EUROCONTROL Guidelines for Short Term Conflict Alert (STCA) - Part I to III

18 January 2017
Edition 1.0

These Guidelines specify the minimum requirements and provide comprehensive guidance for the definition, implementation, optimisation and operation of Short Term Conflict Alert (STCA).

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

Together with similar Guidelines for Minimum Safe Altitude Warning (MSAW), Approach Path Monitor (APM) and Area Proximity Warning (APW), these documents provide Level 3 documentation for evolutionary improvement of ground-based safety nets.