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Property Acquisition Costs Related to Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) Standards
A Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) provides safety benefits to property and people near the end of a runway. To control an RPZ, an airport must own the property or acquire the property from other owners. The financial resources required for property acquisition must be balanced carefully with the need for a safe airport environment. The standards related to RPZs are based on operational and safety data that may not be representative of current conditions. Therefore, this research seeks to update crash models to account for current crash data, aircraft performance characteristics, pilot training, standards, etc. An evaluation of these measures should lead to a re-evaluation of the RPZ required sizes.
A project duration of 18 to 24 months and a $300,000 to $400,000 budget is expected to complete the research.
Update crash models to account for current crash data, aircraft performance characteristics, pilot training and standards
|Sponsoring Committee:||AV070, Aircraft/Airport Compatibility
|Index Terms:||Airports, Property acquisition, Costs, Aircraft accidents, Aviation safety, |
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