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Renewing and Replacing Airport Terminals

Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Rendering of proposed future Terminal A at Newark Liberty International Airport.

As needs change and deterioration occurs, many airport terminals may no longer function as originally intended. Several factors can support the need for redevelopment of a terminal facility…ACRP Report 68: Guidebook for Evaluating Terminal Renewal Versus Replacement Options (2012) is a resource to assist airports in evaluating the costs and benefits associated with renewing or replacing a terminal. The guidebook outlines an objective, four-step process to help identify and assess available options to facilitate informed decision making.

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Environmental Optimization of Aircraft Departures

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Environmental Optimization of Aircraft Departures: Fuel Burn, Emissions, and Noise

AIRPORT COOPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAM Introduction 1.1. Background The aviation industry has been at the cutting edge of technology since its inception, benefiting various other industries. Transformational changes through the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) include the introduction of new vehicles, the integration of advanced information technologies into the National Airspace System (NAS), and the […]

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Guidebook for Implementing Intelligent Transportation

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

AIRPORT COOPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAM Summary Based on the research and data collected throughout the course of the project, it became evident that there is significant opportunity to enhance the efficiency, safety, and convenience of airport traveler access information through the increased use of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technologies. In the broadest sense, ITS applications encompass […]

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