Insights by Stephanie Ward, AICP

Fostering the next generation of aviation professionals
Fostering the next generation of aviation professionals

There’s a saying in the aviation industry: “If you build a mile of road, you can go a mile. But if you build a mile of runway, you can go anywhere.”

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Helping airport operators align community expectations with airport roles
Helping airport operators align community expectations with airport roles

A new web-based resource gives airports information and tools to address PR issues and community expectations.

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Delta Air Lines gives back to aviation students
Delta Air Lines gives back to aviation students

What is your airport or community doing to support our future aviation leaders?

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Celebrate National Aviation Day
Celebrate National Aviation Day

Today is National Aviation Day, and aviators and personnel in the aviation industry are gearing up to spend the day participating in flight-related activities.

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Role of U.S. airports in the national economy
Role of U.S. airports in the national economy

We know that airports contribute to their local, regional and to the national economy, but the question has always been, “how much?”

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Doc and Fifi are coming to town: WWII Superfortess
Doc and Fifi are coming to town: WWII Superfortess

Have you heard? The “Doc”, a Boeing B-29, is flying again!

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Developing the 21st century aviation system
Developing the 21st century aviation system

Are you interested in aviation system planning? If the answer is yes, plan to join us in Charleston, South Carolina.

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ACRP: It’s more than just another acronym
ACRP: It’s more than just another acronym

You may know that it stands for Airport Cooperative Research Program. But do you really know what the ACRP is all about?

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Through-the-fence operations: Pros or cons to airport development
Through-the-fence operations: Pros or cons to airport development

Through-the-Fence operations have been a topic between airports and the FAA for years.

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When fishing improves the business of flying
When fishing improves the business of flying

Airport users probably don’t spend too much time thinking about what goes on behind the scenes, unless there’s a problem. Airport executives think about it all the time, to prevent potential problems and anticipate future development beneficial to users.

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