ACRP Report 26: Guidebook for Conducting Airport User Surveys
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ACRP Report 26:
Guidebook for Conducting Airport User Surveys
(2010)
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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 26: Guidebook for Conducting Airport User Surveys explores the basic concepts of survey sampling and the steps involved in planning and implementing a survey. The guidebook also examines the different types of airport user surveys, and includes guidance on how to design a survey and analyze its results.

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  • Transportation — Aviation
  • Transportation — Planning and Forecasting
  • Transportation — Administration and Management

Publication Info

251 pages | 8.5 x 11
Contents

Table of Contents

skim chapter
Front Matter i-xi
Summary 1-6
1.2 Role of Surveys in Airport Planning, Development, and Management 7-7
1.3 Survey Concepts 8-9
1.4 Main Survey Types and Methods 10-10
1.5 How to Use This Guidebook 11-11
2.1 Defining the Purpose 12-12
2.2 Selecting the Survey Method 13-15
2.3 Survey Frequency and Timing 16-17
2.4 External Agencies 18-18
2.5 Preparing the Survey Budget 19-19
2.6 Survey Planning Team 20-21
2.7 Preliminary Schedule and Target Dates 22-22
2.8 Survey Location and Security Clearance 23-23
2.9 Contracting External Resources 24-25
2.10 Summary 26-26
Chapter 3 - Statistical Concepts 27-27
3.2 Statistical Accuracy and Confidence Intervals 28-30
3.3 Sampling Methods 31-35
3.4 Sample Size 36-42
3.5 Weighting 43-43
3.6 Summary 44-44
4.1 Survey Population 45-47
4.2 Sampling Strategy and Plan 48-48
4.3 Questionnaire Design and Structure 49-51
4.4 Expected Data Collection Rate 52-52
4.5 Survey Logistics 53-54
4.6 Selection and Training of Field Staff 55-57
4.7 Pre-Tests and Pilot Tests 58-59
4.8 Maximizing Response Rates 60-62
4.9 Use of Electronic Data Collection Devices 63-67
4.10 Data Entry and Quality Control 68-68
4.11 Analysis and Reporting of Survey Results 69-70
4.13 Documenting the Survey 71-71
4.14 Summary 72-72
5.1 Purpose of the Survey 73-73
5.2 Survey Methodology 74-89
5.3 Sample Size, Survey Coverage, and Timing 90-97
5.4 Questionnaire Wording and Length 98-100
5.5 Weighting Survey Responses 101-105
5.7 Location-Specific Guidelines 106-106
5.8 Information on Greeters and Well-Wishers 107-107
5.9 Groundside Surveys 108-113
5.10 Checklists 114-114
5.11 Survey Budget 115-116
5.12 Summary 117-118
6.1 Purpose of the Survey and the Data to Be Collected 119-119
6.2 Survey Methodology 120-120
6.3 Sampling Methodology 121-121
6.4 Questionnaire Wording and Length 122-122
6.6 Survey Budget 123-123
6.7 Summary 124-124
7.2 Survey Methodology 125-126
7.3 Sampling Methodology 127-127
7.5 Measures to Obtain Adequate Response 128-128
7.7 Mystery Shopper 129-130
7.8 Summary 131-131
8.3 Sampling, Coverage, and Timing 132-134
8.5 Measures to Obtain Adequate Response 135-135
8.7 Summary 136-136
9.2 Survey Methodology 137-138
9.4 Questionnaire Wording and Length 139-139
9.6 Survey Budget 140-140
9.7 Summary 141-141
10.2 Collection of Air Cargo Data 142-142
10.3 Survey Methods 143-143
10.4 Summary 144-144
References 145-145
Glossary and Acronym List 146-152
Bibliography 153-155
Appendix A - Airport User Surveys: Summary of Research 156-160
Appendix B - Sample Sizes, Sample Estimates, and Confidence Intervals 161-177
Appendix C - Material and Equipment Checklists for Air Passenger Intercept Surveys 178-179
Appendix D - Sample Training Agenda 180-184
Appendix E - High-Speed Scanning Technology 185-186
Appendix F - Sample Questionnaires for Passenger Surveys 187-207
Appendix G - Sample Questionnaires for Groundside Surveys 208-217
Appendix H - Sample Questionnaires for Employee Surveys 218-223
Appendix I - Sample Questionnaire for Tenant Surveys 224-228
Appendix J - Sample Questionnaire for Area Residents Surveys 229-234
Appendix K - Sample Questionnaire for Roadside Driver Cargo Surveys 235-239
Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications 240-240

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