Airport layout - planning a new airport, Mechanical Engineering

Airport Layout:

The main components of an airport are:

(a)        Runways

(b)       Taxiways

(c)        Apron

(d)       Terminal area

(i)        Terminal building

(ii)       Gates

(iii)      Aircraft servicing facilities, like hangars, fuel depots

(iv)      Parking for visitors vehicles

(v)       Safety and air traffic control facilities like control tower, fire fighting equipment, ambulance services.

A typical layout of an airport is given in Figure.

547_Airport Layout - planning a new airport.png

Figure: Typical Layout of Airport

Design Standards

The following design standards for a modern airport facility catering to latest models of aircraft may be noted for guidance.

Posted Date: 1/23/2013 1:34:24 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Airport layout - planning a new airport, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Airport layout - planning a new airport, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Airport layout - planning a new airport Discussions

Write discussion on Airport layout - planning a new airport
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
What will be the criteria to be looked into get the pulley rpm increase

The rigidly jointed frame shown in Figure has bending stiffnesses such that EI AB = 1000kNm 2 and EI BC = EICD = 1600kNm 2 . (i) Determine the joint rotations at B and C.

Larson-Miller parameter: For material of example of calculate life in hours at temperature of 900oC, and at σ = 20 MPa. Solution Larson-Miller parameter is given by

Q. Corrosion - Erosion Allowance? The required design life shall be based on written agreement between the user and the Engineering Contractor. Allowance specified shall be ba

Q. What do you understand by Myocardial Oxygen Uptake? VO 2 max = Maximum C.O x Maximum A-V Oxygen difference. It is the maximum amount of oxygen that the person can use du

maximum coefficient of friction in metal forming

Illustrate how the efficiency of Rankine Cycle can be improved by the use of Regenerative and Reheat heating. (b) During a test on boiler trial the following data were obtained

You are required, as part of a small team, to design a remote controlled buggy that can be made to move forwards, backwards and from side to side. The basic buggy and motors are pr


TYPES OF COATED ELECTRODES Following are the types of coated electrodes: a. Cellulosic electrodes b. Rutile electrodes c. Iron powder electrodes d. Low hydrogen e