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Inside The Airport

Author : Mark Davies
ISBN : 0809242745
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 60.68 MB
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Todd receives a tour of the airport and discovers how its many operations work.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Airport Book

Author : Lisa Brown
ISBN : 9781626727762
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 62.73 MB
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Follow a family and the youngest member's favorite sock monkey through all the inner and outer workings of an airport. In a book that is as intriguing as it is useful and entertaining, we follow a family on its way through the complexities of a modern-day airport. From checking bags and watching them disappear on the mysterious conveyor belt, to security clearance and a seemingly endless wait at the gate to finally being airborne. But wait! There's more! The youngest family member's sock monkey has gone missing. Follow it at the bottom of the page as it makes a journey as memorable as that of the humans above.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Airport Book

Author : Martin Greif
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000150057
Genre : Airports
File Size : 71.35 MB
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Category: Airports

Paddington At The Airport

Author : Michael Bond
ISBN : 0528820044
Genre : Airports
File Size : 61.9 MB
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At the airport check-in counter Paddington Bear's suitcase is put on a conveyor belt and he jumps on too to get the sandwiches out of the suitcase.
Category: Airports

Politics At The Airport

Author : Mark B. Salter
ISBN : 9780816650149
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 64.32 MB
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Politics at the Airport brings together leading scholars to examine how airports both shape and are shaped by current political, social, and economic conditions. Focusing on the ways that airports have become securitized, the essays address a wide range of practices and technologies--from architecture, biometric identification, and CCTV systems to "no-fly lists" and the privatization of border control--now being deployed to frame the social sorting of safe and potentially dangerous travelers.
Category: Political Science

Wayfinding And Signing Guidelines For Airport Terminals And Landside

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ISBN : 9780309213462
Genre : Airport terminals
File Size : 61.97 MB
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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 52: Wayfinding and Signing Guidelines for Airport Terminals and Landside is designed to provide airports with the tools necessary to help passengers find their way in and around the airport.
Category: Airport terminals

My Big Wimmelbook At The Airport

Author : Max Walther
ISBN : 1615197168
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 46.1 MB
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In these one-of-a-kind picture books, every page is bursting with life—and tons to discover! Children as young as age 2 have a blast pointing out recognizable things—a blue tricycle, a hungry dog, a piggyback ride—while older kids can follow the star characters from page to page, telling their stories along the way. How? Wimmelbooks are virtually instruction-free, inviting kids to make their own way through the busy Wimmelworld they encounter, and to craft their own stories. First, you’re introduced to a unique cast of characters who are hidden in plain sight on the pages that follow. As you seek them out, each character’s storyline unfolds, but it’s up to kids to interpret the scenes and create stories they think fit. It’s hours upon hours of fun—and an effortless introduction to literacy to boot. My Big Wimmelbook—At the Airport takes kids on a ride through the sky as they go through check-in, security, boarding, getting airborne, and finally landing—with plenty of interesting things happening along the way. Aircraft marshals, flight attendants, pilots, passengers, and more are all a part of this busy cast of characters going about their day at Wimmeltown Airport. Welcome aboard!
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Busy Airport

Author : Mandy Archer
ISBN : 1409311309
Genre : Airports
File Size : 50.62 MB
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All busy toddlers will love exploring this bright lift-the-flap airport board book from Ladybird. See what happens when Passenger Pete arrives at the airport, checks in, goes through security and more. There are big, sturdy flaps to lift and even more flaps hidden under other ones! Can you also spot the little ladybird on every page? Great for helping children to get ready for a holiday and for answering questions about what happens at an airport and why people have to do certain things before getting on a plane. Looking at the pictures together and talking about what is happening will also help your child to develop observation and early language skills.
Category: Airports

How Airports Work

Author : Clive Gifford
ISBN : 1787012921
Genre : Airplanes
File Size : 43.89 MB
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Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport - from a peek inside the cockpit to the hustle and bustle of departures. In this follow-up to How Cities Work, we explore the earliest airports through to today's giant transport hubs and what airports could look like in the future. Packed with amazing facts and illustrations from James Gulliver Hancock, it'll surprise and delight readers young and old, ensuring they never look at air travel in the same way again. Created in consultation with Tom Cornell, VP Airspace / Airfields, Americas at Landrum & Brown. Contents include: Airports Through the Ages The Great Get-to-the-Airport Race Find Your Way Round the Airport The Maintenance Hangar In the Terminal Inside an Aircraft The Control Tower Sees All Preparing Planes Ship That Cargo The Incredible Luggage Journey Airports of the Future About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.
Category: Airplanes

Careers In Airlines And Airports

Author : Verité Reily Collins
ISBN : 0749437022
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 57.56 MB
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Covering the range of jobs available both in the air and as part of the ground staff, Careers in Airlines and Airports is designed for anyone wanting to find a job working in the airline and airport industries. Examining topics from cabin crew to air traffic control, the book explains what each job entails.
Category: Business & Economics

Math At The Airport

Author : Tracey Steffora
ISBN : 9781432971519
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 77.14 MB
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Explores how math is used at the airport and on planes, from counting tickets and taking off on time to measuring how fast the plane is going.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction


Author : Hugh Pearman
ISBN : 9781856693561
Genre : Airport buildings
File Size : 59.26 MB
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Since their emergence at the start of the 20th century, airports have become one of the most distinctive and important of architectural building types. Often used to symbolize progress, freedom and trade, they offer architects the chance to design on a grand scale. At the beginning of the 21st century, airports are experiencing a new and exciting renaissance as they adapt and evolve into a new type of building; one that is complete, adaptable and catering to a new range of demands. As passengers are held in airports far longer than they used to be, they have also now become destinations in their own right. Airports celebrates the most important airport designs in the world. Beginning with an exploration of the first structures of aviation, and early designs such as the Berlin Tempelhof, the book explores the key airports of the century up to the present day, including Eero Saarinen's TWA Terminal in New York, Renzo Piano's Kansai Airport and Norman Foster's Chek Lap Kok in Hong Kong.
Category: Airport buildings

Airport Slots

Author : Achim I. Czerny
ISBN : 0754670422
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 44.99 MB
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Over the past several decades, commercial air traffic has been growing at a far greater rate than airport capacity, causing airports to become increasingly congested. How can we accommodate this increased traffic and at the same time alleviate traffic delays resulting from congestion?Airport Slots provides a valuable contribution to the debate on how best to limit airport congestion. The book's comprehensive treatment of the subject matter provides the reader with a 'one-stop' volume to explore airport congestion and slot-allocation schemes, offering valuable insights to academics and practitioners alike.
Category: Political Science

Managing Airports

Author : Anne Graham
ISBN : 9780750686136
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 87.6 MB
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Managing Airports presents a comprehensive and cutting-edge insight into today's international airport industry. Approaching management topics from a strategic and commercial perspective rather than from an operational and technical angle, the book provides an innovative insight into the processes behind running a successful airport. Completely revised and updated for a third edition, with international case studies from BAA, Vienna, Aer Rianta, and countries around the world, this book reflects the huge changes in the management of airports today and tackles many key issues. Accessible and up-to-date, Managing Airports is ideal for students, lecturers and researchers of transport and tourism, and practitioners within the air transport industry. • Vast increases of air traffic – how can airport development cope with predicted levels of future demand? • Commercialization and privatization of airports and the emergence of new types of airport operators as the private airport industry has matured. • The increased number of airline alliances and the new demands they place on the airport operators. • The growth of the low cost carrier sector and its impact on airport operations worldwide. • Security and the environmental impacts.
Category: Business & Economics