Airport Planning and Design


Introduction. Air Transportation as a System. History. Structure. The Air Traffic Control System. Aircraft Technology. Airport Operations. Capacity and Delay. Airport Planning. Site Selection. Economic Considerations and Feasibility Master Planning. Airport Design. The Landing Area. The Terminal Area. Pavement Design. Drainage. Environmental Considerations. The Future in Air Transportation, Space Travel. Special for 2018: Design/Operation Addressing Terrorism. Increased Accident Rates in Underdeveloped Areas. Prospects for Hypersonic Commercial Airplanes. Airports and Autonomous Vehicles at Airports.

Who Should Attend

  • Airport engineers and planners
  • Τransportation engineers
  • Airport design and management professionals
  • Representatives of civil aviation
  • Financial analysts

Course Benefits

To learn the concepts and techniques applicable to airport planning & design.  To look into current airport design/management practices.  Examine alternative airport configurations as well as where recent air transportation research and practice are going.

Course InstructorProf. Alypios Chatziioanou

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