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Accession Number PB2014-103304
Title Progress Report: Reaching the Airport Community with the Information It Needs.
Publication Date Jan 2014
Media Count 4p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The airport industry today is dynamic and characterized by perpetual threats and opportunities. The combination of economic shocks, high fuel prices, air carrier mergers, and industry consolidations has brought significant change to the commercial airline industry and general aviation. From an industry standpoint, these factors have resulted in a shift from historically predictable traffic and passenger levels (and the reliable revenue streams to support them) to an industry characterized by economic threat and uncertainty. In this environment, many small commercial service and general aviation airports have experienced severe losses in service, even as other airports have found themselves dealing with capacity constraints and congestion. Todays airport practitioners need easy access to the tools and information that will help them to manage these and other challenges and ensure that their airports are consistently operating safely and efficiently. The Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) is uniquely positioned to meet the vital need for such resources and provide the airport community with unbiased, proven solutions.
Keywords Airport industry
Airport operators
Research and development

Source Agency National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board
NTIS Subject Category 85A - Air Transportation
85D - Transportation Safety
92C - Social Concerns
Corporate Author Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. Airport Cooperative Research Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1409
Contract Number N/A

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