14.547 Airport Planning and Design

Airport Planning and Design

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3038
Status Active

Planning and design of civil airports. Estimation of air travel demand. Aircraft characteristics related to design; payload, range, runway requirements. Analysis of wind data, runway orientation and obstruction free requirements. Airport configuration, aircraft operations, and capacity of airfield elements. Design of the terminal system, ground access system, and parking facilities.