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By Christopher J. Blow (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 0750612789

ISBN-13: 9780750612784

This paintings bargains with the ability of airports and the way forward for airport terminals within the mild of anticipated passenger progress facts (2 billion airline passengers by way of the yr 2000). the kinds of recent, alternative and improved terminals so one can be required are mentioned. issues coated contain purposes for airport position, wide-ranging case reviews (Osaka Bay, Munich, Southampton and Charles de Gaulle airports, for example), the taxonomy of airport varieties and public shipping interchanges

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3 Single level and multi-level terminals There are four principal types. 8a. (a) Side-by-side arrivals and departures with two-level terminal This design obviates the need for elevated roads because all kerbside activity can take place at ground level. 8b. Note that London Heathrow Terminal 3 is a particular example of this type of terminal. The development of Heathrow, including the conversion of the original Oceanic Terminal to form the Terminal 3 Departures Building, is featured in an earlier chapter, and the latest redevelopment of Terminal 3 to cater for new commercial needs is featured in Chapter 27.

5. Plan, level + 7 m / 20 s 30 metres t I =e=^ s V i i i j v t a i * * lEAxtHgc^ s * S f f f S / f / S rjrp|ijSBiiiii a i Basic terminal with remote aircraft: Malta Luqa 43 8 Basic terminals with mobile lounges Description: Mobile lounges serve all but commuter aircraft stands. This terminal is included because it was the first mobile lounge airport: it was specifically designed as a giant pavilion with the kerbside on one side and the mobile lounge loading points on the other. The main passenger level is elevated, with baggage handling and service areas below.

Airport master planning movements and ground power equipment, has been seen as a problem, and caused annoyance to nearby residents. 3, 4. 1 Obstacles and distance from the runway Height of obstacle (m) Minimum distance from centre line of top category runway* (m) 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 Over 45 185 220 255 290 325 360 395 430 465 4000 Maximum at mid-point of runway length Adapted from ICAO Annex 14. 3% Relevant dimensions given for precision instrument (category I, II or III) approach. 1. 2. Obstacle limitations.

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