IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/eee/transa/v26y1992i1p27-35.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Passenger terminal design

Author

Listed:
  • Odoni, Amedeo R.
  • de Neufville, Richard

Abstract

The standard procedures for sizing the spaces for passenger activities in airport terminals are unsatisfactory in that they easily lead to expensive errors. The essential difficulty lies in the nature of the process, and in particular with the several formulas which specify the area per passenger in different parts of the building. The process and these formulas are insensitive both to the variations in the operational characteristics of terminals and to the overall variability in the level and nature of the traffic. This paper presents practical procedures for incorporating such considerations into terminal design, based both on theory and on experience internationally at major airports. The approach builds upon detailed consideration of the sequences of flows of the passengers, their likely dwell-time in each facility, and their psychological response to the configuration of the spaces. The overall objective is to create flexible designs that use space efficiently under the broad range of conditions that may prevail. It entails an iterative process of exploring the response of design options to different patterns of loads. This approach invites computerized models of the performance of terminals with spreadsheet-like capability to answer "what-if" questions rapidly.

Suggested Citation

  • Odoni, Amedeo R. & de Neufville, Richard, 1992. "Passenger terminal design," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 27-35, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:transa:v:26:y:1992:i:1:p:27-35
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0965-8564(92)90042-6
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Bruinsma, F. & Nijkamp, P. & Rietveld, P., 1990. "Infrastructure and metropolitan development in an international perspective : survey and methodological exploration," Serie Research Memoranda 0056, VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Reinhold, Annika & Niemeier, Hans-Martin & Kamp, Vanessa & Müller, Jürgen, 2010. "An evaluation of yardstick regulation for European airports," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, pages 74-80.
    2. Kim, Tae Hyun & Wu, Cheng-Lung & Koo, Tae-Ryang, 2017. "Implications of the ageing society and internationalisation for airport services: A perspective on passenger demand for personal space at airport terminals," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, pages 84-92.
    3. Brunetta, Lorenzo & Righi, Luca & Andreatta, Giovanni, 1999. "An operations research model for the evaluation of an airport terminal: SLAM (simple landside aggregate model)," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, pages 161-175.
    4. Wu, Paul Pao-Yen & Mengersen, Kerrie, 2013. "A review of models and model usage scenarios for an airport complex system," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, pages 124-140.
    5. KIyIldI, R. Koray & Karasahin, M., 2008. "The capacity analysis of the check-in unit of Antalya Airport using the fuzzy logic method," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 42(4), pages 610-619, May.
    6. Huang, PoTsang B. & Yu, Tsung-Ying & Chou, Yuan-ju & Lin, Yi-Ching, 2016. "Simulation method for dispatching national border security manpower to mitigate manpower shortage," Journal of Air Transport Management, Elsevier, pages 43-51.

    More about this item

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:transa:v:26:y:1992:i:1:p:27-35. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Dana Niculescu). General contact details of provider: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/547/description#description .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.