- Paperback: 432 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill; Subsequent edition (May 17, 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0071360093
- ISBN-13: 978-0071360098
- Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 1.5 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 13 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,192,282 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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
About the Author
Alexander T. Wells, Ed.D., is a consultant and adjunct professor in the Aviation Business Administration Department at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The author of a number of leading aviation industry texts, he also wrote Commercial Aviation Safety, Second Edition, also from McGraw-Hill.
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This is an outstanding book to give you a foundation if you decide to have a career in airport management. Having a book like this is a big help in knowing what to expect if you're giving the chance to run an airport. Like a mayor of a city, governor of a state you'll be back countless decisions to make sure things go right, and knowing you've got stakeholders and shareholders who need to know what's going on.
If you need a book to make sure your heading in the right direction for being a airport manager, then this is the book for you.