Airport Master Planning: Importance of Regional Airport System Planning (Increasing Airport Capacity An ASCE-AOC Joint Conference 1961)

by R.O. Kusche,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 21-26

Document Type: Journal Paper


Advantages of planning in terms of Regional Airport System; new airports in urban areas are costly to develop; special requirements of airports must be integrated with all other phases of land use planning; joint action is needed because financial requirements must be equitably distributed among airport users in various political jurisdictions served by system; Regional Airport System prevents construction of competing and uneconomical small airports.

Subject Headings: Airports and airfields | Joints | Construction costs | Land use | Political factors | Jurisdiction

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