ASOS Controller Equipment-Information Display System

air traffic control information display system

Specifically designed around the needs of the aviation community, ACE-IDS is an integrated COTS/NDI system that includes hardware and software components complying with U.S. government certification standards.

Featuring Systems Atlanta's powerful IDS5 software suite, ACE-IDS is the FAA's national program for integrated data display and distribution systems to equip large, consolidated TRACON facilities, their associated ATCTs, and various other remote sites. Its external interface capabilities ensure all controllers in every location have the most up-to-date information at their fingertips.

The FAA program includes 13 ACE-IDS hub systems that link 101 operational air traffic control (ATC) facilities in addition to four support facilities. These systems include 890 servers and workstations.

Hub Facilities

  • Atlanta Large TRACON
  • Northern California TRACON
  • Boston Consolidated TRACON
  • Oklahoma City TRACON
  • Dallas-Ft. Worth TRACON
  • Potomac Consolidated TRACON
  • Guam CERAP
  • Phoenix TRACON
  • Honolulu Control Facility
  • Seattle TRACON
  • Indianapolis TRACON
  • Spokane TRACON
  • St. Louis Gateway TRACON