How to prepare an airport for the Olympic Games? : transportation of the Olympic Family Members
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
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This thesis describes and assesses the preparation of Athens International Airport for and its performance during the Olympic Games in 2004. The analysis includes infrastructural modifications made and organizational restructuring processes undertaken. It also describes the rationale behind some of the decisions, as well as the implementation of certain specific measures. The time-frame of the preparations stretches from the very strategic beginnings, the forecasting, to the actual management of passenger flows during the Games. The focus of the thesis is on the transportation of the Olympic Family Members, i.e. athletes, sponsors, and VIP's. Finally, the thesis incorporates lessons learned from the Athens Olympic Games.
Thesis (S.M.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2005.Includes bibliographical references (leaves 111-112).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Civil and Environmental Engineering.