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The Organisation of Multiple Airports in a Metropolitan Area

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  • Se-il Mun
  • Yusuke Teraji

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This study deals with the allocation of international and domestic flights (allocation of services) among multiple airports in a metropolitan area. We examine three types of airport operation: 1. separate operation by two private firms (PP); 2. integrated operation by a single private firm (M); and 3. integrated operation by the government (G). By means of numerical simulations, we obtain the following results: (a) the allocation of services varies with the location of airports and types of operation; (b) the welfare gain of the service choice regulation is quantitatively small compared with the airport charge regulation. © 2012 LSE and the University of Bath

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  • Se-il Mun & Yusuke Teraji, 2012. "The Organisation of Multiple Airports in a Metropolitan Area," Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, University of Bath, vol. 46(2), pages 221-237, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:tpe:jtecpo:v:46:y:2012:i:2:p:221-237
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