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Unformatted text preview: CEE 4674 A2 Trani Page 1 of 2 CEE 4674: Airport Planning and Design Spring 2009 Assignment 2: Runway Length Analysis Date Due: Feb/5/2009 Instructor: Trani Problem 1 a) Estimate the percentage of aircraft below 12,500 lb. that can be operated from Virginia Tech airport (BCB) on a routine basis. 2) BCB wants to expand its current runway to serve 75% of the aircraft with weights below 60,000 lb. using the 90% useful load curves. Find the runway extension needed. 3) What is the main drawback of the curves shown in FAA AC 5325‐4b for aircraft below 60,000 lb.? Comment. Problem 2 a) How many airports in the National Airspace System (NAS) are considered significant to drive the capacity of the system? b) In two paragraphs, explain the acronyms NPIAS and AIP. Problem 3 You are evaluating the runways at La Guardia Airport (LGA) in New York. A new low-cost carrier wants to operate Boeing 757-200 aircraft from this airport to several destinations the Caribbean and Washington State. Two specific airports in question 757-200 aircraft from this airport to several destinations the Caribbean and Washington State....
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course CEE 4674 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Virginia Tech.
- Fall '11