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Kimley-Horn’s Sarah Lujan Interviewed on Association of California Airports’ Podcast

Aviation expert shares insights on how airport managers can create new revenue streams

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Sarah Lujan, P.E.

Sarah Lujan, P.E.

Civil Engineer

All-electric air mobility is coming and airports including small ones looking for new revenue sources, will need to adapt to support electric aircraft. On a recent episode of the Association of California Airports’ Comm 1 Podcast, Sarah Lujan, P.E., discussed navigating potential infrastructure updates, planning for unknown elements, and evaluating the capacity of electric grids.

Click below to listen to the full episode which also explores electric aircraft tests, economic impact and job creation of this new sector, and a potential timeline for when airports can expect to see these emerging technologies on their airfields.

About the Expert

Sarah Lujan, P.E.

Sarah Lujan, P.E.

Sarah has more than ten years of experience in the aviation/transportation design field and construction phase services. She has provided engineering design support for runway, apron and taxiway reconstruction, and pavement management study support, public and private road reconstruction. She has also been involved with FAA 7460 submittals, FAA grant support, construction safety document preparation, airport certification manuals, and utility needs assessment reports. Sarah has spent her career dedicated to serving GA airports across California on projects varying from pavement rehabilitation, to improving drainage infrastructure, replacing electrical infrastructure and NAVAIDS, and grant documentation.


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