Airport Planning & Management, Seventh Edition (7th ed.)

by Seth Young, Alexander T. Wells

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  • 9781260143331
The definitive guide to airport planning and management―fully updated with the latest advances in the industry.

This thoroughly revised guide covers all aspects of airport infrastructure―from the airfield and runway to airspace, air traffic control, and terminal and security systems.

Airport Planning & Management, Seventh Edition clearly explains the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS), historical and current legislation and regulations, FAR Part 139, and more. You’ll explore cutting-edge concepts such as automation, smart baggage handling, enhanced security, and analytics. Updated questions for review and discussion will bring new insights to your knowledge of how airports are planned and managed.

Coverage includes:
An 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

  • McGraw-Hill Education; February 2019
  • ISBN: 9781260143331
  • Edition: 7
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  • Title: Airport Planning & Management, Seventh Edition
  • Author: Seth Young; Alexander T. Wells
  • Imprint: McGraw-Hill Education
Subject categories
  • 9781260143324
  • 9781260143331

About The Author

Seth Young, Ph.D., A.A.E, CFI, is the McConnell Chair of Aviation for the Center for Aviation Studies at The Ohio State University.

Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D., is a consultant and retired adjunct professor at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He has authored numerous books for the aviation industry.