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Krzysztof Cur
Paweł Gołda
Mariusz Izdebski
Justyna Tomaszewska


The paper presents the problem of managing traffic safety on the airport apron. The article aims to develop a method to minimize the risk of hazardous events in ground airport operations carried out by aircraft during take-off or landing. The development of the method required defining a decision-making model for accident risk management in airport ground operations. The model designated in this work is a decision model consisting of the following stages, i.e. development of input data, decision variables, constraints and criterion functions. Collision-free aircraft traffic control is essential in managing traffic safety on the airport apron. A new approach to managing traffic safety on the airport apron presented in this work is to minimize dangerous situations between aircraft, and ground support vehicles. An ant algorithm was developed to determine collision-free flight routes for aircraft on the airport apron. The method based on the ant algorithm was verified on data from the Chopin airport in Warsaw. The verification confirmed its high effectiveness. The movement of ground service vehicles was modeled using the GlobSim traffic simulator.


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Cur, K., Gołda, P., Izdebski, M., & Tomaszewska, J. (2023). MINIMIZING THE RISK OF ACCIDENTS IN-GROUND AIRPORT OPERATIONS CARRIED OUT BY AIRCRAFT. Aviation and Security Issues, 4(2).


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