While there is existing guidance on emergency planning and business continuity for airport operation, the recent storms to hit the gulf and eastern coasts have presented different challenges in airport operations. The project would pull lessons learned from airports effected by the damages of the storms as well as external factors that may not be under airport control. examples: - Loss of NAVIADS - The airport has power ...more »
This research topic is focused on supporting the activities necessary to run an airport organization. Topics found within this subject area may cover issues such as the ownership and management of any airport, procurement of services, contracting and agreements, and improvements and investments in the facility.
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This project will provide airport administrators and other stakeholders with a concise resource that applies software solutions and digital technologies toward a multitude of common tasks, responsibilities, and problems.The project will synthesize all existing research and resources on the subject, paying particular attention to off-the-shelf style products that can be easily procured, implemented, and modified. This ...more »
Develop updated academic curriculums and requirements to cultivate airport industry professionals to meet existing and future needs.
Airports of all sizes have the potential to introduce more art experiences into the traveler space, but few know why they should care and how to accomplish this. Partnerships with arts associations, artists, civic cultural leaders and airports are few and poorly documented or understood. The objective of this research would be to: • Research benefits of integrating art experiences into travelers’ spaces at airports • ...more »
Should an airport be run by the City, an Authority, in partnership with a Private party (PPP) or totally privatized (European model). What will be the best option for the airport?
The objective of the research is to update the Marketing Guide for Small Airports to include business-to-business marketing and digital media thus resulting in a new model for business-to-business marketing for smaller airports.
This synthesis highlights case examples of PPPs at airports, and how risk is brought into contractual relationships and into projects themselves.
Bring to ready attention both some common utilized apps for typical business purposes as well as specialize apps for other functional purposes.