Airport Planning & Management

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October 15, 2003


Electronic book text, 572 pages


0071436065 / 9780071436069

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Table of contents

AcknowledgementsPrefacePART I: AIRPORTS AND AIRPORT SYSTEMSChapter 1: Airports and Airport Systems: An IntroductionChapter 2: Airports and Airport Systems: Organization and AdministrationChapter 3: Airports and Airport Systems: A Historical and Legislative PerspectivePART II: THE COMPONENTS OF THE AIRPORTChapter 4: The AirfieldChapter 5: Airspace and Air Traffic ControlChapter 6: Airport Terminals and Ground AccessPART III: AIRPORT OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTChapter 7: Airport Operations Management Under FAR Part 139Chapter 8: Airport SecurityChapter 9: Airport Financial ManagementPART IV: AIRPORT PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONChapter 10: The Economic, Political, and Social Role of AirportsChapter 11: Airport PlanningChapter 12: Airport Capacity and DelayChapter 13: The Future of Airport ManagementPHONETIC ALPHABETABBREVIATIONSCODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS: 14 CFR-AERONAUTICS AND SPACE, PARTS 1 THROUGH 199CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS: 49 CFR-1500 SERIES: TRANSPORTATION SECURITY REGULATIONSFEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION 150 SERIES GLOSSARYINDEX

Author comments

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.

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"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.

* 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

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