Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition

by: Robert Horonjeff, Francis X. McKelvey, William J. Sproule, Seth B. Young


Abstract: Authoritative, up-to-date coverage of airport planning and design. Fully updated to reflect the significant changes that have occurred in the aviation industry, the new edition of this classic text offers definitive guidance on every aspect of planning, designing, engineering, and renovating airports and terminals. Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition, includes complete coverage of the latest aircraft and air traffic management technologies, passenger processing technologies, computer-based analytical and design models, new guidelines for estimating required runway lengths and pavement thicknesses, current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards, and more. Widely recognized as the field's standard text, this time-tested, expertly written reference is the best and most trusted source of information on current practice, techniques, and innovations in airport planning and design. Coverage includes: • Designing facilities to accommodate a wide variety of aircraft • Air traffic management • Airport planning studies • Forecasting for future demands on airport system components • Geometric design of the airfield • Structural design of airport pavements • Airport lighting, marking, and signage • Planning and design of the terminal area • Airport security planning • Airport airside capacity and delay • Finance strategies, including grants, bonds, and private investment • Environmental planning • Heliports
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Title: Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2010 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071446419

Authors:

Robert Horonjeff (deceased) was an internationally known consultant on airport design and professor of transportation engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

Francis X. McKelvey (deceased) was a professor of civil engineering at Michigan State University. He served as a consultant on transportation and airport planning to federal, state, and local agencies, as well as to private firms in the United States and abroad.

William J. Sproule is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Michigan Technological University. He has many years of experience in government service, consulting, and university teaching and research in transportation planning, traffic engineering, airport planning and design, and automated people movers in Canada and the United States. He is active in several professional societies and is the 2008 recipient of the ASCE Robert Horonjeff Award for his work in airport engineering.

Seth B. Young is an associate professor in the Department of Aviation at The Ohio State University and president of the International Aviation Management Group, Inc. He serves as a consultant and instructor to airports around the world on issues of airport management, planning, and design. Dr. Young is the chair of the National Academies Transportation Research Board Committee on Aviation System Planning. He is a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives, a licensed airplane and seaplane commercial pilot, and a certified flight instructor.

Description: Authoritative, up-to-date coverage of airport planning and design. Fully updated to reflect the significant changes that have occurred in the aviation industry, the new edition of this classic text offers definitive guidance on every aspect of planning, designing, engineering, and renovating airports and terminals. Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition, includes complete coverage of the latest aircraft and air traffic management technologies, passenger processing technologies, computer-based analytical and design models, new guidelines for estimating required runway lengths and pavement thicknesses, current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards, and more. Widely recognized as the field's standard text, this time-tested, expertly written reference is the best and most trusted source of information on current practice, techniques, and innovations in airport planning and design. Coverage includes: • Designing facilities to accommodate a wide variety of aircraft • Air traffic management • Airport planning studies • Forecasting for future demands on airport system components • Geometric design of the airfield • Structural design of airport pavements • Airport lighting, marking, and signage • Planning and design of the terminal area • Airport security planning • Airport airside capacity and delay • Finance strategies, including grants, bonds, and private investment • Environmental planning • Heliports