[Ref AVIA4022 handout]
Factors need to be considered when conducting Airport Master Planning :
- Why an airport need a mater plan? It is because building and maintain the operations of an airport involving huge costs, therefore an Airport Master Planning are separate into two period of time frame – Medium term (20-30 yrs) and Long term (30-50 yrs)
- What is expected? It is talking about the estimate number of airlines and movements in the future. Also, environmental issues (such as air quality and noise) are considered as well. Of course, it is not ruling out any possibility of land reclamation in the Airport Master Planning.