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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 44: A Guidebook for the Preservation of Public-Use Airports describes why public-use airports close and identifies measures and strategies that can be undertaken to potentially help preserve and prevent an airport closure.

The guidebook presents step-by-step procedures on how to identify risk factors that can increase the potential of a future airport closure and how to formulate an effective airport preservation program.

The guidebook also identifies potential groups interested in preserving public-use airports and offers practical checklists for identifying and addressing issues as part of a comprehensive strategic airport planning program in support of preservation efforts.

The guidebook is supplemented by a set of appendices which are available on a CD-ROM included with the printed version of the report.

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Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2011. A Guidebook for the Preservation of Public-Use Airports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Publication Info

53 pages |  8.5 x 11 |  Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-21317-2

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