The Hub Airport Debate

It’s a crisp early autumn morning in the Province of Quebec, Canada, and the world’s biggest airport is just hours from its official opening.

Coach loads of VIPs are heading north-west from Montreal to watch the Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau welcome the first arrival at Mirabel International Airport.

Among its more noteworthy features, the new airport boasts an area bigger than that of the city it serves as well as the potential to handle 20 million passengers a year. Inevitably, the farmers who had to sell their land to make way for it are disgruntled. Some of today’s guests are

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Runway Zero-Five: 1954-1992: Cold War at Aviano

Authors: D Mattiuzzo, M Roder, M Torcoli

Details: Goliardica Editrice SrL, 200 pages, hardback, 42 Euros + postage and package

Tel: +39 0432 996332

E-mail: runwayzerofive@hotmail.com

THIS BOOK has been written by members of the Veneto Military Aviation Society and translated into English by the very capable Frank McMeiken to provide an insight into activities at Aviano Air Base in north-east Italy from 1954-92. For those Italian speakers among you there is a separate booklet in the back, providing the text in Italian.

The curious title of the book is explained by the fact that landings and departures mainly use

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PERFORMANCE BY NUMBERS.

Will there be enough runway to depart? To land?

PERFORMANCE PLANNING is ail important part of any preflight routine. Private pilots must understand how the aircraft will perform at different airports, elevations, temperatures, and pressures.

Takeoff and landing distances, single-engine service ceilings, and accelerate-stop distances are all important performance calculations that must be completed to ensure the aircraft can safely complete the flight.

These calculations are still performed for the airliners on which millions of people fly yearly. Albeit slightly more modified and automated, performance calculations are completed for every flight.

Rather than calculate takeoff distances in terms of amount

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Ust-Ilim airport is ready to resume work

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The air route is restored. In August, the Ust-Ilimsk begin the first flights. Now the local airfield record, the runway is upgraded.

  Ust-Ilim airport found its new owner. Its fate is now in the response the city. Flights stopped here in 2002. Of the terminal building there were only walls. However, the runway, according to Deputy Minister of Housing, Energy and Transport of Arthur Suleimenova, in perfect condition. And it can be used now. In addition, the application for the strip Rosaviaciya supported operating practices.

— Given the fact that there is

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The glass wall of the new airport of Vladivostok will control the temperature regime

The reconstruction of the runway and the new airport of Vladivostok is underway, — the OTV-Prim.

Experts have begun to upgrading the facade of the new airport terminal in Vladivostok — mounted glazing and cladding panels. Construction of monolithic reinforced concrete frame building of the airport has been completed. The contracts for the supply of air bridges and surveillance and security.

Fully completed work on the device columns and is now starting work on the device of metal over a large waiting room, which will house the reception and waiting area flown.

The waiting

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Airport Murmansk was allowed to commission the reconstructed runway

September 7, 2011 Federal State Unitary Enterprise "The administration of civil airports (aerodromes)" received permission № RU51513103-05 from 07.09.2011 g, the initial operation of the reconstructed objects of capital construction "Reconstruction (recovery) artificial turf runway airport" Murmansk ".

 Photo source:airport-murmansk.ru

The state customer of the project by the Federal Air Transport Agency; customer-developer — Federal State Unitary Enterprise "The administration of civil airports (aerodromes)", General Designer — OJSC "PIiNII VT" Lenaeroproekt ", General Contractor — JSC" Aerodromdorstroy-A. "

 Photo source:agaa.ru

As part of the project carried out the following activities: restored and enhanced coverage of the

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Updated Anapa airport received its first technical flight

The reconstructed runway (runway) with artificial turf Airport Anapa successfully received technical flight.

Work on the reconstruction of the airport complex are carried out in accordance with the federal program "Development of transport system of Russia (2010-2015 gg.)". Investment from the federal budget in the reconstruction of the airport complex international airport "Vitjazevo" (Anapa) are 2,000,000,000 894,100,000 rubles.

The cost of the first phase of the renovation was 976,430,000 rubles. As part of this phase of work was done on the reconstruction of the runway (runway) length of 2 thousand 500 x 45 m, reconstruction

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Updated Anapa airport received its first technical flight

The reconstructed runway (runway) with artificial turf Airport Anapa successfully received technical flight.

Work on the reconstruction of the airport complex are carried out in accordance with the federal program "Development of transport system of Russia (2010-2015 gg.)". Investment from the federal budget in the reconstruction of the airport complex international airport "Vitjazevo" (Anapa) are 2,000,000,000 894,100,000 rubles.

The cost of the first phase of the renovation was 976,430,000 rubles. As part of this phase of work was done on the reconstruction of the runway (runway) length of 2 thousand 500 x 45 m, reconstruction

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At the airport of Vladivostok completed the reconstruction of the runway

April 15, 2011

Began regular flights from the runway number 1 in Vladivostok airport. Runway with artificial turf (AAR-1) was put into operation after reconstruction, which was launched in 2009.

After the reconstruction of the runway length-1 amounted to 3.5 thousand meters, width — 60 meters. The strip can accept all types of aircraft without any restrictions.

AAR-1 is equipped with modern meteorological, electronic and lighting equipment, so the reception of the aircraft can be maintained even in conditions of very low visibility. Electronic support equipment as well as equipment for air traffic control made by

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Glass in the cladding of the new airport of Vladivostok will monitor the temperature inside

Reconstruction of the runway and the new airport of Vladivostok is in full swing.

Specialists have already begun to the arrangement of the facade of the new airport of Vladivostok with mounting glazing and cladding panels. Construction of monolithic reinforced concrete frame of the airport building has been completed. The contracts for the supply of air bridges, and systems of surveillance and security are being fulfilled.

Waiting Room — almost 4,000 square meters, with facade on the perimeter made using special glass, which controls temperature inside. Terminal, which will accommodate both domestic and international

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