An Air Traffic Flow Analysis System Using Historical Radar Data

  • Feng Shi
  • Peng Cheng
  • Rui Geng
  • Mo Yang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 126)


The statistics and analysis of historical air traffic flow are significant for Air Traffic Flow Management. In this paper, we propose a system design and implementation solution for analyzing air traffic flow based on historical 4-D radar tracking data. Using database and Object-Oriented programming technology, radar data is successively analyzed and extracted into flow data of smaller spatial dimension and time dimension with multiple granularities. Air traffic flow statistics are generated by automatic database procedures and can be inquired flexibly. Field test shows that hundreds of thousands of lines of raw data can be analyzed efficiently in an hour and user interface is friendly.


Traffic Flow Radar Data Traffic Analysis Flow Table Track Information 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AutomationTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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