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Unformatted text preview: CEE 5614: Analysis of Air Transportation Systems Fall 2011 Assignment 2: Air Transportation Date Due: September 6, 2011 by Close of Business Day (via Email) Instructor: Trani Problem 1 Suppose we are conducting an analysis of flight operations for Atlanta International Airport. We would like to use the FAA Aviation System Performance Metrics database (ASPM). A link to ASPM can be found on our web site (http://aspm.faa.gov/eurl.axd/ 215b24959b3b0343923e2ce188ab5d03/ ). For two days: July 15 and July 16, 2011 do the following: a) Extract the hourly operations at the airport considering all types of operations. b) Plot the flight demand at ATL against time and comment on the pattern observed. c) Estimate the delays at the airport using the ASPM data. d) Find the taxi-in and taxi-out times at AT in the two-day period. e) Repeat steps (a-d) for LaGuardia airport. Comment on the differences observed at these two airports. A sample screen shot of the FAA ASPM site is shown below. Problem2 Read an article about the ADS-B system (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_dependent_surveillance-broadcast) a) State the advantages of this system for surveillance b) What are the FAA implementation plans for ADS-B?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/31/2011 for the course CEE 5614 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Virginia Tech.
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