* The new standard on airport systems planning,design, and management
* Provides solutions to the most pressing airport concerns: expansion, traffic, environment, additions, etc.
* Full coverage of computer-based tools and methodology
* Additional reports and updates available via authors' website
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A DEFINITIVE RESOURCE ON THE PLANNING, DESIGN, AND MANAGEMENT OF AIRPORTS
The de Neufville/Odoni airports text is the most comprehensive of its kind. The book will serve as a valuable companion to students of aviation and airport management, thanks to an effective mix of conceptual discussion, real-world examples, and graphic illustrations. Students will appreciate the book as a one-stop shop for airport issues, introducing readers to a wide variety of commercial and policy topics facing airport operators, tenants, and communities. -- Carol Hallett, President and CEO, Air Transport Association
[Airport Systems] will become the definitive text on airport design for the first part of the 21st century. -- Prof. Robert Caves, University of Loughborough, England
I consider Dr. Odoni and Dr. de Neufville to be among the foremost thinkers in the airport planning and systems analysis field. ... I particularly admire their ability to comprehend the implications of complex airport issues, to develop workable solutions, and to explain these solutions in understandable terms to practitioners and politicians. -- Dr. Lloyd McCoomb, Vice-President, Planning and Development, Greater Toronto Airport Authority
Two of the most influential professors of airport planning have drawn their vast experience to produce the authoritative text on the complex topic of airport systems. Their lively style and valuable insights make this essential reading for those who would understand and guide the future development of air transportation. The content spans a wide range from the fundamental principles of transportation systems to the details of airport design. Whether your interest is in public policy, planning, design, or management, this book is a critical and up-to-date reference for your activities. -- Larry Kiernan, Senior Airport Planner, Retired, U.S. Federal Aviation AdministrationAbout the Author:
Dr. Richard de Neufville is Professor of Engineering Systems and of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Founding Chairman of the Technology and Policy Program at MIT. He has worked extensively for Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth, London, Mexico City, Miami, Paris, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and many other airports and Civil Aviation Authorities worldwide. His expertise is in forecasting, risk management, competition between airports, and the configuration and design of passenger buildings. He received the FAA Award for Excellence in Aviation Education (with Prof. Odoni), the MIT Award for the Most Significant Contribution to Education, the French Chevalier des Palmes Academiques, and an honorary doctorate from the Technical University of Delft. He has also had White House, Guggenheim, and US-Japan Leadership Fellowships.
Dr. Amedeo Odoni is the T. Wilson professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Co-Director of the Global Airline Industry Center at MIT. He specializes in the use of operations research and other quantitative methods in planning, designing, operating and evaluating airport and air traffic management systems. Over the years, he has consulted at Amsterdam, Athens, Boston, Milan, Munich, New York, Sydney, Stockholm and many other airports, as well as at several Civil Aviation Authorities. He has received the Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award of INFORMS for major contributions to Transportation Science and several teaching awards at MIT. He has served as Co-Director of MIT's Operations Research Center, Editor-in-Chief of Transportation Science and Co-Director of the National Center of Excellence in Aviation Operations Research, established by the FAA in 1996.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110071384774