The Federal Aviation Administration has completed implementation of a newÂ air trafficÂ surveillance system across 155 airports. FAA said MondayÂ that it activated theÂ Automatic Dependent Surveillance â Broadcast system at Ohio-basedÂ Akron-Canton Airport and Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport for the last batch of implementation.
TheÂ ADS-B system works to boost the accuracy of tracking aircraft duringÂ air traffic control operations. FAA concluded the system’s implementation on schedule beforeÂ Jan. 1 when aircraft are required to operate withÂ ADS-B.
Pilots using the system receive location, weather, flight restriction and air traffic information onÂ cockpit displays. The implementation coveredÂ airports,Â en route facilities and otherÂ air traffic control sites across the U.S.