The story of airports extends far beyond the physical airport.  The Beyond the Runway Coalition brings together a wide variety of industry stakeholders seeking to ensure that airports remain strong economic engines and job centers in their local communities.  Together, they are aligned in support for modernizing airport infrastructure financing to ensure our nation’s airports have the resources they need to remain competitive and thriving hubs of economic opportunity.

America’s airports generate more than $1.1 trillion in annual activity and support more than 9.6 million jobs. Passenger traffic through our airports has dramatically increased over the past several years, but our antiquated aviation infrastructure has not kept pace with this overwhelming demand.  To help our airports grow and remain competitive the coalition supports the following policy initiatives that will modernize and improve our nation’s airport infrastructure: 

Please contact Hannah Giltner, Manager of Advocacy for more information: .

American Association of Airport Executives

ADB Safegate

Airport Consultants Council

Air Conditioning Contractors of America

Airport Alliances, LLC

Airport Improvement


Airport Revenue News


Alliance For Innovation and Infrastructure

American Coal Ash Association




American Coatings Association

American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association

American Council of Engineering Companies

American Hotel & Lodging Association

Airport Business Magazine

American Road & Transportation Builders Association



American Society of Civil Engineers


American Traffic Safety Services Association

Asian American Hotel Owners Association


Associated Equipment Distributors



The Associated General Contractors of America

Association of Equipment Manufacturers



Aviation Alliance, Inc.


Aviation Strategies and Trade Solutions



Bond Dealers of America

Building America's Future


California Airports Council



CASE Construction Equipment

C&S Companies



CNN Airport

Competitive Enterprise Institute





Data Base Products, Inc.

Delaware North


DKMG Consulting LLC

Dunham Group, LLC


DY Consultants


Florida Airports Council






Georgia Airports Association



International Association of Airport Duty Free Stores



International Franchise Association

IOS Partners


Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP



Lamar Airport Advertising

Leibowitz & Horton Airport Management Consultants



National Asphalt Pavement Association


National Association of State Aviation Officials




National Association of Manufacturers


National Electrical Contractors Association

National Precast Concrete Association



National Retail Federation


National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association


National Utility Contractors Association



Pavement Consultants Inc.

Portland Cement Association

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce


San Diego Tourism Authority

777 Development Group, LLC

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association


Security Industry Association



SI Partners, Inc.



SSI, Inc.


Studdiford Technical Solutions, LLC


The Association of Union Constructors

Team Eagle Ltd.

Texas Retailers Association

Top Airport Parking

TMG Construction Corporation



U.S. Travel Association

Washington Airport Task Force