Airport Terminals by Christopher J. Blow (Auth.)

By Christopher J. Blow (Auth.)

This paintings offers with the capability of airports and the way forward for airport terminals within the mild of anticipated passenger progress records (2 billion airline passengers via the yr 2000). the kinds of latest, substitute and accelerated terminals with a purpose to be required are mentioned. subject matters coated contain purposes for airport place, wide-ranging case stories (Osaka Bay, Munich, Southampton and Charles de Gaulle airports, for example), the taxonomy of airport kinds and public shipping interchanges

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1988) Terminal take-off. Building Design (supplement), March 1988 Manser, J. (1988) Fly and buy. Building, 18 March 1988 Woolley, D. (1987) New Gatwick terminal nearing completion. Airport Forum, 4/1987. 9. 9. 11. Ground floor plan 1988 PHgin^rD Q £ g _ i / ~J3 Linear terminals: London Heathrow Terminal 4 51 Description: Manchester Airport's first terminal, with the domestic pier known as Terminal A and opened in May 1989, has a capacity of 12 million passengers per year. Design standards: International passengers per hour: 1850 each way (at 6 million/yr).

This new terminal is a notable British example. It is distinctive in the way that the design has responded to the need for passengers and aircraft to transfer from domestic to European Community and international routes, and vice versa. 5 million passengers per year, and provision has already been made for a second phase increasing capacity to 4 million. Compactness is the key and maximum transfer times of 30 minutes are being built into the scheduling of flights by the airline. 12: see Chapter 14.

Jane's Airport Review, March 1990 Pastier, J. (1978) Dallas-Fort Worth: Metroplexand MegaAirport. AIA Journal, March 1978 Further reading, Birmingham Alcock, C. (1989) Balanced design pays. Airports International, April 1989 Innes, Sir Peter (1990) Developments in regional airports in the United Kingdom. In Proceedings of the conference Airports into the 21st century (Hong Kong, 1990). Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Hong Kong Keown, R. (1989) Second terminal for Birmingham gets a green light.

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