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Evaluation of a standardized single runway airport model with respect to runway capacity

Kern, Stefan and Schultz, Michael (2016) Evaluation of a standardized single runway airport model with respect to runway capacity. In: Scopus. AIAA Aviation 2016, 13.-17.06.2016, Washington D.C..

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Abstract

Airports are intermodal interfaces between landside and airside traffic. The accompanied infrastructure is planned for target capacity and the expected use inside the (air) transport sector (e.g. intercontinental hub, feeder airport, secondary hub). It cannot easily be adapted to react on increasing demand when exceeding its capacity. Additionally, in densely populated areas, land needed for expansion is very rare, which leads to developments of new technologies and optimizations to cope with the increasing demand. This paper presents an approach to evaluate the effect of technologies increasing the airport capacity regarding to the runway capacity. In this context, a standardized airport model is developed and implemented. Furthermore, the traffic structure including arrival/departure rates and traffic mix (heavy, medium, and light aircraft) as well as runway infrastructure are analyzed to reflect different characteristics of the operational airport environment. This standardized approach allows a reliable benchmark of different runway capacities and overcome the long lasting argumentation of non-comparability based on specific airport characteristics. Finally, this paper provides a fundamental concept as an essential element of a capacity development roadmap using both current and future technologies/procedures. The first results concerning a standardized airport as representative for all single runway airports show high conformity for the scenario examined.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/104929/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Evaluation of a standardized single runway airport model with respect to runway capacity
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Kern, StefanStefan.Kern (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schultz, Michaelmichael.schultz (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:2016
Journal or Publication Title:Scopus
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Runway Capacity, Single Runway Airport, standardized Airport, Capacity enhancements, Capacity influencing factors
Event Title:AIAA Aviation 2016
Event Location:Washington D.C.
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:13.-17.06.2016
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Air Traffic Concepts and Operation
Location: Braunschweig
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Flight Control > Air traffic systems
Deposited By: Kern, Stefan
Deposited On:16 Aug 2016 16:13
Last Modified:17 Nov 2016 16:44

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