Narita Airport People Mover System

by Gilbert Wierschke, Otis Elevator Co, Farmington, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Automated People Movers IV


This paper gives a general overview of the People Mover installed at the Narita Airport by Otis Elevator in 1992. Included is a description of the unique combination of a cable propelled system with airpad suspension, as well as, some special problems associated with the use of Konji characters on system displays and operator interface units.

Subject Headings: Cables | Automated transit systems | Airports and airfields | Automated people movers | Suspended structures | System analysis | Transportation studies | Japan | Asia

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