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Wide-body aircraft demand potential at metropolitan Washington airports

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dc.contributor.author Ausrotas, Raymond A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Taylor, Morais Anthony. en_US
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-06T06:46:25Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-06T06:46:25Z
dc.date.issued 1976 en_US
dc.identifier 02378613 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/67938
dc.description May 1976 en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (leaf 24) en_US
dc.description.abstract Introduction: At present there is concern regarding the feasibility and future impact of allowing service by wide-body aircraft into National Airport in Washington. Some of the important issues are: (i) To what extent would the air carrier traffic change at Dulles and National Airports if wide-bodies were allowed at National? In addition, would this reduction in the quality of service (i.e. trip convenience and time) result in diversion of passengers to other modes of transportation in short-range markets? (ii) Could airlines maintain a high level of service to Metropolitan Washington and still make a profit serving their Washington markets? (iii) What would be the effect of changing the existing quota of 40 operations per hour at National Airport? FA-7, an air transportation simulation model developed in the Flight Transportation Laboratory at M.I.T. is well suited for analysis of these policy-oriented questions and was used to obtain answers to a series of hypothetical scenarios regarding wide-body aircraft use at the two Metropolitan Washington airports.. en_US
dc.format.extent 24 leaves en_US
dc.publisher Cambridge, Mass. : Flight Transportation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [1976] en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries FTL report (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Flight Transportation Laboratory) ; R76-6 en_US
dc.subject Aeronautics, Commercial en_US
dc.subject Mathematical models en_US
dc.subject Washington Metropolitan Area en_US
dc.title Wide-body aircraft demand potential at metropolitan Washington airports en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US


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