Our programmes and projects aim to build a pan-European single sky that delivers the highest air traffic management performance.

Ongoing programmes & projects

8.33 kHz 8.33 kHz Expansion Programme
A-CDM Airport Collaborative Decision-Making
ACID Aircraft Identification Programme
ADS-B Automatic Dependence Surveillance Broadcast
ALUG AudioLan User Group
AIRAC Aeronautical Information Regulation And Control
AMAN Arrival Manager
AMHS ATS Message Handling System
Airport interface Airport interface with network operations
APR Airport Operations Programme
A-SMGCS Advanced-Surface Movement Guidance and Control System
ASTP ADS Studies and Trials
AVT ADS Studies and trials
BADA Base of Aircraft Data
CARE-INO Co-operative Actions of R&D in EUROCONTROL
CASCADE Co-operative Air Traffic Services through Surveillance and Communications Applications Deployed in ECAC
CCAMS Centralised SSR Code Assignment and Management System
CDO Continous Descent Operations
CHAIN Controlled and Harmonised Aeronautical Information Network
COCA Complexity and Capacity Analysis
CoSpace Airborne Separation Assistance/Assurance System activities
CPDLC Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications
CSS Call-sign similarities
CUMA Civil Use of Military Aerodromes
D-AIM Digital Aeronautical Information Management
EATM-CERT European Air Traffic Management Computer Emergency Response Team
ECHOES  EUROCONTROL - Consolidation of Human-Machine Interface for Operations, Evaluations and Simulations
E-OCVM European Operational Concept Validation Methodology
ESCAPE  EUROCONTROL Simulation Capability And Platform for Experimentation
ESP Plus European Safety Programme for ATM
Flight Object Concept of sharing consistent flight data
FUA Flexible Use of Airspace
GAES Global Aviation Emissions Studies
GENSPACE Generic Airspace and Environment for Common Use
ITWP Integrated Tower Working Position
LARA Local And sub-Regional Airspace Management support system
NEVAC Network Estimation Visualisation ACC Capacity
NOP programme Network Operations Plan Programme
OPTIMAL Optimised Procedures and Techniques for Improvement of Approach and Landing
Point Merge Improving and harmonising arrival operations with existing technology
PRISMIL Pan-European Repository of Information Supporting Military Key Performance Indicators
Runway Safety Runway Safety
RVSM Reduced Vertical Separation Minima
SDB Single European Sky digital backbone
STAPES  System for Airport Noise Exposure Studies
Strategic & socio-economic studies Air Transport socio-economic studies
SWIM System-Wide Information Management supported by Innovative Technologies
TESA Toolset for Environmental Sustainability Assessment
Time-based separations A new concept of operation for the arrival phase of flights
TOD Terrain and Obstacle Data
WAKESEP Wake Vortex Separation Reductions
WAM  Wide Area Multilateration
Windturbines Windturbines


Completed programmes & projects

The below table covers some of our completed programmes and projects. If you cannot find the programme or project you are looking for in the list, please contact our Info Centre.

ACAP Airport Capacity and Performance
ACAS/TCAS Airborne Collision Avoidance System
ALAQS Airport Local Air Quality Studies
CATS Contract-based Air Transportation System
CREDOS Crosswind - Reduced Separations for Departure Operations
Link2000+ Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC).
DMEAN Dynamic Management of the European Airspace Network
EPISODE 3 Validation of the Air Traffic Management operational concept
ERIS eDEP Early Demonstration and Evaluation Platform for Rapid Prototyping
FARADS Feasibility of ACAS RA Downlink Study
FASTI First Air Traffic Control (ATC) Support Tools Implementation Programme
ICAO 2012 2012 ICAO FPL Modification
GTG Gate-to-Gate 2005-2010
MODE S MODE S Elementary and Enhanced Surveillance Programme
PHARE Programme for Harmonised ATM Research in EUROCONTROL