Airport Planning and Management

ISBN-10: 0071413014

ISBN-13: 9780071413015

Edition: 5th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Alexander T. Wells, Seth Young

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This work, used as a course book by aviation professionals and academics, features coverage of industry statistics, trends and legislation. This fourth edition addresses recent technological advances in airport operations, security and management.
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List price: $55.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 572
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Airports and airport systems
Airports and airport systems: An introduction
Airport management on an international level
The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems--The Nation's Airport System Plan
The rules that govern airport management
Organizations that influence airport regulatory policies
Concluding remarks
Airports and airport systems: Organization and administration
Airport ownership and operation
The airport organization chart
Airport management as a career
The airport manager and public relations
Concluding remarks
Airports and airport systems: A historical and legislative perspective
The formative period of aviation and airports: 1903-1938
Airport growth: World War II and the postwar period
Airport modernization: The early jet age
Airport legislation after airline deregulation
Airports in the twenty-first century: From peacetime prosperity to terror insecurity
Concluding remarks
The components of the airport
The airfield
The components of an airport
The airfield
Navigational aids (NAVAIDS) located on airfields
Air traffic control and surveillance facilities located on the airfield
Weather reporting facilities located on airfields
Security infrastructure on airfields
Concluding remarks
Airspace and air traffic control
Brief history of air traffic control
The present-day air traffic control management and operating infrastructure
The basics of air traffic control
Current and future enhancements to air traffic control
Concluding remarks
Airport terminals and ground access
The historical development of airport terminals
Components of the airport terminal
Airport ground access
Concluding remarks
Airport operations and financial management
Airport operations management under FAR Part 139
Pavement management
Aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF)
Snow and ice control
Safety inspection programs
Bird and wildlife hazard management
Concluding remarks
Airport security
History of airport security
The Transportation Security Administration
Security at commercial service airports
Security at general aviation airports
The future of airport security
Concluding remarks
Airport financial management
Airport financial accounting
Revenue strategies at commercial airports
Pricing of airport facilities and services
Variation in the sources of operating revenues
Rise in airport financial burdens
Airport funding
Grant programs
Airport financing
Private investment
Sale of the airport
Concluding remarks
Airport public administration and planning
The economic, political, and social role of airports
The economic role of airports
Political roles
Environmental impacts of airports
Concluding remarks
Airport planning
Airport system planning
The airport master plan
The airport layout plan
Facilities requirements
Design alternatives
Financial plans
Land use planning
Environmental planning
Concluding remarks
Airport capacity and delay
Defining capacity
Factors affecting capacity and delay
Estimating capacity
Illustrating capacity with a time-space diagram
FAA approximation charts
Simulation models
Defining delay
Estimating delay
Analytical estimates of delay: The queueing diagram
Other measures of delay
Approaches to reducing delay
Administrative and demand management
Concluding remarks
The future of airport management
Restructuring of commercial air carriers
New large aircraft
Small aircraft transportation systems
Concluding remarks
Phonetic alphabet
Code of Federal Regulations: 14 CFR-Aeronautics and Space, Parts 1 through 199
Code of Federal Regulations: 49 CFR-1500 Series: Transportation Security Regulations
Federal Aviation Administration 150 Series Advisory Circulars
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