Airport Planning and Management (6th Revised edition)

Airport Planning and Management (6th Revised edition)

By: Alexander T. Wells (author), Seth Young (author)Paperback

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The definitive, up-to-date guide to airport planning and management Fully revised, updated, and reorganized to reflect the latest advances in the aviation industry, Airport Planning and Management, Sixth Edition offers comprehensive coverage of this challenging field. Airports, airport systems, operations management, and administration are discussed in detail. This authoritative volume addresses changes in technology, structure, and political environment, including enhanced security, environmental impact, and regulatory issues. The Sixth Edition of this landmark guide to the planning, development, and management of airports is ideal as a course text, self-study tool, and professional reference. Coverage includes: Introduction to airports and airport systems Airport and airport systems: organization and administration Historical and legislative perspectives The airfield Airspace and air traffic management Airport operations management under FAR Part 139 Airport terminals and ground access Airport security Airport financial management Economic, political, and social role of airports Airport planning Airport capacity and delay The future of airport management

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Seth B. Young, Ph.D., is an associate professor of aviation and interim director of the Center for Aviation Studies at The Ohio State University. He is the coauthor of Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition. Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D., is a consultant and adjunct professor in the College of Business at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He is the author of a number of leading aviation industry texts, including Commercial Aviation Safety, Second Edition and previous editions of Airport Planning and Management.


Part I: Airports and airport systems Chapter 1. Airports and airport systems: An introduction Chapter 2. Airports and airport systems: Organization and administration Chapter 3. Airports and airport systems: A historical and legislative perspective Part II: Airport operations management Chapter 4. The airfield Chapter 5. Airspace and air traffic management Chapter 6. Airport operations management under FAR Part 139 Chapter 7. Airport terminals and ground access Chapter 8. Airport security Part III: Airport administrative management Chapter 9. Airport financial management Chapter 10. The economic, political, and social role of airports Chapter 11. Airport planning Chapter 12. Airport capacity and delay Chapter 13. The future of airport management Code of Federal Regulations: 14 CFR-Aeronautics and Space, Parts 1 through 199: Federal Aviation Regulations Code of Federal Regulations: 49 CFR-Transportation. 1500 Series: Transportation Security Regulations Federal Aviation Administration 150 Series Advisory Circulars Phonetic alphabet Abbreviations Glossary Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780071750240
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9780071750240
  • weight: 979
  • ISBN10: 007175024X
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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