Wells (professor emeritus, aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) and Rodrigues (applied aviation science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) have added new material on today’s ground and air security concerns, changes in systems and regulations, and new maintenance and flight technologies to this fourth edition of a text for students, especially those with a limited background in the subject, enrolled in aviation safety and/or management programs and college or university flight programs. With the introduction of coauthor Rodrigues,the book broadens its field of study to include regulatory information on OSHA, EPA, and TSA. (Sci-Tech Book News
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"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, this new edition of the benchmark reference in airport planning and management brings aviation professionals and students comprehensive, timely, and authoritative coverage of a challenging field.
Alexander Wells' Airport Planning and Management is the industry source for current developments, cutting-edge planning and managing techniques, new technologies, statistics, trends, and regulatory issues. A complete course in airports, from history through previews of tomorrow's challenges, this comprehensive, leading-edge text is the course book chosen by experts. Offering expert guidance on airport site selection, design, access, financing, law and regulation, security, capacity, technological advances, and other issues important to the development and management of airports, Airport Planning and Management brings you a true insider's view of airport decision making. Along the way, noted aviation author Alexander T. Wells provides review questions that make this book perfect as a text or self-study tool.
NEW OR EXPANDED IN THIS EDITION
Passenger Facility Charges
Terminal Design Updates
Airport-Airway System Developments
Airside Technology Improvements
Landside Technology Improvements
Noise and Environmental Regulations
Military Base Conversions