Research Projects

Research Projects

This Collection is for research ideas whose objectives are to develop guidance, tools, or best practices.

Research Projects

Created by (@crobinson)

Benefit/Cost of Air Cargo Service Liberalization on Airport Investments

A multilateral instrument allowing up to and including the 7th freedom traffic right for all-cargo services would provide air carriers the flexibility to develop more profitable routes that serve a larger variety of airports. This could provide significant investment opportunities for airports and enable them to better position themselves for integration into the global supply chain.

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Created by (@mosscrossing)

Awareness of basic active human movement skills to eliminate health burden in flight.

Long haul flight patrons (may be age specific), how to prepare the body for extended sitting time.

This may be effective for discounting falls and mishaps whilist on Airport grounds.Therefore better management of humans movement within and around airport facilities,including leaving and entering the home before departure and arrival home.

Owner: terry ryan

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Created by (@mgreenberger)

Airport Insurance Requirements

A review of the distinctive types of hazard and liability risk that public entities and airports specifically face, and how airport management should address them. This would include: a) identification of risks unique to airports, and those shared with public entities generally b)evaluation of those risks c) risk control measures that can be employed d) the role of airport staff in claims and litigation management and ...more »

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Created by (@joeenduser)

Test--Guidance for Effective Curbside Management

Since the cost of adding curbside is often considerable, identifying tips for more effective use of current facilities will help postpone the need for additional infrastructure; however, this must be balanced with a positive customer experience.

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Created by (@bdballard)

Understanding Coming Improvements and Transformations in Wireless Connectivity: Concepts for Smarter Airports

Provide airport and aviation specific information that better enables airport managers to make beneficial decisions and investments in the wireless services and capabilities that support their airport's operations and users.

Owner: David Ballard

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Created by (@michael.witiw)

Guidance for structures over active airport taxiways

Bridge structures over taxiways are becoming more common at large airports. DEN, SEA, and LGA all have bridges that are complete or under construction. There is very little guidance on structures, fire codes for aircraft fueling in vicinity of the bridge, and clearances for OFA and TSA, particularly vertically. Would like to help develop some guidance, in particular with fueling and vertical clearances, and faa required ...more »

Owner: michael witiw

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Created by (@betsydelaney)

The Emerging Threat of PFOS Contamination at Airports

Airports have for decades been managing and remediating contamination of soil and groundwater resulting from past practices. However, within the past two years airports have been surprised by a previously unrecognized environmental threat from a family of compounds found in firefighting foam known as perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS). A synthesis study to provide necessary education on the subject is proposed. It is ...more »

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