Accession Number : AD0758586

Title :   New York Offshore Airport Feasibility Study,

Corporate Author : SAPHIER LERNER SCHINDLER ENVIRONETICS NEW YORK

Personal Author(s) : Lerner,Lawrence ; Graham,Marshall A.

Report Date : MAR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : The purpose of the study was to determine the technical and economic feasibility of an offshore airport for the New York metropolitan region. The study included analyses of a series of major tasks and substasks which affect airport planning including air traffic projections, air traffic control, meteorology, airport design and layout, oceanographic and geologic factors, facilities engineering and construction ground access systems, and environmental factors such as marine ecology, noise and air pollution, solid waste disposal and radioactivity. A multimodal concept was considered including a deep-draft harbor at the selected location.

Descriptors :   (*AIRPORTS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN), (*FLOATING BODIES, TERMINAL FLIGHT FACILITIES), AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, METEOROLOGY, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, OCEANOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION, ROADS, WASTES(SANITARY ENGINEERING), NOISE, NEW YORK

Subject Categories : Terminal Flight Facilities

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE