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Questions tagged [airport-capacity]

The amount of traffic that a particular airport, or a portion thereof, is capable of handling at any one time.

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How are weather-related limits on arrival capacity determined?

Most airports in Europe have the following traffic controls imposed during adverse weather conditions. I wonder whether these capacity limits are determined by airport operator's experience, or if ...
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Are taxiways always one-way towards a specific, fixed direction?

I was studying the airport diagram of JFK and I began to wonder if aircrafts use taxiways as a one-way road. In case they do, is the direction of a taxiway fixed or does it change according to the ...
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How does the capacity of 2 parallel runways compare to single runway?

Under IFR, what is the capacity of 2 near parallel runways and how does it compare to mixed mode single runway?
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At what intervals do planes land and take off from Chicago O'Hare?

Is there some data available which shows the intervals at which planes take off and land at Chicago O'Hare? Just by taking a look around the last time I visited ORD couple of months back, it seems to ...