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.

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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.

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