New Radar Software Protects Against Taxiway Landings
Select U.S. airports have received installation of ASDE-X Taxiway Arrival Prediction, a software enhancement that alerts controllers to improper landings.
Aerial view of runways and taxiways at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was the first airport to implement the ASDE-X Taxiway Arrival Prediction in 2018. Since then, the system has prevented more than 50 attempted taxiway landings. (Photo: Timo Breidenstein (GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2), via Wikimedia Commons)