Accession Number:

ADA046462

Title:

Establishment of New Major Public Airports in the United States.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C OFFICE OF AVIATION SYSTEM PLANS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

140.0

Abstract:

This study was performed in response to Section 262 of the Airport and Airway Development Act Amendments of 1976 Public Law 94-353 which directed the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a study on the establishment of a new major public airports in the United States, including a identifying potential locations, b evaluating such locations, and c investigating alternative methods of financing the land acquisition and development costs necessary for such establishment. The report assesses needs for major new airports in the United States through the year 2000. Potential airport locations, the general size requirements of new airports, financing, and airport development issues and problems are also analyzed under a variety of future conditions. The potential need for new major airports is highly sensitive to the future forecasted activity, extent of accommodation of general aviation, effectiveness of the upgraded third generation air traffic control system in increasing capacity, and peak spreading, in that order. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Administration and Management
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE