ 0
Address
Balio Karvelio G. 25
LT-02184 Vilnius
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CROATIA CONTROL, CROATIAN AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES LTD
Croatia
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€ 0
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Rudolfa Fizira 2
10410 Velika Gorica
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UDARAS EITLIOCHTA NA HEIREANN THE IRISH AVIATION AUTHORITY
Ireland
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€ 0
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D'olier Street 11-12 The Times Building
D02 T449 Dublin
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NAVIAIR
Denmark
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€ 0
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Naviair Alle 1
2770 Kastrup
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AIRTEL ATN LIMITED
Ireland
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2 Harbour Square Crofton Road
A96D6R0 Dun Loaghaire Dublin
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SAAB AKTIEBOLAG
Sweden
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€ 0
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581 88 Linkoping
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AEROPORTS DE PARIS SA
France
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€ 0
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1 Rue De France
93290 Tremblay-en-france
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FLUGHAFEN MUNCHEN GMBH
Germany
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€ 0
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Nordallee 25
85356 Munchen
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SCHIPHOL NEDERLAND BV
Netherlands
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€ 0
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Evert Van De Beekstraat 202
1118 ZG Luchthaven Schiphol
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SINTEF AS
Norway
EU contribution
€ 277 745,52
Address
Strindvegen 4
7034 Trondheim
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Research Organisations