11-1-1 Duty Responsibility
a. The Traffic Management System mission is to balance air traffic
demand with system capacity to ensure the maximum efficient utilization
of the National Airspace I System (NAS).
b. It is recognized that the ATCS is integral in the execution of the traffic management mission.
Complete details of traffic management initiatives and programs can be found in FAAO 7210.3.
11-1-2 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
a. Operations Manager (OM) shall:
1. Ensure that an operational briefing is conducted at least once during the day and evening shifts. Participants shall include, at a minimum, the AMIC, area supervisors, traffic management coordinator(s) (TMC), and other interested personnel as designated by facility management. Discussions at the meeting should include meteorological conditions (present and forecasted), staffing, equipment status, runways in use, airport acceptance rates (AAR) and traffic management (TM) initiatives (present and anticipated).
2. Assume responsibility for TMC duties when not staffed.
3. Ensure that TM initiatives are carried out by Operational Supervisors. (OS)
b. (SATCS) shall:
1. Keep the TMU and affected sectors apprised of situations or circumstances that may cause congestion or delays.
2. Coordinate with the TMU and ATCS's to develop appropriate TM initiatives for sectors and airports in their area of responsibility.
3. Continuously review TM initiatives affecting their area of responsibility and coordinate with TMU for extensions, revisions, or cancellations.
4. Ensure that TM initiatives are carried out by ATCS.
c. ATCS's shall:
1. Ensure that TM initiatives and programs are enforced within their area of responsibility. TM initiatives and programs do not have priority over maintaining:
(a) Separation of aircraft.
(b) Procedural integrity of the sector.
2. Keep the SATCS and TMU apprised of situations or circumstances that may cause congestion or delays.
3. Continuously review TM initiatives affecting their area of responsibility and coordinate with SATCS and TMU