This synthesis highlights case examples of PPPs at airports, and how risk is brought into contractual relationships and into projects themselves.
There are numerous processes by which state aviation grant programs are administered and managed. This project would summarize various state aviation grant program policies, procedures, and processes used across the country.
The objective of this synthesis is to document agency practices, challenges, and success in conducting automated pavement condition data collection surveys. The study is intended to showcase successful practices, integration of automated data collection into pavement management systems, and efforts needed for reporting pavement condition.
Conduct a survey of ramp/apron markings currently being used on US Airports and develop an apron/Ramp paint marking manual to establish common marking standards for ramp/aprons
There is a need for a synthesis study to explore the different ways that airports approach the procurement of software services. Airports are usually at a disadvantage when attempting to procure software for their operation due to the complexity of their operation and procurement restrictions.
The product will be a Synthesis of Practice summarizing how airports have planned, financed, and developed renewable energy projects at Airports. The report will provide the industry examples for how renewable energy projects have been developed and approved consistent with aeronautical uses and grant assurances.
A study related to escalator design/layout of escalators in airports, falls data, entrance/exit paths to/from escalators, etc.
Synthesis of training practices specifically for Airport Operations personnel to prepare them for the airside, emergency, landside, security, and terminal areas, with a focus on Part 139 and Part 1542 training.
Research on space at an airport that a community could use
The proposed synthesis aims to address the experiences of airport operators with agricultural operations that take place within the airport's compound.
While Part 139 establishes standards for AEPs, the depth and quality of AEPs seems to vary across the industry. While some airports have enhanced their AEPs, many AEPs, while meeting the requirements of Part 139, may not truly meet the needs of airports in an emergency.