The background to the development of existing airports to meet the demands for an traffic up to about 1990 is discussed, taking the problems of the London area as an example. It is shown that with good planning and vigorous action it should be possible to develop London's existing airports to cope with traffic demands for the foreseeable future. Due to the trend of using large aircraft, the primary requirement is for more and better passenger terminals at existing airports.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From the Challenging Future, Proceedings of the 5th World Airports Conference, Brighton, England 5-7 May 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Civil Engineers

    One Great George Street, Westminster
    London,   United Kingdom  SW1P 3AA
  • Authors:
    • Masefield, P G
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Pagination: 17 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155901
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Aerospace Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 28 1977 12:00AM