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Airport Development Reference Manual (ADRM)

The Airport Development Reference Manual (ADRM) provides guidance on designing airport facilities taking user needs in mind.

10th edition (1st roll-out) - available now!

IATA in collaboration with ACI and key aviation stakeholders have completely redesigned the ADRM with new features in an interactive CD-ROM (Single User License).  The in-demand sections available in this first roll-out include:

  • Traffic forecasting
  • Master planning
  • Passenger Terminal with a redefined Level of Service (LoS) framework and modernized capacity calculations reflecting the new LoS.

Future roll-outs will include: Airside Infrastructure, Baggage Handling, Cargo Terminal, Surface Access Systems and Airport Support Elements.

For more information, see the ADRM 10th Edition Table of Contents (pdf).

New format, new look

The new format allows for permanent installation on your device, providing:

  • Updates of new sections/content when available
  • Access at anytime, anywhere (Internet access only required for updates)
  • Search function allowing to find information quickly
  • Customization options of your copy
  • Links within the manual and hyperlinks to relevant external resources

View the system requirements (pdf) for installing the application.  This product benefits from a new "product key activation" feature to prevent your copy from being mishandled. For help on activation, please consult the Product Key Activation User Guide (pdf).

Participate in the ADRM community

Register for free to (site will go live mid-March 2014):

  • Ask our experts questions
  • Be part of the Discussion Forums on hot topics surrounding airport development
  • View FAQs as they develop

An essential reference for airport development

ADRM is a valuable tool for airport planners, airlines, airports, government authorities, architects and engineering consultants involved in airport development and planning, capacity planning, terminal planning, apron, etc.

9th Edition still available

Please refer to the Table of Contents (pdf) for more information.

Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Single User License CD-ROM
Edition: 10th Edition (1st roll-out)
Language: English
Regular Price: US$ 690 reduced from US$ 990!!
Note: Additional discounts apply for IATA Member Airlines, ACI Members & Strategic Partners
Product Details Buy Online!
Media: Book
Edition: 9
Language: English
Regular Price: US$999

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