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Demand-based Placement of LDACS Ground Stations to Achieve RNP 0.3 Accuracy for APNT

Kumar, Rachit and Battista, Giuseppe and Osechas, Okuary (2017) Demand-based Placement of LDACS Ground Stations to Achieve RNP 0.3 Accuracy for APNT. The Institute of Navigation.

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Abstract

Regions with dense air traffic has lower separation between aircrafts to maintain the throughput. Terminal area generally requires high throughput and some of the airports need to maintain 3 nmi separation between two aircrafts. To provide 3 nmi separation RNP 0.3 is required. In this paper we propose two possible ways to fulfill RNP 0.3 NSE requirement using LDACS as an alternate system. The first way is to use LDACS in standalone configuration and the other way is to use a hybrid configuration, where position solution is obtained using LDACS combined with DME. The results show that both the proposed methods, standalone and hybrid configuration fulfill RNP 0.3 NSE requirement. Where standalone configuration is more accurate than hybrid, due to the low ranging error of LDACS system. For our analysis the surveillance data for terminal area of Munich and Frankfurt airports were used. In standalone configuration 5 LDACS stations for Frankfurt and 6 LDACS stations for Munich are sufficient to fulfill RNP 0.3 NSE requirement. In hybrid mode both Frankfurt and Munich only need 3 LDACS stations.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/111153/
Document Type:Proceedings
Title:Demand-based Placement of LDACS Ground Stations to Achieve RNP 0.3 Accuracy for APNT
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Kumar, RachitRachit.Kumar (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4012-2654
Battista, GiuseppeGiuseppe.Battista (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Osechas, OkuaryOkuary.Osechas (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8043-3783
Date:30 January 2017
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 1227-1241
Publisher:The Institute of Navigation
Status:Published
Keywords:Navigation, APNT, PBN, LDACS, DME
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Communication and Navigation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R KN - Kommunikation und Navigation
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Project Navigation 4.0
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation
Deposited By: Kumar, Rachit
Deposited On:07 Jul 2017 10:49
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:08

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