Academic Catalog

CE557 AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESIGN

Course Code: 5620557
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. MER HATCE GKDALAY
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to Air Transportation System; Planning approaches and basic elements of airport planning; Airport site selection; Air traffic forecasting; Aircraft characteristics related to airport design. Airport configuration and geometric elements of Airside and Landside; Airport capacity; Demand Management; Airport Management (Airport Ownership and Operation Types, Airport Economics, Performance of Airports, Customer-Airport Relations, Social and Environmental Impacts of Airports) Advanced Subjects related to airports.