TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 79: Evaluating Airfield Capacity is designed to assist airport planners with airfield and airspace capacity evaluations at a wide range of airports.
The report describes available methods to evaluate existing and future airfield capacity; provides guidance on selecting an appropriate capacity analysis method; offers best practices in assessing airfield capacity and applying modeling techniques; and outlines specifications for new models, tools, and enhancements.
The print version of the report includes a CD-ROM with prototype capacity spreadsheet models designed as a preliminary planning tool (similar to the airfield capacity model but with more flexibility), that allows for changing input assumptions to represent site-specific conditions from the most simple to moderate airfield configurations.
The CD-ROM is also available for download from TRB’s website as an ISO image. Links to the ISO image and instructions for burning a CD-ROM from an ISO image are provided below.
(Warning: This is a large file and may take some time to download using a high-speed connection.)
CD-ROM Disclaimer - This software is offered as is, without warranty or promise of support of any kind either expressed or implied. Under no circumstance will the National Academy of Sciences or the Transportation Research Board (collectively "TRB") be liable for any loss or damage caused by the installation or operation of this product. TRB makes no representation or warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, including without limitation, the warranty of merchantability or the warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, and shall not in any case be liable for any consequential or special damages.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2012. Evaluating Airfield Capacity. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/22674.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction and Background||3-13|
|Chapter 2 - Airfield Capacity Concepts||14-32|
|Chapter 3 - Existing Airfield Capacity Evaluation Tools||33-48|
|Chapter 4 - New Airfield Capacity Evaluation Tools and Guidance||49-72|
|Chapter 5 - How to Select the Appropriate Airfield Capacity Model||73-89|
|Chapter 6 - Subsequent Uses of Airfield Capacity Estimates||90-98|
|Appendix A - Prototype Airfield Capacity Spreadsheet Model User's Guide||99-133|
|Appendix B - Essential References and Data Sources||134-166|
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