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Operational Reliability of the Airport System: Monitoring and Forecasting
Year:2018
Research Areas
  • Mechanical aeronautics and naval engineering
Information
Abstract
the transport network, airport managers and policy makers need means to assess operational reliability and delve into its precursors. This paper develops a model to evaluate potential malfunctions of an airport, through the definition of proactive performance indicators. The model is based on the Multi-State Systems (MSS) reliability theory, as a natural extension of classical binary-state evaluation: airports present different performance levels and several failure modes with various effects on the entire system performance (degradation). The operational reliability assessment is achieved with random processes (Markov) methods. The analysis is focused on the airspace-airside integrated infrastructure, using a dynamic spatial boundary associated with the Extended Terminal Maneuvering Area (E-TMA) concept. The study evaluates the ?visit? of an aircraft to the E-TMA, which consists of three separate sections: (a) final approach; (b) turnaround process; and (c) initial climb segment. The reliability model represents a framework to test different ?what-if? scenarios and to reduce uncertainty by categorizing different behavior patterns. Therefore, it allows us to predict how probable is for the system to enter a degraded state. The methodology is validated through a case study at Madrid Airport (LEMD): a collection of nearly 34,000 aircraft turnarounds is used to statistically determine the system operational characteristics. The main contribution of this paper is to provide a mechanism to monitor and forecast the system?s state, as a way to proactively assess the operational reliability of airports.
International
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JCR
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Title
Transportation Research Procedia
ISBN
2352-1465
Impact factor JCR
Impact info
Volume
10.1016/j.trpro.2018.11.002
Journal number
33
From page
363
To page
370
Month
SIN MES
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Victor Fernando Gomez Comendador (UPM)
  • Autor: Rosa Maria Arnaldo Valdes (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Navegación Aérea
  • Departamento: Sistemas Aeroespaciales, Transporte Aéreo y Aeropuertos
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