Terminal Building Area Planning: Need for More Air Terminal Gates (Increasing Airport Capacity An ASCE-AOC Joint Conference 1961)

by T.M. Sullivan,


Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 179-186


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Gate problems due to introduction of large jet aircraft into existing terminal facilities; development of proper blast deflection devices and refined apron safety procedures; various systems of modern gate positions, as applied on modern airports, are discussed; solutions of quick access by designing positions to reduce distances, by establishing satellite positions, and by using mobile lounges.

Subject Headings: Airport terminals | Aircraft and spacecraft | Existing buildings | Blasting effects | Displacement (mechanics) | Safety | Building design

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