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The Hands-On Expertise Required to Design, Engineer, and Renovate Airports and Terminals ..Fully updated to reflect the broad changes that have occurred in the aviation industry, the new edition of this classic text offers definitive guidance on every aspect of airport planning and design. Find unmatched coverage of the geometric design of landing areas, air traffic control systems, airport security, demand forecasting, airport financing, environmental assessment, terminal and ground access system planning, heliport and vertiport design, and much more...Filled with example problems, detailed illustrations, up-to-date references, data tables, charts, and the latest thinking on key subjects, Planning and Design of Airports offers complete coverage of all the significant changes that have recently taken place in air traffic control, airport security, and aircraft navigation systems, particularly those utilizing the global positioning system. .. The new Fifth Edition features: . New procedures and equipment for airport security. Innovative ideas and methods for rehabilitating facilities. New guidelines for airport master planning and terminal design. The latest satellite navigation systems utilizing the global positioning system (GPS). Geographic information systems (GIS) in airport planning and environmental studies. Updated information on transportation facility design. A wealth of international standards, organizations, examples, and practices ..Widely recognized as the field's standard text, this time-tested, expertly written reference is the best and most trusted source of information on current practice, techniques, and innovations in airport planning and design. ...The Fifth Edition ofPlanning and Design of Airportscovers:.� Aircraft Characteristics � Air Traffic Control � Airport Planning � Forecasting in Aviation and Airport Planning � Airport Layout � Geometric Design of the Airfield � Airport Airside Capacity and Delay � General Aviation Airports � Heliports � Airport Security � Airport Pavements � Airport Lighting, Marking, and Signing � Drainage � Environmental Assessment..
was an internationally known consultant on airport design.
Francis McKelvey is Professor Emeritus in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University.
William Sproule is Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Tech University.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Aircraft Characteristics
Chapter 2: Air Traffic Control
Chapter 3: Airport Planning
Chapter 4: Forecasting in Aviation and Airport Planning
Chapter 5: Airport Layout
Chapter 6: Geometric Design of the Airfield
Chapter 7: Airport Airside Capacity and Delay
Chapter 8: General Aviation Airports
Chapter 9: Heliports
Chapter 10: Airport Security
Chapter 11: Airport Pavements
Chapter 12: Airport Lighting, Marking and Signing
Chapter 13: Drainage
Chapter 14: Environmental Assessment