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For your approved topic submitted in 2.2 Research Paper: Topic Selection and Abstract, research and write a 12 to 15-page (including cover page and references), double-spaced research paper in APA format, using the rubric as a guide. Identify current issues, regulations, and practices, and address related legal considerations on your chosen topic, using proper legal terminology throughout. You must cite at least 5 references, one of which can be our textbook, if applicable.

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ASCI 404 8.5 Research Paper Rubric V2 ASCI 404 8.5 Research Paper Rubric V2 Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContext / Introduction Paper should provide an introduction and a research problem that is related to the field of applicable discipline. Presents relationships between factors with examples. Should develop a coherent, central theme that is expressed in an organized, and logical manner throughout. 15.0 pts Exceeds Standards 13.0 pts Meets Standards 10.0 pts Does Not Meet Standards 15.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResearch Paper should provide comprehensive identification and analysis of issues in the realm of applicable discipline. Should design a course of action to solve the proposed research problem using multi-disciplinary principles, if appropriate. The evidence should come from valid sources. References should be complete and reflect appropriate sources. 25.0 pts Exceeds Standards 21.0 pts Meets Standards 17.0 pts Does Not Meet Standards 25.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeComprehension Paper should contain well-supported argument based on relevant concepts and theories, providing new ideas to the applicable discipline. Argument should be logical and use examples, evidence, research, and/or data from course content and from valid, external information sources. 25.0 pts Exceeds Standards 21.0 pts Meets Standards 17.0 pts Does Not Meet Standards 25.0 pts ASCI 404 8.5 Research Paper Rubric V2 Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeApplication Decisions and conclusions should be a result of analysis and synthesis of evidence. Should formulate resolution and recommendations, and may contribute to improvements in the applicable discipline. Conclusion could include possible consequences and outcome scenarios. 25.0 pts Exceeds Standards 21.0 pts Meets Standards 17.0 pts Does Not Meet Standards 25.0 pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStyle & Mechanics Mechanics of style should enhance content understanding, and writing skillfully supports the message and is in required format. Citations and references present and IAW APA. 10.0 pts Exceeds Standards 8.0 pts Meets Standards 7.0 pts Does Not Meet Standards 10.0 pts Total Points: 100.0 Add a Comment: Media CommentAttach File Topic: Airports- Select a specific civil airport located anywhere in the world and serving commercial airlines, then: While conducting research on Hartsfieldl-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, I will talk about airport and tell you particular information on that airport I.e (location, airlines at the airport, etc.). The agency that provides security for that airport and their processes for security screening. Examines the legal actions taken for certain circumstances and go further in depth of the agencies. Go over all the accidents that occurred at that airport of a certain time frame and go over what happened and what could’ve been done to prevent the accident from happening. Possibly go over what the airport can do to improve efficiency.
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Introduction
Airports play critical roles in promoting globalization. They form the channels for cultural
integration, international trade, and increased interconnectedness. Whereas some airports service
both domestic and international travelers, others operate only at the local and regional airspaces.
Many people enjoy traveling via airports and treasure the experience at various airports. The
problem is that most of these travelers and guests do not understand how the airports operate.
Worse still, some airports are still operating at high levels of inefficiency because they do not
have the right capacity, adequate staff, and international standards of aviation security.
Therefore, this paper bridges this gap by analyzing operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta
International Airport, paying particular attention to the process of screening people, past
incidences and accidents, actions taken to prevent them, and ways through which the Airport can
improve efficiency.
About The Airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is a public airport in Atlanta that serves
both domestic and foreign travelers. It is also known as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield-Jackson, and
Hartsfield. The hyphenated name is derived from the names of two former mayors of Atlanta
Maynard H. Jackson and William B. Hartsfield. Hartsfield constructed the airport in its earlier
stages, while Jackson supervised the construction of the main terminal that was completed in
1980 (Boudreau, Gerardi, Freeman, & Dokka, 2006). The airport is situated in a place that once
served as the Atlanta Speedway. Coca-Cola founder Asa Candler who once served as Atlanta
mayor built the Speedway as a racecourse. The location was primarily comprised of swampy
meadows at the headwaters of the Flint River and farmland. The developers of the airport
selected the site because it one of the notable low-lying areas in Atlanta (Watkins, Rau, &

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Boudreau, 2008). The airport occupies 287 acres of land, which Candler accumulated from 14
various properties with the help of the Atlanta Automobile Association. The tract of land was
purchased for about $ 78,000 in 1909. The initial track was referred to as Candler Raceway,
Atlanta Raceway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, and Automobile Speedway. It cost $ 400,000 to
construct and was officially opened on November 9, 1909. The design of the current Atlanta
Airport resembles the layout of the original racetrack.

The Airport hosts many airlines both local and international. It is the home to Delta Air
Lines, Air Tran Airways, and ExpressJet. Delta Air Lines, Inc. is headquartered at HJAIA from
which operates its airlines with more than 5,400 flights per day to over 300 destination in 64
countries on six continents (Watkins et al., 2008). The airline flew close to 60% of passengers
from the Airport in early 2011. Other airlines at the Airport include Aeroméxico, Aeroméxico
Connect, Air Canada Express, Air France, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Envoy Air,
British Airways, US Airways, US Airways Express, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Silver
Airways, Lufthansa, Korean Air, KLM Cityhopper, Delta Connection, and Frontier Airlines
(Boudreau et al., 2006). The Airport services international flights to South America, Asia, North
America, Africa, Europe, and Central America.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA) has been voted the busiest
airport in the world. There is no doubt the many world destinations qualify the Airport to be the
world’s busiest ever. For example, it serviced more than 102 million passengers in 2017. It also
handled over 105 million passengers in 2016, thereby recording the highest passenger traffic in
airports history (Watkins et al., 2008). Therefore, Atlanta Airport ranks the busiest among Dubai,
Tokyo, Beijing, and Los Angeles. This performance is because it serves as the connecting airport

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for the larger U.S. Besides, its strategic location contributes to the industrious nature of the
Airport as it is within a two-hour flight for a vast majority of the U.S. population (80%) (Watkins
et al., 2008). Additionally, it connects flights that serve 150 destinations within the U.S. On
average, the Airport handles 2,500 flights and 276,000 passengers every day. The consensus
view is that Hartsfield-Jackson is more than an airport. It is also serves as a destination to people
since it offers commercial venues for meeting, guest shopping, dining, and service needs.
Other Services at the Airport
The busy nature of the Airport implies that it provides other services to guests for hold
meetings in its facilities and wait for scheduled flights. As stated previously, Atlanta Airport is
also a destination for tourists because of its landscape (Sprong, McCrabb, & Mayer, 2006). The
Airport has a wide range of art works throughout its terminals and concourses. For example,
there is a virtual walk through a forest located in the underground walkway between Concourses
B and A as well as huge hanging sculptures within Concourse B and the international terminal
(Watkins et al., 2008; Boudreau et al., 2006). ...


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