Aviation System Planning

Your aviation system plan is critical to examining the present condition of your current system, determining the existing and future needs of the airports, and generating a greater understanding of how your airport contributes to the larger aviation network to better serve the citizens of your state or region.

Creating an effective system plan is no simple task—requiring extensive research and data collection, coordination with airports, on-site visits, public outreach, a deep understanding of FAA regulations and policies, and open communication with clients.

You need a consultant team that is organized, detail-oriented, and experienced in gathering data and producing meaningful analyses that can be used to make informed decisions about the future of your airport system. One who is at the forefront of technology, understanding how to deliver tailored products using the right-sized technology solutions. A partner familiar with your unique conditions, airports, and economy, who will serve as an extension of your staff to deliver a system plan in a manner that exceeds your expectations.

Meeting the Demands of Tomorrow

Kimley-Horn has an established, full-service aviation planning practice that offers the wide array of expertise and knowledge required to successfully deliver your system plan. With staff that have completed system plans and airport economic impact analyses (AEIA) in more than 33 states, our seasoned team offers a broad base of national planning expertise as well as local airport knowledge and understanding. To provide you with the most accurate and efficient service possible, our experts utilize various technology tools to enhance our data collection, outreach, and data management processes, allowing us to deliver products that can continue to be used after a study’s completion.

Through our work at many of the country’s airports and with state clients large and small, we have learned that all aviation system plans are different, and all aviation systems have unique functions and characteristics. We understand how national aviation, economic, and regulatory issues impact an aviation system’s needs and, most importantly, we recognize that your system plan must be developed to support aviation’s distinctive role within your state’s environment.

Our team will provide you with a valuable and strategic system plan that anticipates changes in the aviation and transportation industry, supports your decision-making, utilizes the right technology tools, and enhances your position with your customers, stakeholders, leadership, and legislative entities. When you need a successful project completed on schedule and within budget, call the team at Kimley-Horn.