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Guidebook for Developing Ramp Control Facilities (2017)

Chapter: Acronyms and Airport Identifiers

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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms and Airport Identifiers." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Guidebook for Developing Ramp Control Facilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24668.
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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms and Airport Identifiers." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. Guidebook for Developing Ramp Control Facilities. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/24668.
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A-8 Guidebook for Developing Ramp Control Facilities Table A-3. (Continued). a) If QA desired/needed, who is expected to administer it? If chosen staff already performs a QA/QC function, then no additional costs anticipated If staff needs to be hired, determine initial cost of hiring/ training personnel Annual cost of time spent administering process People—Training 9. Does your organization have the facilities to provide desired training? Yes No Cost may depend on the management option chosen Cost may depend on the management option chosen a) If web-based or computer training is desired, is it currently available? Yes No If yes, determine per- person costs to train personnel on current systems If no, determine cost to develop training and obtain necessary equipment Annual refresher course costs, if necessary 10. Does your organization have personnel with the expertise to train ramp control personnel? Yes No If yes, then determine if training will result in any internal personnel costs If no, determine cost to hire personnel/third party to provide training Annual refresher course costs, if necessary 11. Does your organization have the expertise to develop a ramp control training plan? Yes No If yes, then determine internal costs to create a training plan If no, determine cost to hire personnel/ third party to produce a training plan Regular updates to training materials People—QA/QC 12. Is a QA process desired/needed? Yes No If yes, then determine internal or external (third party) costs to create a QA/QC plan If no, then no additional costs should be incurred RAMP CONTROL CONSIDERATION INITIAL COST RECURRING COST

Questions Associated with Steps 1–3 A-9 Table A-3. (Continued). (continued on next page) a) Workspace is available to support ramp control but there will be siting issues that need to be resolved or mitigated? Yes No Determine technology costs (e.g., cameras, surface surveillance) Annual maintenance costs b) Is workspace available to support the projected number of ramp control positions? Yes No Determine technology costs (e.g., cameras, surface surveillance) Annual maintenance costs Technology 13. List the technology that is needed/desired to perform the ramp control function that is not already available Include costs to procure, including installation Annual maintenance costs and licensing fees a) Identify existing technology that does not support future enhancements. Include costs to procure and install new technology that will support future enhancements or to retrofit current technology Annual maintenance costs and licensing fees b) Identify existing technology that supports future enhancements. Include costs to procure and install future enhancements Annual maintenance costs and licensing fees Technology—Surface Surveillance 14. Is surface surveillance technology needed/desired and available to ramp control? Yes No If yes, determine costs to utilize technology for ramp control If no, either determine cost to procure and install new technology or no additional costs should be incurred Annual maintenance costs and licensing fees Technology—Interoperability 15. Will additional technology cause workspace concerns? Yes No If yes, determine costs to procure new equipment or modify workspace for new technology If no, then no additional costs should be incurred Annual maintenance costs Facility and Supporting Infrastructure 16. If a traditional ramp tower is desired/most appropriate, is it available to support the projected number of ramp control positions? Yes No No additional costs should be incurred Changes to annual lease agreement Annual maintenance costs RAMP CONTROL CONSIDERATION INITIAL COST RECURRING COST

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