'Excellent and comprehensive' - "Bookends". 'A must-read for students and anyone wanting to learn more about the how and why of airports' - "Airliners". Extensively revised and updated to reflect post-9/11 changes in the industry, this new edition of the benchmark text and reference in airport planning and management brings aviation students and professionals comprehensive, timely, and authoritative coverage of a challenging field. "Airport Planning and Management", by Alexander Wells, Ed.D. and Seth B. Young, Ph.D., is an essential resource for understanding fundamentals, as well as current developments in policy and practice in airport management.Covering planning and managing techniques, new technologies, statistics, trends, and regulatory issues, this is a complete and comprehensive course in airports. Offering expert guidance on airport site selection, design, access, financing, law and regulation, security, capacity, technological advances, and other issues essential to the development and management of airports, "Airport Planning and Management" brings you a true insider's view of airport decision-making.This book covers: Security Issues; Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Mandates; Post-9/11 Developments; Aviation Improvement and Reform Act; Breakout of FAA Regulations, Advisories, Forms, and More; Airspace and Air Traffic Control Coverage; Financial Planning and Demand Forecasting; Improvements in Planning; Environmental, Noise, and Liability Issues; Technological Improvements, Landside and Airside; Future Trends and Challenges; Information Resources; and, Review questions for text use or self study.
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