Public-Sector Aviation: Graduate Research Award Papers, 2011-2012
TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2325 consists of 10 papers selected for awards in a nationwide competition under the 2011 to 2012 Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues.
Topics explored by the papers include the effect of market entry by Southwest Airlines on market fares; mammal incidents with civil aircraft; the potential benefits of and alternatives to the continuous descent approach in normal conditions; dispersion modeling of lead emissions from piston engine aircraft; and depeaking schedules.
This issue of the TRR also examines conflict alerts on airport surfaces enabled by automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast; security checkpoint wait times; social media and airports; setting service expectations in air traffic flow management; and resource allocation when airspace capacity is reduced.
The Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues is managed by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program and sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration. The program is designed to encourage applied research on airport and related aviation system issues and to foster the next generation of aviation community leaders.
This Summary Last Modified On: 5/5/2016