Airport Planning & Management

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'Excellent and comprehensive' - "Bookends". 'A must-read for students and anyone wanting to learn more about the how and why of airports' - "Airliners". Extensively revised and updated to reflect post-9/11 changes in the industry, this new edition of the benchmark text and reference in airport planning and management brings aviation students and professionals comprehensive, timely, and authoritative coverage of a challenging field. "Airport Planning and Management", by Alexander Wells, Ed.D. and Seth B. Young, Ph.D., is an essential resource for understanding fundamentals, as well as current developments in policy and practice in airport management.Covering planning and managing techniques, new technologies, statistics, trends, and regulatory issues, this is a complete and comprehensive course in airports. Offering expert guidance on airport site selection, design, access, financing, law and regulation, security, capacity, technological advances, and other issues essential to the development and management of airports, "Airport Planning and Management" brings you a true insider's view of airport decision-making.This book covers: Security Issues; Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Mandates; Post-9/11 Developments; Aviation Improvement and Reform Act; Breakout of FAA Regulations, Advisories, Forms, and More; Airspace and Air Traffic Control Coverage; Financial Planning and Demand Forecasting; Improvements in Planning; Environmental, Noise, and Liability Issues; Technological Improvements, Landside and Airside; Future Trends and Challenges; Information Resources; and, Review questions for text use or self study.

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Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D., recently retired Professor at the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, is a consultant to airport management with over 25 years of experience. He is the author of such leading texts as Commercial Aviation Safety, Second Edition, also from McGraw-Hill.

Seth B. Young is an Associate Professor of Airport and Transportation Management in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dr. Young has extensive experience in airport management consulting, is a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives, and holds a current FAA instrument-rated private pilot’s certificate.

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Wells (professor emeritus, aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) and Rodrigues (applied aviation science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) have added new material on today’s ground and air security concerns, changes in systems and regulations, and new maintenance and flight technologies to this fourth edition of a text for students, especially those with a limited background in the subject, enrolled in aviation safety and/or management programs and college or university flight programs. With the introduction of coauthor Rodrigues,the book broadens its field of study to include regulatory information on OSHA, EPA, and TSA. (Sci-Tech Book News 2004-06-01)

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