Airport Operations

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9780070030770: Airport Operations

By far the most comprehensive book on the subject, the completely new Second Edition of Airport Operations updates the many developments in this fast-changing industry. The book provides a broad perspective on the effects of deregulation, privatization, and commercialization. Thoroughly illustrated, it examines the most current practices in airport security and terminal access, cargo relations, noise control, scheduling issues, and more. It is equally valuable to aviation educators and students as well as to airport personnel.

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If It's Associated With an Airport, It's Covered In. . .AIRPORT OPERATIONS Need to know anything--or everything--about what it takes to make an airport function smoothly? This is the book that you should turn to first. The first edition--written a decade ago--was hailed for its clear and complete treatment of a very complex subject. Now, building on these strengths, the completely new Second Edition of Airport Operations updates the many developments in this fast-changing industry. The book provides a broad perspective on the effects of deregulation, privatization, commercialization, and other trends that have had a major impact on the airports of today. . .and tomorrow. Thoroughly illustrated, it examines the most current practices in: Airport security and terminal access; Cargo operations and baggage handling; Technical services; Operational and emergency readiness; Passenger/airline relations; Noise control; Scheduling issues and the effects of "hubbing"; Ground movement of aircraft. The book is written in an authoritative yet accessible style that makes it equally valuable to aviation educators and students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as to airport personnel, airport planners and designers, and aviation managers at all levels.

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