Air Traffic Control:
Importance of Air Traffic Control
Air Traffic Control is a system by which routes for flying aircraft are defined, flight rules are framed, and facilities for navigational control are provided. A brief understanding of these is essential for a civil engineer who plans, constructs and maintains civil works in an airport.
Flying Routes and Separation Rules
Aircraft flying from one point to another has to follow designated routes in air space. The aircraft have to follow rules governing vertical and horizontal separation rules.