Norman J. Ashford MASTERPLANNING / AIRPORT ECONOMICS / SYSTEM CAPACITY
1975–present Managing Director of Norman Ashford Ltd. (NACEL)
1994-present Emeritus Professor Loughborough University
1972-1994 Professor of Transport Planning Loughborough University
1967-1972 Assistant Professor and Associate Professor Florida State University
1963-1967 Postgraduate studies at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
1957-1963 Consultant engineer, Toronto, Canada
Professor Ashford was Professor of Transport Planning at the Loughborough University of Technology, England from 1972 to 1997. He was made Professor Emeritus of the University in that year. He is the holder of bachelor, master and doctorate level degrees in civil engineering. Prior to beginning his teaching career he worked as a civil engineer in Canada in the areas of soil mechanics and the structural design and construction of buildings, bridges, dams and roads. He subsequently taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Florida State University and served as the Director of the Transportation Institute Division of Universities for the State of Florida before returning after 15 years in North America to his own country, Britain.
During his career, Professor Ashford has published over 130 articles in engineering and aviation periodicals and journals. He is the author of three books on the subject of aviation which are highly regarded and widely read in the international airports community: Airport Engineering, 1978, 1984, 1992; Airport Operations 1982, 1991, 1996; and Airport Finance 1992 and 1999. He is also the author of the multimodal transport engineering text Transportation Engineering, 1972, 1982, 1989, 1998. He is the author of Airports: Public Works in the Macropaedia of the Encyclopaedia Britannica 1996.
He is the Managing Director of his own aviation consulting company and his consulting activities have been carried out in Algeria, Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, Britain, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, St.Vincent, Singapore, South Africa, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, The Republic of the Maldives, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States of America and Uruguay.
He has consulted on more than 100 airports during his career in the areas of planning, design, operations and privatisation.
Transportation Engineering, John Wiley, New York
Airport Engineering, John Wiley, New York
Airport Operations, McGraw Hill, New York
Airport Finance, Van Nostrand, New York and The Loughborough Airport Consultancy
Transport for the Elderly and Handicapped, Gordon and Breach, London