METHODS TO INCREASE LANDSIDE CAPACITY AT EXISTING AIRPORTS

Significant increases in terminal use can be obtained by avoiding sharp peaks during certain hours of the day and by adopting various changes in operating procedure. Among the solutions mentioned are charging aircraft parking from parallel to nose in, using remote aircraft parking, using transporters, combining hold rooms, and automating ticketing and baggage handling. It should be recognized, however, that an airport fulfills a complex series of functions and what we cannot increase the capacity of one system without taking into account its effects on other subsystems farther along the line. Therefore, an accurate knowledge of a station's ability to handle present-day traffic at acceptable levels of service is a prerequisite for any successful expansion program. /Author/

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    • Proceedings of a conference held in Tampa, Florida, April 28- May 2, 1975, and sponsored by the Transportation Systems Center and Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. Distribution, posting, or copying of this PDF is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences. Unless otherwise indicated, all materials in this PDF are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved
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    • Klingen, Leonard G
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  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 249-255
  • Monograph Title: AIRPORT LANDSIDE CAPACITY
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  • Accession Number: 00131177
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1976 12:00AM