To obtain the 65 million passengers in 2022, the number of hourly operations on the runway must be minimum 52. It is the objective of Integra to ensure that the airport can operate with 52 hourly operations over a longer period, and during a limited time operate above the 52 operations. The 52 hourly operations are an absolute minimum as it will be an objective to reach a higher number.
The objective of the project was to assess if and how Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) could increase runway capacity to 52 hourly movements.
The scope of Integra Consult’s work covered approach and arrivals, runway operations and taxiway operation as a combined operational capacity assessment. Under this scope, Integra Consult was responsible for assessing and defining improvements to the ATS provision in order to support the level of operations required for the airport expansion plans. This involved assessment of the capacity related mainly to the approach and departure at the airport, but also general capacity for feeding traffic to/from approach/departure sectors and potential redesign of airspace (extending TMA, etc.).
The main work area was: