NASA Administrator Visits North Texas Air Traffic Management Facilities, Discusses NextGen Development

NASA Administrator Visits North Texas Air Traffic Management Facilities, Discusses NextGen Development
September 17, 2014
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NASA and aviation partners of the agency's North Texas Research Station (NTX) facility will host a media availability with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden at 11:15 a.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 19, in Fort Worth, Texas.

September 17, 2014
Release M14-161
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Reporters are invited to speak with Bolden, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials, NASA engineers, American Airlines executives and representatives of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. These officials will discuss the NASA/FAA NTX facility, air traffic management technology tools currently being tested and NASA/FAA collaborations in airline and airport operations. The event will be held at the American Airlines (AA) Integrated Operations Center (IOC).

The AA IOC is located at 4601 Hwy 360 S, Fort Worth. It is a controlled access facility. For press credentials, reporters must RSVP to both Jonas Dino at Jonas.Dino@nasa.gov and Andrea Huguely at Andrea.Huguely@aa.com by 9 a.m. Sept. 19. Reporters must present press credentials at the guard gate to gain access. After entering the parking lot, attendees should continue to the right and park in front of the AA Flight Academy. The building faces Hwy 360.

The media event will highlight two NASA-developed technologies currently being evaluated at NTX:

For more information: http://www.nasa.gov/press/2014/september/nasa-administrator-visits-north...

Contact Information

American Airlines Integrated Operations Center
4601 Hwy 360 S
Fort Worth, TX 76155