Accession Number:

ADA089962

Title:

Impact of Aircraft Emissions on Air Quality in the Vicinity of Airports. Volume I: Recent Airport Measurement Programs, Data Analyses, and Sub-Model Development

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan 1978-Jul 1980

Corporate Author:

ARGONNE NATIONAL LAB IL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS DIV

Report Date:

1980-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

167.0

Abstract:

This report documents the results of the Federal Aviation Administration FAAEnvironmental Protection Agency EPA air quality study which has been conducted to assess the impact of aircraft emissions of carbon monoxide CO, hydrocarbons HC, and oxides of nitrogen NOx in the vicinity of airports. This assessment includes the results of recent modeling and monitoring efforts at Washington National DCA, Los Angeles International LAX , Dulles International IAD, and Lakeland, Florida airports and an updated modeling of aircraft generated pollution at LAX, John F. Kennedy JFK and Chicago OHare ORD airports. The Airport Vicinity Air Pollution AVAP model which was designed for use at civil airports was used in this assessment. In addition the results of the application of the military version of the AVAP model the Air Quality Assessment Model AQAM, are summarized.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE