Accession Number:

ADA176320

Title:

Measuring the Regional Economic Significance of Airports.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINSTRATION WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF AIRPORT PLANNING AND P ROGRAMMING

Report Date:

1986-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

74.0

Abstract:

This report provides advice on how to measure the importance of an airport to the economy of the surrounding area. It defines various measures of economic significance, describes the circumstances in which they are applicable, and provides guidelines for their initial approximation and subsequent computation. The main areas covered are transportation benefits and economic impact. The analytical techniques described in this report can be used to estimate the positive economic effects of existing airports and the additional effects of increased aeronautical activity.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE