The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in the financial foundations of airports and many aviation industry stakeholders. The proposed synthesis is to identify and evaluate current research on various airport funding models in order to describe potential future analytical projects.
The research would develop a comprehensive guidance on concession agreement standards and terms. The new guidebook would update existing guidance and provides guidance on economic, operational and administrative issues not previously addressed.
The airport vehicle monitoring system and parking garages could be linked to local and national law enforcement centers to validate vehicle licenses... more »
better define the extent of the problem
better define the potential direct impacts of restricted scheduling windows
identify unintended consequences at both originating and destination airports from restricted scheduling windows on intercontinental routes
propose alternative noise mitigation strategies to achieve similar or better outcomes for communities in the vicinity of... more »
The synthesis will serve as a useful reference document for presenting data and informing policymakers, seaplane operators, regulators,... more »
Synthesis of case studies showcasing what has worked well and what has not, to give examples of alignment between airport operators and land use jurisdictions. States might take different approaches from each other, and understanding these differences could be valuable.
Survey of National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) and other aviation groups to ascertain what is done to make land use planning required by communities affected by airports.
Synthesis or toolkit of FAA regulations relative to land use. Such a resource would note any conflicts between FAA requirements and local land use rules and policies.
This LRD was released in August... more »