A Mathematical Model for Transporting the Arriving Passengers from the Airport to the City Centre
A. Akıncılar
Gazi University, Department of Industrial Engineering, Ankara, Turkey, Celal Bayar University, Department of Industrial Engineering, Manisa, Turkey
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In case of considerable traffic congestion in an airport, transportation of passengers to city centre may become a challenging task, since airports are generally located far from the centre. In this study, transportation of passengers, who arrive at an airport, to the city centre has been handled. A mathematical model has been developed, which minimises total costs arising from both, the time passed, while passengers are waiting for a vehicle, and the dispatching of a significant amount of vehicles for transporting the passengers. By utilising the proposed model, in addition to matter of when to dispatch, it is also possible to specify which type of vehicles, and how many of them should be dispatched at each time interval. Ultimately, it is reported that such a plan has a great potential to enhance the productivity.

DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.132.1214
PACS numbers: 89.40.Dd, 87.55.de, 02.10.Ab