ground delay

ground delay

The quantum of delay attributed to ATC (air traffic control) prior to departure of aircraft. It is usually associated with a controlled departure time program.
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These parameters can also be controlled through constructed heuristics in case ground delay is applied.
government on Wednesday imposed its first fine on an international carrier for keeping passengers aboard a plane during an extended ground delay, slapping a $150,000 penalty on Pakistan International Airlines.
To prevent a backlog of flights from clogging tarmacs, airports institute the Ground Delay Program (GDP).
of Transportation's ground delay rule because of runway construction at New York JFK.
If planes are backed up during a storm, the FAA sends a ground delay alert, says Rebecca Trexler, a representative for the agency.
A similar filter also should be used to smooth the measured transmission response data prior to the ground delay calculation.
A ground delay only inconveniences passengers, but in-flight delays can be deadly.
A CDR offers a standardized departure when the only alternatives are to accept a ground delay or refile a new route to avoid the adversely affected airspace.
It includes modules for field condition reporting/eNOTAM integration, live dashboards of key operations metrics, flight and airspace visualization, and "long onboard" ground delay management (Tarmac Delay Monitor*).
INFORM will also deliver the GroundStar HubControl application that is designed for a pro-active and optimized management of the complete aircraft turnaround process in order to improve on-time performance and reduce tactical ground delay costs.
Via CDM conference calls, the ATCSCC can propose a new solution--a Ground Delay Program (GDP)--and include it in their operational plan.