This course will provide an introduction to airport operation and systems and will cover the topics of airport planning, airport operations, airport navigation aids, airport weather, airport procedure charts and airport quantitative modelling
Aspects of the design and operation of airport systems will also be reviewed. The course will cover interaction of various airport sub-systems and their impact on the overall performance of air transportation system through quantitative modelling. Students will also gain an insight into trade-offs amongst conflicting objectives of various stakeholders/users of airports for e.g. military, airlines, safety regulators, air navigation service providers and airport authorities. The course will also provide students an understanding of environmental impact of airports and possible strategies to manage it. Tutorials will include qualitative and quantitative analysis of problems relevant to airport operations. The course will include a field trip to an airfield.
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