The approach which has been used by the state of Maryland in planning for future airport needs is described. Airports are considered as competitive attractions, and aircraft and air passenger forecasts are generated on the basis of the socioeconomic characteristics of small geographic units. Aircraft and air passengers are assigned to airports by computer modeling techniques.

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    • Research supported by the Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  United States  10017-2398
  • Authors:
    • Rubin, D L
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

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  • Accession Number: 00180177
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM