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The impact of logistics and intermodality on airport efficiency

Abstract: This paper studies the relationship between logistics, intermodality and airport efficiency. To this end, using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), the efficiency of the 21 largest European airports has been estimated over the 2009?2014 period. In a second stage, this research analyses the effect of Logistics and Modal Integration on airport efficiency. The airport's ability to compete globally depends, greatly, on the passengers and cargo' access to efficient networks. The results show evidence of the positive impact of the quality of the national logistics system on Airport efficiency. The effect of Logistics on overall airport efficiency is estimated at 0.15% for every 1% increase in the Logistic Performance (LPI), ceteris paribus. Furthermore, airports that have a direct link to a High-Speed Rail (HSR) network are expected to perform, on average, 27 per cent above the rest of the airports. Finally, airports that offer more facilities to optimise the interface between airport and aircraft are expected to achieve higher efficiency levels.

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 Autoría: Fernández X.L., Gundelfinger J., Coto-Millán P.,

 Fuente: Transport Policy. Volume 124, August 2022, Pages 233-239

Editorial: Elsevier

 Fecha de publicación: 01/08/2022

Nº de páginas: 7

Tipo de publicación: Artículo de Revista

 DOI: 10.1016/j.tranpol.2021.05.008

ISSN: 0967-070X