Evaluation of the Critical Infrastructure’s Vulnerability in Opposition to Human Threats (Case study: Non-militant international airports)

Document Type : Case Study


Department of urban planning, Islamic Azad University, Yasuj branch, Yasuj, Iran.


In this research, the quantitative and qualitative of the vulnerability of the nonmilitant airports against human threats is being evaluated based on the principles of passive defense. Airports are known to be one of the symbols of development in order for being capable to transfer high capacity of passengers and goods between long distances in the least required time. Non-militant airports are considered as one of the most valuable sources of finance in any country and the slightest deterioration in its function of damage of any kinds would cause substantial loss to the nation. The pattern of the applied research and the methodology of the current research AHP-FEMA technique has been used to analyze. The results show that most are ill prepared. The results prove that air strikes and bombings bring the most damage to the non-militant airports, according  to  the  15  specified  key  assets.  Thereupon  each  of  the  primary  elements  of  the  airport  will  be analyzed.


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