In a bid to enhance safety, efficiency and capability at the Goa airport, the AAI has decided to augment Navy air traffic control (ATC) facility here by sharing real time data of flights from Mumbai airport ATC, an official release said today.
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The real-time processed data of multiple ATC radar feeds from Mumbai ATC automation system will be transported to Navy ATC through dedicated high speed data link and it will be displayed to Navy ATC officers at Goa, the release said.
This air traffic situational data display in Navy ATC tower will provide a complete details of inbound, outbound flights operating to Goa as well as en-route flights under control of Indian Navy ATC, it added.
"That is why we are giving them the radar data of civilian flights from Mumbai," he added.
In addition to sharing ATC data of Mumbai, the AAI will also install next generation surveillance system 'ADS-B' at the Goa airport which will act as a backup for radar, he said.
Goa airport currently has the capacity of handling six million tourists annually, while the AAI is in the process to increase the capacity of this facility.
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