Conduct research on options airports can consider when deciding on an organizational structure for their personnel who will manage airport safety processes. The research should provide recommended structures for airports of all sizes and complexities.
Wildlife Trafficking links wildlife trade and public health; and the COVID-19 pandemic is a prime example of how the transmission of disease that originated in wildlife could have a devastating impact on global public health. Additionally, wildlife trafficking is a serious worldwide crime which threatens security, economic prosperity, the rule of law, and conservation efforts.
Conduct research and synthesize the practices of airports and other industries on the extension of safety management system processes across the organization in efforts to maximize the effectiveness, understanding and efficiency of safety management.
This project aims to address passengers' arrival patterns at airports through analyzing accessible information in order to provide an informed guidance for the resource planning of public airports in the U.S.
The objective of this research program is to develop a modeling tool to support the decision makers in evaluating both near-term and long-term practical solutions pertaining to possible changes in the security system and operation strategies at the airports around the nation given the new pandemic world.
Practical, usable, efficient, and fair methods for clarifying use of operational airspace near to the ground
Determine uniform certification standards in DBE/ACDEBE certification programs between airports and other local entities to ensure a smooth process and better understanding of the requirements.
Develop guidance to aid airports in integrating the multiple sources of safety guidance and safety requirements to which an airport operator must comply that would reduce redundancy and gain efficiencies for personnel with safety management responsibilities.
Examine the degree to which airline cost at airports influence airline decisions.
This project will develop comprehensive guidance for advancing social equity at airports, including example programs and initiatives, how to address equity in project management and staffing, and best practices for airport executives.
Develop practical guidance for small airports on monitoring, reporting to the FAA, and securing the airport airspace to remain free of new obstacles from developments in the airport vicinity.