An Operational Look at Airport Design

by Robert C. Huber,

Serial Information: Journal of the Aero-Space Transport Division, 1964, Vol. 90, Issue 2, Pg. 161-166

Document Type: Journal Paper


The increase in aircraft speeds and operations led to serious problems in the control of airport traffic. The traffic controller has been subjected to a steadily increasing work load, despite the development of radar arrival and control equipment. Runways must be built with properly located and designed turnoffs to remove a landing aircraft as quickly as possible.

Subject Headings: Airports and airfields | Aircraft and spacecraft | Airport and airfield pavements | Air traffic control | Traffic speed | Traffic management | Load factors | Radar

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