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Denver International Airport: Lessons Learned

Dempsey, Paul Stephen, Andrew R. Goetz, and Joseph S. Szyliowicz

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ISBN 10: 0071581847 / ISBN 13: 9780071581844
Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., 1997
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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"DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: LESSONS LEARNED tells the story of the world's newest, largest, and most technologically advanced airport. The challenges and triumphs of this megaproject serves as a model not only for airports in the 21st century but also for large public works projects in general. This book tells what to do and what to avoid in airport planning - site selection - facility design - construction - project implementation." This book has 555 pages and is illustrated throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 026866

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Title: Denver International Airport: Lessons ...

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: Second Printing

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Denver International Airport, completed in 1995, is both famous and infamous in the aviation industry and with the flying public. The largest and most technology advanced airport on earth, its construction was plagued by massive cost overruns, political and financial scandals, and embarrassing technical difficulties. Denver International Airport: Lessons Learned tells the fascinating story of what went wrong, what went right, and what we can learn from this great public works project.

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WORLDWIDE, MORE THAN $250 BILLION IS EARMARKED TO BE SPENT ON NEW AND ENLARGED AIRPORTS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD BY THE YEAR 2010

Denver International Airport: Lessons Learned tells the story of the world's newest, largest, and most technologically advanced airport. The challenges and triumphs of this megaproject serves as a model not only for airports of the 21st century but also for large public works projects in general. This book tells what to do and what to avoid in:
* airport planning
* site selection
* facility design
* construction
* project implementation

Knowing what happened can help: * airport executives * planners * designers * consultants * engineers * architects * contractors * construction executives * managers * government officials * and financiers understand the problems involved in planning and executing airports and other megaprojects.

What did a budget of $1.5 billion shoot to $5.3 billion before the doors opened at DIA? Why did the most sophisticated baggage system in the world shred baggage at startup? Why did fundraising efforts result in federal investigations?

Find out in this riveting read, absolutely the last word on Denver International Airport.

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