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Air Traffic Systems and Operations

For over 40 years, Volpe has developed aviation systems and procedures to improve the efficiency and safety of aviation. We develop and evaluate real-time communication, navigation, surveillance, and decision support systems to support aviation operations throughout the nation—and the world.

Our team specializes in planning, researching, testing, and evaluating the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). Our work helps the Federal Aviation Administration:

  • Improve safety
  • Alleviate air traffic congestion
  • Mitigate environmental impacts


Our work is organized into six divisions—each specializing in a different facet of air traffic systems and operations:


Greg JoynerFor more information on how to work with our team, please contact Greg Joyner, director of Air Traffic Systems and Operations.

Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2017
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