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Airport Planning and Management 6/e / Edition 6

Airport Planning and Management 6/e / Edition 6

by Alexander T. Wells, Seth Young
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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071750240
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/15/2011
Edition description: Net
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 687,125
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

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

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