Airport / Systems Planning

With demand for air travel on the rise, it is now more important than ever to plan for your airport’s future.

Due to the highly dynamic nature of the industry, you are faced with numerous challenges no matter the size or operation of your facility. Aging infrastructure, evolving technology, constantly changing federal standards, and funding issues just scratch the surface–not to mention balancing stakeholder coordination and public involvement efforts. You need an experienced aviation consultant to help your airport realize its full economic potential.

Preparing for the Future

Airports, airlines, and cargo operations around the world rely on Kimley-Horn’s planners to help them predict and prepare for the future. We offer comprehensive airport and systems planning services that cover all aspects of design and operations. Our aviation planners have executed local-, state-, and federally-funded projects for all types of airports, from small general aviation facilities to major commercial hubs. In addition, our expertise includes system-wide analyses of air service, airport roles and functions, economic impact evaluations, and policy-level analyses. Being at the forefront of new initiatives, we can also provide:

  • Airport Master Planning
  • Airport Systems Planning
  • Economic Impact Analysis
  • Safety Management Systems/Risk assessments
  • Strategic Planning
  • Airfield Geometry/Runway Incursion Mitigation (RIM)
  • Airport Layout Plans (traditional and eALP)
  • Operational Studies and Consulting
  • Airport Emergency Planning and ARFF Assessments
  • Air Traffic Control Tower Siting Studies

Kimley-Horn understands that every airport has unique issues, concerns, opportunities, and constraints, and should be evaluated according to those individual characteristics. As a multi-disciplinary aviation planning team, we are able to provide a comprehensive menu of services to ensure that your goals and objectives are at the forefront of the planning efforts. Working collaboratively with you and your designated stakeholders, we will develop the best solutions to your challenges and ensure your airport’s future success.