Airports and the Newest Generation of General Aviation Aircraft: Volume 2: Guidebook

This report is published as a 2-volume set. Volume 1 provides a Forecast of anticipated fleet activity associated with the newest generation of General Aviation (GA) aircraft over a 5- and 10-year outlook. Volume 2 offers a Guidebook in a user-friendly format that helps airport operators assess the practical requirements and innovative approaches that may be needed to accommodate these new aircraft. This volume, Volume 2 Guidebook, will be of interest to airport operators currently serving GA aircraft, as well as those considering the potential effect of incorporating commercial service that may be provided by Very Light Jets (VLJs) and other advanced small GA aircraft at their airports. This Guidebook can be used to assess both the practical requirements and the innovative options for accommodating these new types of GA aircraft and provides detailed information for assessing whether airports of various types can currently accommodate advanced new generation aircraft. Airport planners can use this guidebook as a basis for upgrading existing and creating new airport facilities, along with the required services needed. Service providers and industry stakeholders focused on GA activity can use this Guidebook in seeking new business opportunities in the foreseeable future.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Glossary; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 121p
  • Serial:
    • ACRP Report
    • Volume: 2
    • Issue Number: 17
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 1935-9802
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01140453
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780309117951
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Project 10-04
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 18 2009 4:06PM