This guide serves as a starting point to help you find information and resources on the subject of Airport Management. Explore the navigation menu to find books, databases, journals, websites, and more.
Find basic airport facilities and contact information, data downloads, and lists of emergency plan airports. Use links in the resulting reports to view more complete data and print Airport Master Record (5010-1) forms.
The FAA develops engineering, design, and construction standards for civil airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. This includes standards for airfield pavement; airport lighting, marking, signs, and other visual aids; safety during construction; surveying and GIS data; deicing, ARFF, and other facilities; bird radar and foreign object detection systems; and more.
Provides grants to public agencies — and, in some cases, to private owners and entities — for the planning and development of public-use airports that are included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS).
Airport planning encompasses capacity, master and regional planning, aviation forecasting, and airspace planning. Activities include providing planning guidance, producing the biennial National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, developing capacity studies, collecting boarding and cargo data to determine airport categories, and supporting NexGen through the development of tools such as the eALP.
Guidance and resources for airport safety and inspections; airport engineering, design, construction, and operation standards; airport grants and passenger facility charge collections; airport planning; environmental and social requirements; and airport rates and charges, compliance with grant assurances, and airport privatization.
A list of resources providing data and statistics for airport programs such as Airport Financial Reports; Airport Improvement Plan; Airport Noise Compatibilty Planning; All-Cargo Statistics; Aviation Forecasts; National Wildlife Strike Database; Passenger Boarding Statistics, etc.
Airport Diagrams are specifically designed to assist in the movement of ground traffic at locations with complex runway/taxiway configurations. Search by airport identifier code, state or airport name.
The only global trade representative of the world’s airports. Established in 1991, ACI represents airports interests with Governments and international organizations such as ICAO, develops standards, policies and recommended practices for airports, and provides information and training opportunities to raise standards around the world.
Offers certified airport and facilities data from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). To complement the FAA data, the directory also provides users with value-add information collected from AOPA Airports staff, FBO managers, airport managers, certificated flight instructors, flight schools, maintenance shops, flying clubs, Airport Support Network (ASN) volunteers, transient pilots, local pilots, and users.
AAAE is the world's largest professional organization for airport executives, representing thousands of airport management personnel at public-use commercial and general aviation airports. AAAE's members represent some 850 airports and hundreds of companies and organizations that support airports.
Represents local, regional and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. Approximately 380 aviation-related businesses are also members of ACI-NA, providing goods and services to airports.