This text, prepared for students and those engaged in airport development, contains historical information on airport planning and design as well as data on current practices and policies. There are 13 chapters which cover the following topics: the nature of civil aviation; airport financing; aircraft characteristics related to airport design; air traffic control; capacity and delay; airport planning; airport configuration; geometric design of the landing area; planning and design of the terminal area; lighting, marking and signing; heliport and STOLport design; structural design of airport pavements; and airport drainage. A complete bibliography of the basic and frequently revised publications governing these various aspects of airport development is included at the end of each chapter.

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  United States  10036
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  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 460 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129627
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1976 12:00AM