Jun 18, 2018  
Catalog/Handbook 2017-18 
    
Catalog/Handbook 2017-18

AVM 4451 - Airport Planning and Design


3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Upper-Division College Credit
AA Elective: No
This course provides a study of the principles of airport master planning and system including activity forecasting, capacity and delay analyses, site selection, airfield and terminal design, environmental issues, and financial planning. The importance of airport planning and design to local, regional, and state planning requirements are discussed from the perspective of land use compatibility. This course includes an overview of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards for airport design including the airside components and movement area geometry, as well as pavement, runway, and taxiway design (FAA Code of Regulations 14, Part 77). Federal standards for approach and departure gradients, terminal building concepts, and heliports are also studied.



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