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Major U.S airports to receive ASDE-X
2 November 2005

The FAA today announced that 15 U.S. airports will soon receive an advanced runway safety system. The new system, called Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X (ASDE-X), helps air traffic controllers spot potential collisions by integrating data from a variety of sources, including radars and airplane transponders, to create a continuously updated map of all airport-surface operations. (FAA)