Purpose - The purpose of the study is the evaluation of the efficiencies of a group of small Italian airports and the comparison with a set of transport heliports to show the difference in the productivity of the two types of infrastructures. Design/methodology/approach - The methodology used for the evaluation is the data envelopment analysis (DEA). Findings - The better performance of the heliports compared to the small inefficient airports. Research limitations/implications - This research is limited by the field of application and the weaknesses of the DEA methodology. However, it could be the first step for further works that will include more accurate models. Practical implications - The study suggests the conversion of the small inefficient airports into heliports feeding traffic towards the major hubs. The use of helicopters to reach poor accessible areas represents an alternative mode of transport. Originality/value - This is the first case of application of the DEA methodology to a group of heliports.

Amoroso, S., Castelluccio, F., & Maritano, L. (2015). A DEA-based transport heliports' efficiencies evaluation. AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY, 87(2), 131-138 [10.1108/AEAT-12-2013-0232].

A DEA-based transport heliports' efficiencies evaluation

AMOROSO, Salvatore;CASTELLUCCIO, Francesco;MARITANO, Luigi
2015

Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of the study is the evaluation of the efficiencies of a group of small Italian airports and the comparison with a set of transport heliports to show the difference in the productivity of the two types of infrastructures. Design/methodology/approach - The methodology used for the evaluation is the data envelopment analysis (DEA). Findings - The better performance of the heliports compared to the small inefficient airports. Research limitations/implications - This research is limited by the field of application and the weaknesses of the DEA methodology. However, it could be the first step for further works that will include more accurate models. Practical implications - The study suggests the conversion of the small inefficient airports into heliports feeding traffic towards the major hubs. The use of helicopters to reach poor accessible areas represents an alternative mode of transport. Originality/value - This is the first case of application of the DEA methodology to a group of heliports.
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Amoroso, S., Castelluccio, F., & Maritano, L. (2015). A DEA-based transport heliports' efficiencies evaluation. AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY, 87(2), 131-138 [10.1108/AEAT-12-2013-0232].
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