12s getting to Phoenix with NextGen flights

Fans on their way to the Big Game will be getting there faster and with greater fuel economy thanks to NextGen technologies being put into use by the Federal Aviation Administration.

Flights to the Super Bowl are more efficient thanks to NextGen Technology.

Flights to the Super Bowl are more efficient thanks to NextGen Technology.

The NextGen program is replacing obsolete ground-based technology with satellite-based technology, which will vastly change how aircraft fly, leading to more direct routes and increasing efficiency overall.

With funding from FAA, PSRC is currently preparing a NextGen Airspace Optimization Study, looking at ways to reduce congestion, enhance safety, and improve the efficiency of the region’s airspace.

PSRC’s NextGen Consultant – BridgeNet International – is working with FAA to prepare videos that show the application and benefits of NextGen.  Here’s their latest work, focused on helping fans and players get to the Super Bowl on February 1.

 

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