ASPM DiversionsX Manual

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Overview

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The ASPM Diversions (Enhanced) module of ASPM provides data on flights that are diverted from their originally planned destination due to weather, equipment issues, or other factors. Diverted flights can return to their origin airport or another airport. Many but not all diverted flights are followed by a recovery flight to the original destination, and those recovery flights are also reported. This module uses several algorithms and data sources to ensure complete reporting of diversions even when one or more data sources are incomplete or not available. The primary underlying data sources are TFMS flight plans, CountOps arrivals and departures, and OAG Out Off On In (OOOI) data containing a flight status of diverted or recovery. Access to this module is restricted.

The primary source of diversions in this interface is the OAG OOOOI data for scheduled flights. It is supplemented by an algorithm that uses TFMS flight plans with an in air change in destination, validated by CountOps arrival and departure records. The interface also reports diversions reported by Mitre based on TFMS flight plans supplemented by CountOps.

ASPM Diversions (Enhanced) data can be viewed on the FAA Operations & Performance Data Web site.

For more information about the ASPM system, see Aviation System Performance Metrics (ASPM).

My Reports

My Reports displays a list of reports you saved after running your query. You may save a report after you enter your search criteria and select the 'Run' button. Then you may name your report and save it for future use. Reports can be created in all ASPM Enhanced Diversions system views. Selecting the information button will display a window listing the selection criteria used for the report. Selecting the deletion button will delete the report.

Saved Reports

This section lists reports that you have saved after clicking the 'Run' button. By clicking on the report name, you will be able to modify or update the saved report with new criteria. Just click on any of the desired tabs to change output, dates, airports, carriers, grouping, and filter options. For more information about saving reports, see the Run section.

Output

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The Output section allows you to choose how to display the file format for your report. Formats available are HTML, MS Excel, and MS Word.

Display

In ASPM Diversions (Enhanced), you may display the data according to the following options:

TAER and SAER

Format

In ASPM Diversions (Enhanced), you may choose between several options for the output of the data:

  • HTML: The requested data are presented in a Web browser format.
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word

Dates

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All reports in ASPM Diversions (Enhanced) allow the user to restrict the search to specific time ranges.

The following options are available:

  • Days
  • Months
  • Years (calendar and fiscal)
  • Range
  • Period

Please verify that your selection is for a time period in which data are available. Selected options will appear on the right.

Airports

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In all ASPM Diversions (Enhanced) reports, you may select specific departure and arrival airports.

When the default 'Quick Entry Mode' checkbox is selected, you can select airports by entering the airport code (or several codes separated by a space) to search for matching airports. By deselecting the 'Quick Entry Mode' option, you will be able to enter airport ID, name, or partial name of the airport to search for a list of matches. The autocomplete feature will suggest possible names of airports in a drop-down menu. You may also select pre-defined groups such as ASPM 77, OPSNET 45, or Core to enter a set of airports. To include all airports, do not select any.

Carriers

In ASPM Diversions (Enhanced), you may select specific airline carriers for your report.

When the default 'Quick Entry Mode' checkbox is selected, you can enter full name or full code of the carrier to search for matches. By deselecting the 'Quick Entry Mode' option, you will be able to enter full or partial name or code of carrier to search for a list of matches. The autocomplete feature will suggest possible names of carriers in a drop-down menu. To include all carriers, do not select any.

Grouping

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In the Diversions (Enhanced): Diversions Summary Report and Diversions (Enhanced): Counts by Data Source Report reports of ASPM Diversions (Enhanced), you may group the data in the desired format. At least one selection has to be made.

Available grouping fields vary according to the report.

Select the 'Plus' button to choose the groupings for the report. Selected options will appear on the right. Selected options can be removed by selecting the 'Minus' button.

Filters

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In ASPM Diversions (Enhanced), you may select supplemental filters for your reports. Filters vary according to the report.

For more information about these topics, please see the definitions of variables for ASPM Diversions (Enhanced).

Run

Selecting the 'Run' option will run the query and create a report. In the ASPM Diversions (Enhanced) module, you may save the search criteria you used to create the report by entering a name for the report and clicking the 'Save' button. From then on, the report name will appear in the 'My Reports' section.

Definitions of Variables

For more information about these topics, please see the specific definitions for ASPM Diversions (Enhanced): Definitions of Variables.