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21 domestic arrivals, including meeters and greeters, baggage specific situation. In addition to the advantages and disadvan- claim, and the ground transportation interface. tages of each innovation or concept, the potential challenges The concepts have been developed in some detail in an to implementation are also discussed. attempt to verify their practicality and workability; however, The information provided in the evaluations of the inno- it should be noted that the illustrations and descriptions are vations and concepts was based on the experience of the not intended to represent specific design solutions. research team as well as comments on the innovations and preliminary innovative concepts collected during on-site workshops held with airport management representatives-- Evaluation Process including senior executives, planning and development, The innovations identified and the concepts incorporating engineering, operations, and public safety--as well as airline those innovations, as described in Chapters 4 through 6, were representatives. evaluated by examining the advantages and disadvantages of Simulation analyses were conducted for select options to each and then comparing each with other innovations or provide preliminary insight into their potential benefits or concepts, as appropriate. The advantages and disadvantages constraints. The simulation analyses were based on existing of each innovation and concept are discussed after the descrip- datasets of actual U.S. airports so that realistic estimates of the tions of the innovation and concept. The intent is to provide facility requirements could be obtained. Brief descriptions of valuable information to enable airport management, other the simulation results are provided with the appropriate stakeholders, and terminal landside planners to determine concepts; full descriptions of the simulation models used are whether a specific innovation or concept applies to their provided in the appendix.