The principles of airport planning and design are studied. This course covers essential elements of current U.S. and international airport planning and design trends, including airport master planning and layout plans, geometric design and layout of the airfield and terminal facilities, obstruction analysis, signage and lighting, forecasting, airside and landside interface, and capacity and delay effects. The course also focuses on environmental planning, such as hazardous wildlife attractants, airport noise, and compatible land use.
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester
E-Learning: BLENDED - Learning is done MAINLY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. This is supplemented with SOME face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus.