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Airport surface traffic control (Dcmtbxc)

Definition
The detection of all principal features on the surface of an airport, including aircraft and vehicular traffic, and the presentation of the entire image on a radar indicator console in the control tower. Used to augment visual observation by tower personnel of aircraft and/or vehicular movements on runways and taxiways. (Source: www.bts.gov/dictionary//dictionary/)
Use For
Ground control
Broader Term
Terminal air traffic control (Dcmtbx)
Related Terms (Associative)
Runway incursions (Hbbar)