Airport Operations (3rd Revised edition)

Airport Operations (3rd Revised edition)

By: Norman J. Ashford (author), John R. Beasley (author), Pierre Coutu (author)Hardback

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THE MOST COMPLETE, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO THE MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION OF AIRPORTS Fully revised for the latest FAA, ICAO, and IATA standards and regulations, Airport Operations, Third Edition, provides proven strategies and best practices for efficiently managing airport functions. This in-depth resource offers a broad perspective on the privatization of air transport worldwide. To reflect theevolution of regulatory guidance, two new chapters have been added to address safety management systems and airport operations control centers. New informationon the latest trends, including security, environmental impact control, and emerging technologies, is also included. Authoritative yet accessible, this practical reference is ideal for aviation educators, students, airport personnel, airport planners and designers, and aviation managers at all levels. Coverage includes: * The airport as an operational system * Airport peaks and airline scheduling * Airport noise control * Aircraft operating characteristics * Operational readiness * Ground handling * Baggage handling * Passenger terminal operations * Airport security * Cargo operations * Airport technical services * Airport aircraft emergencies * Airport access * Operational administration * Airport safety management systems * Airport operations control centers * The airport operations manual * Sustainable development and environmental capacity of airports

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About Author

Norman J Ashford was Professor of Transport Planning at the Loughborough University of Technology, England from 1972 to 1997. He is the holder of bachelor, master and doctorate-level degrees in civil engineering. Dr. Ashford worked as a civil engineer in Canada and taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Florida State University. He served as the Director of the Transportation Institute Division of Universities for the State of Florida. Dr. Ashford runs an aviation consulting company and has been active in the areas of airport planning, design, operations, and privatization on more than 100 airports in more than 40 countries.

Contents

Chapter 1. The airport as an operational system Chapter 2. Airport peaks and airline scheduling Chapter 3. Environmental impact control Chapter 4. Aircraft operating characteristics Chapter 5. Operational readiness Chapter 6. Ground handling Chapter 7. Baggage handling Chapter 8. Passenger terminal operations Chapter 9. Airport security Chapter 10. Cargo operations Chapter 11. Low Cost Carrier Operations Chapter 12. Operating National Airport Systems Chapter 13. Airport technical services Chapter 14. Emergencies Chapter 15. Airport access Chapter 16. Operational administration and performance Chapter 17. Airport safety management systems Chapter 18. Airport operations control centers Chapter 19. The operations manual

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780071775847
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 640
  • ID: 9780071775847
  • weight: 979
  • ISBN10: 0071775846
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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