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CEE 4674 – Airport Planning and Design (copyright A. Trani ) 1 Dr. Antonio A. Trani Associate Professor of Civil Engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University February 9, 2009 Blacksburg, Virginia

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CEE 4674 – Airport Planning and Design (copyright A. Trani ) Problem # 2 Airport Statistics using the FAA Terminal Area Forecast (TAF). The enplanements at 2700 airports in the National Airspace System has changed in the past few years. a) Estimate the number of flights for the top 50 airports. Repeat for the top 100 airports. Comment on the results. b) What is the total percent of flights carried by the busiest airport? Comment on the results and explain the implications for airport design. c) Find the top five airports in terms of flight operations but with zero enplanements. Using the airnavsystems.com

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Unformatted text preview: database find the type of airports that have large numbers of operations but little enplanements. 2 CEE 4674 Airport Planning and Design (copyright A. Trani ) Top 50 Airports Handle 18% of the total operations Handle 75.2 % of the total enplanements 3 CEE 4674 Airport Planning and Design (copyright A. Trani ) ORD is the Busiest Airport in Terms of Flights Carries 0.9% of the total flights Atlanta is the busiest in terms of enplanements with over 5% of the total in the U.S. 4 CEE 4674 Airport Planning and Design (copyright A. Trani ) Problem # 3 Boeing 777-200LR belongs to D-V Boeing 787-8, A350, Boeing 747-400 belong to Aircraft Design Group V The Airbus A320 belongs to FAA C-III 5...
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