DESIGN DEVELOPMENT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPORT

THE REPORT BEGINS WITH AN OVERALL FORECAST OF AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS AND PATRONAGE IN THE WASHINGTON-BALTIMORE AREA. PROJECTIONS THROUGH 1985 ARE DETAILED ALONG WITH SPECIFIC DATA ON OPERATIONS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY. THE REPORT ALSO EXAMINES GENERAL ECONOMIC AND CONSUMER BENEFITS TO BE YIELDED BY PLANNED AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT. THE PHYSICAL PLANT IS EVALUATED TO DETERMINE THE EXTENT OF NECESSARY LONG-RANGE DEVELOPMENT. AIR SPACE IS EXAMINED WITH REFERENCE TO OBSTRUCTIONS ON THE APPROACHES AND THEIR DISTANCE FROM THOSE OF OTHER AREA FACILITIES, AND ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL ARE ASSESSED. COMMUNITY IMPACTS AND CONSTRUCTION COSTS ARE ALSO DISCUSSED BRIEFLY. THE REPORT CONCLUDES WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LONG-RANGE DEVELOPMENT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPORT. THESE ARE ADVANCED WITH GENERAL REFERENCE TO FACILITIES AND SHORTCOMINGS OF THE EXISTING COMPLEX. A TWO-PHASE PROGRAM IS OUTLINED IN DETAIL. THE AUTHOR GIVES PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO CONVERSION OF THE PRESENT RUNWAY COMPLEX TO PRECISION STANDARDS. DETAILED MAPS AND DESIGNS FOR AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT ARE APPENDED TO SUPPLEMENT THE TEXTUAL MATERIAL. /UMTA/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Consortium of Universities

    1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20036
  • Authors:
    • Kim, W I
  • Publication Date: 1971-6

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00240712
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Urban Mass Transportation Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. DC-URT-3
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 1973 12:00AM