Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1976

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Economics

Abstract

The goal of this research was to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a commuter airline system in South Dakota. Specific research objectives were: 1. To describe in detail the growth and characteristics of the commuter industry in the United States and relate the national experience to the feasibility of a commuter system in South Dakota. 2. To evaluate the technical, economic, and airport facility issues that would affect commuter feasibility in South Dakota. 3. To evaluate the attitudes and opinions of interested groups in potential commuter service points in South Dakota as they relate to commuter feasibility. 4. To conclude on the research issue of commuter feasibility and/or suggest that require further research and analysis.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Commuting -- South Dakota

Local service airlines -- South Dakota

Format

application/pdf

Number of Pages

173

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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