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a2_cee4674_2011 - CEE 4674 Airport Planning and Design...

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CEE 4674: Airport Planning and Design Spring 2011 Assignment 2: Runway Length Analysis Date Due: February 8, 2010 Instructor: Trani Reading Assignment: Read Chapters 1 through 4 of the FAA Advisory Circular 150/5325-4b before working on this homework. Problem 1 Design the appropriate runway length for a new airport to be located near a Mid-west metropolitan area. A survey of the existing demand at a nearby airport reveals a fleet mix shown in Table 1. The airport site is located at an elevation of 3,100 feet above sea level. Weather data collected over a period of 5 years at the proposed site, suggests a Mean Daily Maximum Temperature of the Hottest Month of Year to be around 80 deg. F. Table 1. Fleet Mix for new Metropolitan Airport. Aircraft Type Sampled Aircraft Percent Aircraft in Mix Single Engine Piston Cessna 172, Cessna 210, Beechcraft Bonanza A36 40 Multi-engine Piston Piper Seneca II, Piper Navajo, Cessna 421 40 Multi-Engine Turboprop Beechcraft King Air C90, Pilatus PC-12 20 1.Reading Chapter 1-3 of the FAA Advisory Circular and knowing public information on the aircraft weights for the three types of aircraft, decide the runway length design criteria (i.e., weight class and
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  • Fall '11
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  • Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6, Propeller aircraft, Multiple engine aircraft, Low wing aircraft, Aspen-Pitkin County Airport

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