Airports and the environment.
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Airports and the environment. by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Sector Group on the Urban Environment.

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, sold by OECD Publications Center in Paris, Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Airports -- Environmental aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsTD195.A36 O73 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination290 p. :
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4935560M
ISBN 109264113770
LC Control Number76362582

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