Module Description

Module: Airport Planning and Operations

Courses:

TitleTypeHrs/WeekPeriod
Airport OperationsLecture3Winter Semester
Airport PlanningLecture2Winter Semester
Airport PlanningRecitation Section (small)1Winter Semester

Module Responsibility:

Prof. Volker Gollnick

Admission Requirements:

None

Recommended Previous Knowledge:

  • Bachelor Mech. Eng.
  • Vordiplom Mech. Eng.
  • Lecture Air Transportation Systems

Educational Objectives:

Professional Competence

Theoretical Knowledge
  1. Regulatory principles of airport planning and operations
  2. Design of an airport incl. Regulatory baselines
  3. Airport operation in the terminal and at the airfield
Capabilities
  • Understanding of different interdisciplinary interdependencies
  • Planning and design of an airport
  • Modelling and assessment of airport operation

Personal Competence

Social Competence
  • Working in interdisciplinary teams
  • Communication
Autonomy

Organization of workflows and -strategies

ECTS-Credit Points Module:

6 ECTS

Examination:

Written exam

Workload in Hours:

Independent Study Time: 96, Study Time in Lecture: 84


Course: Airport Operations (Lecture)

Lecturers:

Volker Gollnick, Peter Bießlich

Language:

German

Period:

Winter Semester

Content:

FA-F Flight Operations Flight Operations - Production Infrastructures Operations Planning Master plan Airport capacity Ground handling Terminal operations

Literature:

Richard de Neufville, Amedeo Odoni: Airport Systems, McGraw Hill, 2003


Course: Airport Planning

Lecturers:

Volker Gollnick, Ulrich Häp

Language:

German

Period:

Winter Semester

Content:

  1. Introduction, definitions, overviewg
  2. Runway systems
  3. Air space strucutres around airports
  4. Airfield lightings, marking and information
  5. Airfield and terminal configuration

Literature:

N. Ashford, Martin Stanton, Clifton Moore: Airport Operations, John Wiley & Sons, 1991

Richard de Neufville, Amedeo Odoni: Airport Systems, Aviation Week Books, MacGraw Hill, 2003