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Airport Planning & Management / Edition 5
     

Airport Planning & Management / Edition 5

by Alexander T. Wells, Seth Young, Seth B. Young
 

ISBN-10: 0071413014

ISBN-13: 9780071413015

Pub. Date: 10/29/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

"Excellent and comprehensive." —Bookends

"A must-read for students and anyone wanting to learn more about the how and why of airports." —Airliners

Extensively revised and updated to reflect post-9/11 changes in the industry, this new edition of the benchmark text and reference in airport planning and management brings aviation students

Overview

"Excellent and comprehensive." —Bookends

"A must-read for students and anyone wanting to learn more about the how and why of airports." —Airliners

Extensively revised and updated to reflect post-9/11 changes in the industry, this new edition of the benchmark text and reference in airport planning and management brings aviation students and professionals comprehensive, timely, and authoritative coverage of a challenging field.

Airport Planning & Management, by Alexander Wells, Ed.D. and Seth B. Young, Ph.D., is an essential resource for understanding fundamentals, as well as current developments in policy and practice in airport management. Covering planning and managing techniques, new technologies, statistics, trends, and regulatory issues, this is a complete and comprehensive course in airports.

Offering expert guidance on airport site selection, design, access, financing, law and regulation, security, capacity, technological advances, and other issues essential to the development and management of airports, Airport Planning & Management brings you a true insider's view of airport decision-making.

NEW OR EXPANDED IN THE FIFTH EDITION:

* Security Issues

* Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Mandates

* Post-9/11 Developments

* Aviation Improvement and Reform Act

* Breakout of FAA Regulations, Advisories, Forms, and More

* Airspace and Air Traffic Control Coverage

* Financial Planning and Demand Forecasting

* Improvements in Planning

* Environmental, Noise, and Liability Issues

* Technological Improvements, Landside and Airside

* Future Trends and Challenges

* Information Resources

* Review questions for text use or self study

Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D., recently retired Professor at the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, is a consultant to airport management with over 25 years of experience. He is the author of such leading texts as Commercial Aviation Safety, Second Edition, also from McGraw-Hill.

Seth B. Young is an Associate Professor of Airport and Transportation Management in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dr. Young has extensive experience in airport management consulting, is a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives, and holds a current FAA instrument-rated private pilot’s certificate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071413015
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/29/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
572
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Prefacexiii
Part IAirports and airport systems1
1Airports and airport systems: An introduction3
Introduction4
Airport management on an international level10
The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems--The Nation's Airport System Plan11
The rules that govern airport management19
Organizations that influence airport regulatory policies22
Concluding remarks25
2Airports and airport systems: Organization and administration29
Introduction30
Airport ownership and operation30
The airport organization chart34
Airport management as a career43
The airport manager and public relations46
Concluding remarks50
3Airports and airport systems: A historical and legislative perspective53
Introduction54
The formative period of aviation and airports: 1903-193855
Airport growth: World War II and the postwar period60
Airport modernization: The early jet age63
Airport legislation after airline deregulation73
Airports in the twenty-first century: From peacetime prosperity to terror insecurity83
Concluding remarks92
Part IIThe components of the airport97
4The airfield99
The components of an airport100
The airfield102
Navigational aids (NAVAIDS) located on airfields136
Air traffic control and surveillance facilities located on the airfield143
Weather reporting facilities located on airfields145
Security infrastructure on airfields148
Concluding remarks148
5Airspace and air traffic control153
Introduction154
Brief history of air traffic control154
The present-day air traffic control management and operating infrastructure158
The basics of air traffic control160
Current and future enhancements to air traffic control167
Concluding remarks189
6Airport terminals and ground access193
Introduction194
The historical development of airport terminals195
Components of the airport terminal209
Airport ground access228
Concluding remarks243
Part IIIAirport operations and financial management249
7Airport operations management under FAR Part 139251
Introduction252
Pavement management253
Aircraft rescue and fire fighting (ARFF)259
Snow and ice control264
Safety inspection programs270
Bird and wildlife hazard management273
Concluding remarks275
8Airport security279
Introduction280
History of airport security280
The Transportation Security Administration285
Security at commercial service airports288
Security at general aviation airports299
The future of airport security303
Concluding remarks304
9Airport financial management309
Introduction311
Airport financial accounting311
Revenue strategies at commercial airports318
Pricing of airport facilities and services322
Variation in the sources of operating revenues326
Rise in airport financial burdens327
Airport funding328
Grant programs328
Airport financing334
Private investment340
Sale of the airport342
Concluding remarks342
Part IVAirport public administration and planning345
10The economic, political, and social role of airports347
Introduction348
The economic role of airports348
Political roles350
Environmental impacts of airports354
Concluding remarks361
11Airport planning365
Introduction367
Airport system planning368
The airport master plan373
The airport layout plan378
Forecasting380
Facilities requirements387
Design alternatives389
Financial plans400
Land use planning404
Environmental planning406
Concluding remarks408
12Airport capacity and delay413
Introduction414
Defining capacity415
Factors affecting capacity and delay417
Estimating capacity421
Illustrating capacity with a time-space diagram423
FAA approximation charts426
Simulation models428
Defining delay430
Estimating delay432
Analytical estimates of delay: The queueing diagram433
Other measures of delay435
Approaches to reducing delay436
Administrative and demand management438
Concluding remarks450
13The future of airport management461
Introduction461
Restructuring of commercial air carriers462
New large aircraft462
Small aircraft transportation systems464
Concluding remarks467
Phonetic alphabet469
Abbreviations471
Code of Federal Regulations: 14 CFR-Aeronautics and Space, Parts 1 through 199477
Code of Federal Regulations: 49 CFR-1500 Series: Transportation Security Regulations481
Federal Aviation Administration 150 Series Advisory Circulars483
Glossary501
Index549

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