GEODETIC CONTROL FOR AIRPORTS

IN ADDITION TO THE REGULAR GEODETIC CONTROL NETWORKS ESTABLISHED BY THE FEDERAL MAPPING AGENCIES, STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS AND PRIVATE ENGINEERS, THERE EXISTS APPROXIMATELY 2500 GEODETIC CONTROL STATIONS ESTABLISHED ON ABOUT 750 AIRPORTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND ITS POSSESSIONS. THESE STATIONS WERE ESTABLISHED IN CONNECTION WITH AN AIRPORT OBSTRUCTION CHARTING PROGRAM AND HAVE BEEN TIED, BY APPROXIMATE THIRD-ORDER ACCURACY METHODS, TO THE NATIONAL NETWORK OF HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL GEODETIC CONTROL. DESCRIPTIONS AND POSITIONS OF THE AIRPORT GEODETIC CONTROL STATIONS ARE NOT PUBLISHED BUT CQN BE OBTAINED, UPON REQUEST, FROM THE NATIONAL OCEAN SURVEY'S AIRPORT SURVEY SECTION. /AUTHOR/

  • Authors:
    • Kuncis, W A
  • Publication Date: 1971-3

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  • Accession Number: 00202921
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: pp 489-493
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 8 1971 12:00AM