Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (45)
Which Legislative Act is credited with the start of the Air Transport Industry in the US in 1925?
The Airmail Act (Kelly Act)
When the Aviation Trust Fund was developed in 1970, which other Federal Administration was already using a trust fund to fund infrastructure needs?
The Aviation Trust Fund is important to airports because it provides:
- Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding
- Research and Development funding (R and D)
One provision from the 1978 Airline Deregulation Act that continues air carrier services at the nation's smallest commercial service airports and still continues today is:
Essential Air Service
The main source of today's funding for airport infrastructure/capital projects comes from what/which program(s)?
- Airport Improvement Program (AIP)
- Passenger Facility Charges (PFC)
The predominant form of airport ownership in the US today is:
The term passenger enplanements refers to:
The number of airline passengers that enplane/depart at the airport
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was created due to?
Terrorist attacks of Sept. 1, 2001
TRUE of FALSE: The States of Hawaii and Alaska own all of the public use airports within their boarders
A Primary airport is one that:
Enplanes at least 10,000 airline passengers a year
The term "hub" for airports is determined by what metric?
Where an airline is headquartered
Los Angeles and Dallas airports are considered what type of primary airports?
Large hub airports enplane at least ___ percent of the traveling US public.
TRUE or FALSE: The National Plan of Integrated Airports Systems (NPIAS) includes every single airport in the US
TRUE or FALSE: Some of the busiest GA airports in the country rival the operational number of a large hub airport
TRUE or FALSE: The GA reliever system in Minneapolis is very valuable to the system of airports
TRUE or FALSE: Moving form a Municipally-Owned airport to an Airport Authority is desirable
TRUE or FALSE: The US will likely privatize all of its public-use airports in the near future
The most important job duty of an airport manager is:
To ensure safe and efficient operations
TRUE or FALSE: It is important for an airport manager to have knowledge in a lot of different areas for his/her day-to-day duties
TRUE or FALSE: Every airport has public relations issues; both positive and negative
_____ is a basic ingredient to good public relations
TRUE or FALSE: It is NOT important for people to be involved in interest groups
TRUE or FALSE: The NTSB was established as a part of the DOT Act of 1966
TRUE or FALSE: WWII was instrumental to the development of Landing areas (airports) across the US
The main reason the FAA re-authorization is so vital to the aviation community is/are:
- So the budget can be established for the FAA to continue it work
- So collection of the trust fund dollars from the traveling public can continue to be allocated
TRUE or FALSE: The US has the largest total number of GA airports in the world
Which air transport segment deregulated prior to the air carriers?
An important reason for an airport to move its ownership structure to an authority is/are:
- Less red tape
- On scene decision makers
- Allows for specilization