Airport Planning & Management, Seventh Edition

by: Seth B. Young, Ph.D., Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D.


Abstract: The definitive guide to airport planning and management, fully updated with the latest advances in the industry. This thoroughly revised text covers all aspects of airport infrastructure—from the airfield and runway to airspace, air traffic control, and terminal and security systems. Airport Planning & Management, Seventh Edition, clearly explains the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS), historical and current legislation and regulations, FAR Part 139, and more. You'll explore cutting-edge concepts such as automation, smart baggage handling, enhanced security, and analytics. Updated questions for review and discussion will bring new insights to your knowledge of how airports are planned and managed. Coverage includes: • An introduction to airports and airport systems • Airports 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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Title: Airport Planning & Management, Seventh Edition

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

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2019 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260143324

Authors:

Seth B. Young, Ph.D. is the John McConnell Chair of Aviation in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He has extensive experience in airport management consulting and is an Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) with the American Association of Airport Executives. Dr. Young is an instrument-rated commercial pilot and a certified flight instructor. He is the co-author of Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition, also from McGraw-Hill.

Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D. retired professor in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, is a consultant to airport management with over 30 years of experience. He is the author of such leading texts as Commercial Aviation Safety, also from McGraw-Hill.

Description: The definitive guide to airport planning and management, fully updated with the latest advances in the industry. This thoroughly revised text covers all aspects of airport infrastructure—from the airfield and runway to airspace, air traffic control, and terminal and security systems. Airport Planning & Management, Seventh Edition, clearly explains the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS), historical and current legislation and regulations, FAR Part 139, and more. You'll explore cutting-edge concepts such as automation, smart baggage handling, enhanced security, and analytics. Updated questions for review and discussion will bring new insights to your knowledge of how airports are planned and managed. Coverage includes: • An introduction to airports and airport systems • Airports 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