After an era of expansion, current economic restraints have caused airport planners to concentrate on flexibility and economics in the design of passenger terminals and to arrive, by synthesizing the incompatible requirements laid down by state authorities, at solutions that are flexible enough to take considerable stretching and alteration before the need to rebuild. Examples of how basic requirements can be met are demonstrated by a discussion of the passenger terminals and the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, the Kansas City Airport, the Toronto Mirabel Airport, the Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris and the
- From The Challenging Future. Proceedings of the 5th World Airports Conference, Brighton, England, 5-7 May 1976.
London, United Kingdom SW1P 3AA
- Mayes, B J
- Publication Date: 1976
- Pagination: 13 p.
- TRT Terms: Airport planning; Airports; Intermodal terminals; Passengers; Specifications; Structural design
- Identifier Terms: Aeroport Roissy-Charles de Gaulle; Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport; Jomo Kenyatta International Airport; Kansas City International Airport; Mirabel International Airport
- Uncontrolled Terms: Airport design; Capacity; Requirement
- Old TRIS Terms: Terminal facilitation
- Subject Areas: Aviation; Passenger Transportation; Planning and Forecasting; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00155748
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 28 1977 12:00AM