Airfield Design


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Airfield Design
1011102Airfield DesignThe geometric design of an airfield should provide for operational efficiency, flexibility, and potential for future growth. It should also comply with an extensive set of design standards and recommended practices, developed over the years by international and national civil aviation organizations and intended to promote a maximum level of safety.The two most influential sets of design standards are those of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). They are based on similar, but not identical, coding systems that classify airfields according to the most demanding type of aircraft they are designed to serve. Once the reference cod…
Citation
Dr. Richard de Neufville; Dr. Amedeo R. Odoni; Dr. Peter P. Belobaba; Dr. Tom G. Reynolds: Airport Systems: Planning, Design, and Management, Second Edition. Airfield Design, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export