The Independent Airport Planning Manual

The Independent Airport Planning Manual

1st Edition - September 22, 2010

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  • Author: A L W Bradley
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857090355

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This independent manual provides airport planners and architects with an essential planning guide and reference tool, based on the author’s extensive experience in the field and involvement in developing best practice airline and airport industry guidelines. Chapters cover topics such as demand forecasting, masterplan development, terminal pier and satellite infrastructure, baggage handling, apron design and airport security.

Key Features

  • Provides airport planners and architects with an essential guide and reference tool, based on the author’s extensive experience
  • Discusses key airport planning issues including forecasting demand, planning and strategic objectives and airport security
  • Outlines important airport planning principles specified by IATA for masterplan development featuring evaluation techniques and independent development planning


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Table of Contents

  • The brief to airport planners; Outline airport planning principles; Airport terminal and pier/satellite planning; Airport baggage handling design; Airport apron, runway and taxiway design; Design for airport security; Case-studies in airport planning.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 184
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2010
  • Published: September 22, 2010
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857090355

About the Author

A L W Bradley

Alexandre L. W. Bradley Beng (Hons), Ceng, MIMechE, Mphil/PhD in study, has previously been an employee of BAA (formerly British Airport Authority) as Head of Terminal Development at Stansted Airport, UK and an airport planner with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and was lead author and editor of the ninth edition of IATA’s Airport Development Reference Manual (ADRM). Alex Bradley has contributed significantly to the design of many airport projects around the world, and has over 20 years experience in baggage handling systems design and airport masterplanning.

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