A Session on Aircraft Environment in the Future: Ground Transport of People to and from the Civil Airport (Jet Age Conference 1957)

by Vincent J. Roggeveen,
Lawrence V. Hammel,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 37-56

Document Type: Journal Paper


This paper discusses the ground transportation of air passengers, visitors and employees between large civil airports and the communities they serve. The locations of airports within the communities, travel desires and modes of travel of people going to and from the airport are all examined. Relevant information pertaining to 25 large airports in the United States and 25 in other countries is presented. There is a concluding discussion of the implications of this topic to a community concerned with the ground access to its airport.

Subject Headings: Aircraft and spacecraft | Airports and airfields | Travel modes | Passengers | Employees | United States

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