- 648 pages
- ePUB (mobile friendly)
- Available on iOS & Android
About This Book
Airport Management is an up-to-date and industry-relevant textbook providing useful insight into all aspects of airports. With more than a decade of experience as an airport administrator, author Dr. Daniel Prather, A.A.E, CAM, provides a valuable, real-world perspective with an emphasis on the practical application required for the successful management and operation of airports. This comprehensive resource covers:
- history of airports and the airline industry
- airport structure and ownership
- air traffic, capacity, and delay—and techniques to manage demand
- airport planning and the role of aviation activity forecasts
- design and construction
- environmental impacts and regulatory compliance
- airport operations and maintenance, with a focus on 14 CFR Part 139
- safety and security
- governmental, legal, and public relations
- properties, contracts, and commercial development
- financial management, capital development funding, and the economic impact of airports
- future challenges and opportunities for airports
Written in an easy-to-read format with full-color illustrations throughout, each chapter contains objectives, key terms, questions for review and discussion, and suggested resources for further study. Airport Management provides a comprehensive introduction to this career as well as useful scenarios and case studies to equip airport professionals with the essential knowledge and tools to solve contemporary issues faced on the job.
Frequently asked questions
- Understand the historical events and important pieces of legislation affecting the development of airlines.
- Understand the historical events and important pieces of legislation affecting the development of airports.
- Understand the historical funding of airport development.
- Understand the pre- and post-deregulation periods.
- Understand the significance of the events of 9/11 on the aviation industry.
- Be able to discuss contemporary issues and future challenges confronting the airport industry.