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Guidebook for Developing Ramp Control Facilities (2017)

Chapter: Chapter 3 - Initial and Recurring Costs

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Suggested Citation:"Chapter 3 - Initial and Recurring Costs." 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:"Chapter 3 - Initial and Recurring Costs." 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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33 Acronyms and Airport Identifiers AAL American Airlines AC Advisory Circular ACRP Airport Cooperative Research Program ADS-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast AIP Airport Improvement Program ASDE-X Airport Surface Detection Equipment – Model X ATC Air Traffic Control ATCT Airport Traffic Control Tower ATL Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport BOS Boston Logan International Airport CCTV Closed-Circuit Television CLE Cleveland Hopkins International Airport CLT Charlotte-Douglas International Airport DAL Delta Air Lines DCA Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport DEN Denver International Airport DFW Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport DOA Department of Aviation DOT Department of Transportation DTW Detroit Metro Airport EWR Newark Liberty International Airport FAA Federal Aviation Administration FBO Fixed-Base Operator FLL Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport GA General Aviation GSE Ground Support Equipment GUI Graphical User Interface HTML Hyper Text Markup Language IAD Washington Dulles International Airport IAH Bush Intercontinental Airport ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization IND Indianapolis International Airport IROPS Irregular Operations JFK John F. Kennedy International Airport LAS McCarran International Airport LAX Los Angeles International Airport LGA LaGuardia Airport LOA Letter of Agreement

34 Guidebook for Developing Ramp Control Facilities MCO Orlando International Airport MEM Memphis International Airport MIA Miami International Airport MSP Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport MWAA Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority NAS National Airspace System NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NRC National Research Council OJT On-the-Job Training ORD Chicago O’Hare International Airport PANYNJ Port Authority of New York/New Jersey PHL Philadelphia International Airport PHX Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport QA Quality Assurance QC Quality Control RDU Raleigh-Durham International Airport rTWR Remote Tower SAN San Diego International Airport SEA Seattle-Tacoma International Airport SFO San Francisco International Airport SLC Salt Lake City International Airport SOP Standard Operating Procedure SWIM System Wide Information Management TFDM Terminal Flight Data Manager U.S. United States UAL United Airlines VSATS Virginia SATSLab

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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 167: Guidebook for Developing Ramp Control Facilities provides guidance to airport operators considering providing ramp control services. An accompanying

Ramp Control Decision Support Tool

assists users through most considerations before providing ramp control services, including facility requirements, staffing, training, and technology and other factors, allowing the user to determine the best way to move forward.

The Ramp Control Decision Support Tool is implemented in a sequence of HTML files and Javascript libraries that can be navigated using a web browser. The current version of the tool supports Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers.

In order to use the install and start the tool please use the following steps:

1. Copy the provided zip file with the tool to a local directory.

2. Unzip the contents of the zip file to this directory.

3. Open index.html file using either Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

4. The welcome page provides a general overview of the tool.

5. Click on the Get Started button to start uisng the tool. This will lead to Step 1 questions.

6. Provide responses to questions included in Step 1 and when done click on the Next button.

7. Repeat for Steps 2 and 3.

8. When done answering the questions for all three steps click on Report to automatically generate a report with all provided answers.

9. The report can be printed by clicking on Print button.

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, Engineering, and Medicine 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.


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