Airport Operations, Third Edition

by: Norman J. Ashford, H. P. Martin Stanton, Clifton A. Moore, Pierre Coutu, A.A.E., Ed.D., John R. Beasley


Abstract: The most complete, up-to-date guide to the management and operation of airports. Fully revised for the latest FAA, ICAO, and IATA standards and regulations, Airport Operations, Third Edition, provides proven strategies and best practices for efficiently managing airport functions. This in-depth resource offers a broad perspective on the privatization of air transport worldwide. To reflect the evolution of regulatory guidance, two new chapters have been added to address safety management systems and airport operations control centers. New information on the latest trends, including security, environmental impact control, and emerging technologies, is also included. Authoritative yet accessible, this practical reference is ideal for aviation educators, students, airport personnel, airport planners and designers, and aviation managers at all levels. Coverage includes: * The airport as an operational system * Airport peaks and airline scheduling * Airport noise control * Aircraft operating characteristics * Operational readiness * Ground handling * Baggage handling * Passenger terminal operations * Airport security * Cargo operations * Airport technical services * Airport aircraft emergencies * Airport access * Operational administration * Airport safety management systems * Airport operations control centers * The airport operations manual * Sustainable development and environmental capacity of airports
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Title: Airport Operations, Third Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2013 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071775847

Authors:

Norman J. Ashford was Professor of Transport Planning at the Loughborough University of Technology, England, from 1972 to 1997. He holds bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in civil engineering. Dr. Ashford worked as a civil engineer in Canada and taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Florida State University. He served as the Director of the Transportation Institute for the State of Florida. Dr. Ashford runs an aviation consulting company and has been active in the areas of airport planning, design, operations, and privatization for more than 100 airports in more than 40 countries.

H. P. Martin Stanton (deceased) was an airport operations expert of international renown who worked for the International Civil Airports Association in Paris, the Frankfort Airport Authority, and the Ministry of Civil Aviation Britain, among other organizations. He was a qualified pilot and an air traffic controller.

Clifton A. Moore (deceased) was President of Llanoconsult Inc., an airport consulting service. His background featured almost 40 years of wide-ranging experience, including as CEO of the Southern California Regional Airport Authority. Mr. Moore played a central role in the development of the Los Angeles International Airport terminal and the modernization of LAX in the early 1980s. He was World President of the International Civil Airports Association for 8 years.

Pierre Coutu, A.A.E., Ed.D. is Founder and President of Aviation Strategies International (ASI), an international network-based consulting firm in aviation business strategy and executive-level training/coaching. Dr. Coutu is the Programme Executive for the Global ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP), an executive development training initiative for which ASI is the designated administrator, responsible for its design, development, and international deployment since 2007. He also co-chairs the World Aviation Governance Forum (WAGF), a joint undertaking of the United Nations' UNITAR-CIFAL and ASI. With a career in the aviation business than spans almost 40 years, Dr. Coutu's experience includes working with the Canadian Transportation Ministry in various capacities in airport management and development, and serving as Executive Vice President and COO of the International Aviation Management Training Institute (IAMTI) from 1987 to 1998, during which time the Institute graduated close to 5,000 aviation executives from 150 different countries. Dr. Coutu also teaches airport management within aviation MBA programs at various universities in North America, Europe, and Southeast Asia.

John R. Beasley graduated from the University of Oxford with a First Class Honours degree in Natural Sciences (Physics). He is a Chartered Physicist, a Member of the Institute of Directors, and a Member of the Association of German Engineers (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure). Mr. Beasley has worked for a number of technical consultancy practices within the defense sector, specializing in airborne systems. In 2001 he founded Analytical Decisions Ltd., a company providing operational analysis, procurement support, and project management services to the civil aviation sector, advising major airports and airlines. Since 2010 Mr. Beasley has worked for BAA plc, focusing on future baggage-handling systems and processes.

Description: The most complete, up-to-date guide to the management and operation of airports. Fully revised for the latest FAA, ICAO, and IATA standards and regulations, Airport Operations, Third Edition, provides proven strategies and best practices for efficiently managing airport functions. This in-depth resource offers a broad perspective on the privatization of air transport worldwide. To reflect the evolution of regulatory guidance, two new chapters have been added to address safety management systems and airport operations control centers. New information on the latest trends, including security, environmental impact control, and emerging technologies, is also included. Authoritative yet accessible, this practical reference is ideal for aviation educators, students, airport personnel, airport planners and designers, and aviation managers at all levels. Coverage includes: * The airport as an operational system * Airport peaks and airline scheduling * Airport noise control * Aircraft operating characteristics * Operational readiness * Ground handling * Baggage handling * Passenger terminal operations * Airport security * Cargo operations * Airport technical services * Airport aircraft emergencies * Airport access * Operational administration * Airport safety management systems * Airport operations control centers * The airport operations manual * Sustainable development and environmental capacity of airports