The impacts of climate change on Greek airports

  title={The impacts of climate change on Greek airports},
  author={G. Gratton and A. Padhra and S. Rapsomanikis and P. D. Williams},
  journal={Climatic Change},
Time series of meteorological parameters at ten Greek airports since 1955 indicated the level of climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean area. Using this data, take-off performance was analysed for the DHC-8-400—a typical short range turboprop airliner, and the A320, a typical medium scale turbofan airliner. For airports with longer runways, a steady but unimportant increase in take-off distances was found. For airports with shorter runways, the results indicate a steady reduction in… Expand
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