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Airport Planning and Management (6TH 12 Edition)by Alexander Wells
Synopses & Reviews
The definitive guide to airport planning and managementfully revised and updated
Airport Planning and Management, Sixth Edition offers detailed coverage of all of the advancements the aviation industry has experienced in the nearly seven years since the previous edition was published. These include the latest cutting-edge technologies; crucial changes to a variety of rules, regulations, and policies; essential security measures; and reactions to geopolitical events. This is a complete, authoritative, and up-to-date resource on the topic.
New to This Edition
Airports and Airport Systems; Organization and Administration; Historical and Legislative Perspective; Airport Operations Management; The Airfield; Airspace and Air Traffic Control; Airport Operations Management under FAR Part 139; Airport Terminals and Ground Access; Airport Administrative Management; Airport Financial Management; The Economic, Political, and Social Role of Airports; Airport Planning; Airport Capacity and Delay; Airports in the Global Environment; The Future of Airport Management; Code of Federal Regulations 14 CFR – Aeronautics and Space; Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR – 1500 Series, Transportation Security Regulations; Federal Aviation Administration 150 Series Advisory Circulars
Book News Annotation:
Intended as a textbook for undergraduate students, this new edition includes expanded focus on security measures, privatization of airports, and energy efficiency. Young (aviation, Ohio State U.) and Wells (consultant on airport management) begin with a general and historical discussion of airport systems, and then focus on operations and administrative management. Each chapter opens with an outline and objectives and closes with key terms and questions for review. The book closes with references to the application sections of the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 150 Series Advisory circulars. A helpful glossary and expansion of abbreviations are also included. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The definitive, up-to-date guide to airport planning and management
Fully revised, updated, and reorganized to reflect the latest advances in the aviation industry, Airport Planning and Management, Sixth Edition offers comprehensive coverage of this challenging field. Airports, airport systems, operations management, and administration are discussed in detail. This authoritative volume addresses changes in technology, structure, and political environment, including enhanced security, environmental impact, and regulatory issues. The Sixth Edition of this landmark guide to the planning, development, and management of airports is ideal as a course text, self-study tool, and professional reference.
Coverage includes: Introduction to airports and airport systems Airport and airport systems: organization and administration Historical and legislative perspectives The airfield Airspace and air traffic management Airport operations management under FAR Part 139 Airport terminals and ground access Airport security Airport financial management Economic, political, and social role of airports Airport planning Airport capacity and delay The future of airport management
About the Author
Seth B. Young is a professor of aviation at Ohio State University and coauthor of Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition.
Alexander T. Wells is a consultant and adjunct professor in the Aviation Business Administration Department at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He is the author of a number of leading aviation industry texts, including Commercial Aviation Safety, Second Edition.
Table of Contents
Part I: Airports and Airport Systems; Chapter 1. Airports and Airport Systems: An Introduction; Chapter 2. Airports and Airport Systems: Organization and Administration; Chapter 3. Airports and Airport Systems: A historical and legislative perspective; Part II: Airport Operations Management; Chapter 4. The Airfield; Chapter 5. Airspace and air traffic control; Chapter 6. Airport Operations management under FAR Part 139; Chapter 7. Airport terminals and Ground Access; Chapter 8. Airport; Part III: Airport Administrative Management (formerly "Airport Operations and Financial Management"); Chapter 9. Airport Financial Management; Chapter 10. The Economic, Political, and Social Role of Airports; Chapter 11. Airport planning; Chapter 12. Airport Capacity and Delay; Chapter 13. Airports in the Global Environment; Chapter 14. The Future of Airport Management; Appendix A. Phonetic Alphabet; Appendix B. Abbreviations; Appendix C. Code of Federal Regulations 14 CFR – Aeronautics and Space; Appendix D. Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR – 1500 Series, Transportation Security Regulations; Appendix E. Federal Aviation Administration 150 Series Advisory Circulars
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