EUROCONTROL Guidelines for Approach Path Monitor (APM) - Part I to III

18 January 2017

These Guidelines specify the minimum requirements and provide comprehensive guidance for the definition, implementation, optimisation and operation of Approach Path Montitor (APM).

  • Part I - describes the APM concept of operations and specific requirements on APM
  • Part II - contains overall guidance for the complete lifecycle of APM
  • Part III - specifies a generic example of an APM implementation and provides detailed guidance for optimisation and testing of APM

Together with similar Guidelines for Short Term Conflict Alert (STCA), Minimum Safe Altitude Warning (MSAW) and Area Proximity Warning (APW), these documents provide Level 3 documentation for evolutionary improvement of ground-based safety nets.