Aircraft scheduling considering discrete airborne delay and holding pattern in the near terminal area

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In this paper, a constructive heuristic using the artificial bee colony algorithm is proposed to resolve the aircraft landing problem considering speed control for airborne delay and holding pattern in the near terminal area. Safety is a top priority in civil aviation management, and air traffic control has to consider handling air traffic promptly. The degree of conservatism in dealing with airborne and terminal traffic should be increased to maintain a high level of resilience for the runways system, enhance the robustness of landing schedule, and reduce the workload of air traffic controllers. The computational results show that the proposed algorithm can resolve the problem in a reasonable amount of time for practical usage.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntelligent Computing Theories and Application - 13th International Conference, ICIC 2017, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9783319633084
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
Event13th International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC 2017 - Liverpool, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Aug 201710 Aug 2017

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume10361 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference13th International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • Aircraft landing problem
  • Artificial bee colony algorithm
  • Discrete airborne delays
  • Holding pattern
  • Swarm intelligence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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