Airport Terminals by Christopher J. Blow (Auth.) PDF

By Christopher J. Blow (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 0750612789

ISBN-13: 9780750612784

This paintings bargains with the skill of airports and the way forward for airport terminals within the mild of expected passenger development records (2 billion airline passengers via the yr 2000). the categories of latest, substitute and multiplied terminals with a purpose to be required are mentioned. subject matters lined comprise purposes for airport situation, wide-ranging case stories (Osaka Bay, Munich, Southampton and Charles de Gaulle airports, for example), the taxonomy of airport kinds and public delivery interchanges

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5. 7. 2 Domestic and international terminals International terminals involve customs and immigration procedures; domestic terminals do not. Domestic termin­ als can therefore be simpler buildings. 7. 3 Single level and multi-level terminals There are four principal types. 8a. (a) Side-by-side arrivals and departures with two-level terminal This design obviates the need for elevated roads because all kerbside activity can take place at ground level. 8b. Note that London Heathrow Terminal 3 is a particular example of this type of terminal.

1. New York J. F. Kennedy conceptual model, courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, New York 27 New York J. F. Kennedy International Functional types of airport terminal 29 Dallas/Fort Worth USA (1973) Here a kit-of-parts approach to design has been adopted to enable airline requirements to be met within a consistent design form and aesthetic. This example highlights the importance to airlines of individual style. Subsequently a totally different type of terminal, a long two-sided pier, has been brought about by American Airlines' hub operation.

1 London Heathrow Terminal 4 Type: owned, with six other airports, by public company (1986). Form: linear, vertically stacked and segregated. Architect: Scott Brownrigg & Turner, Guildford. Design standards: International passengers per hour: 2,000. Domestic passengers per hour: nil. Transit/transfer passengers: 15%. Passengers per year: 6-8 million design capacity. Aircraft stands: 17 terminal served (including 8 stretched Boeing 747) plus 5 remote. 1. 50 Heathrow Terminal 4 location Description: the central terminal area of Heathrow Airport, constrained by the runway pattern surrounding it, had developed steady between 1950 and 1977.

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