Airport Planning & Management

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The definitive, up-to-date guide to airport planning and management

Fully revised, updated, and reorganized to reflect the latest advances in the aviation industry,Airport Planning and Management, Sixth Edition offers comprehensive coverage of this challenging field. Airports, airport systems, operations management, and administration are discussed in detail. This authoritative volume addresses changes in technology, structure, and political environment, including enhanced security, environmental impact, and regulatory issues. The Sixth Edition of this landmark guide to the planning, development, and management of airports is ideal as a course text, self-study tool, and professional reference.

Coverage includes:

  • 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

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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 & 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 & Management brings you a true insider's view of airport decision-making.

NEW OR EXPANDED IN THE FIFTH EDITION:
* 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
* Review questions for text use or self study

About the Author:

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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