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Agency:    Department of Transportation
Bureau:    Federal Aviation Administration
Account:    Facilities and equipment (Airport and airway trust fund) (69-8107)
Certifying Official:    Budget Director
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOT.GOV   202-366-4570

1 recipient will receive $9,920,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Global Communications, Navigation and Surveillance System
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Boeing Company $9,920 FAA Facilities and Equipment For-Profit
Phantom Works
PO Box 3707 MS 45 82
Seattle, WA
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: 108-342 & 108-792
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Senate Appropriations Committee Report 108-342: "Global Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance System [GCNSS].'The Committee provides $20,000,000 for the continuation of the FAA's effort to develop network-centric NAS operations through System Wide Information Management. The Committee directs the FAA to utilize this funding to further define and analyze initial network-centric air traffic management operations and to demonstrate these concepts at one or more FAA sites. Specifically, the demonstration may include the following: flight deviation detection and assessment for security alerting and safety and capacity enhancement; rationalization and integration of NAS surveillance assets for reducing operational and maintenance costs while the existing levels of safety and security are fully maintained; dynamic traffic rerouting and flow re-planning for minimizing NAS disruptions caused by convective weather; and, trajectory-based approach and departure operations for increased terminalarea and airport capacity and reduced flight delays." & Appropriations Committee Conference Report 108-792: "'GCNSS $10,000,000..."

Citation Comment: Conference report amounts were reduced by an across-the-board rescission.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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