Airport Planning & Management

Airport Planning & Management

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
"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"--Provided by publisher.

McGraw Hill Global

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


Book News
Wells, recently retired from the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Young, (airport and transportation management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) have revised and updated material to reflect post-9/11 changes in the industry in this fifth edition of a text and reference for students and professionals in aviation. Coverage encompasses fundamentals as well as current policy and practice in airport management, with material on new technologies and regulatory issues, and guidance on airport site selection, design, financing, and security. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2004
Edition: 5th ed
Description: xviii, 572 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780071413015
0071413014
Branch Call Number: 387.736 Wel 04
Additional Contributors: Young, Seth B.

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