Environmental Affairs Committee

The Environmental Affairs Committee is responsible for the development and implementation of ACI-NA environmental policy positions on issues such as noise, air quality, water quality, waste management, wildlife, and environmental review processes. Committee members work with federal legislators and regulators, aviation industry groups, and international policy makers to develop statutory and regulatory proposals governing the environment at and around airports and the tenants who operate there.

The committee also helps guide federal aviation environmental research programs such as the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) and FAA’s PARTNER project. The committee provides information and guidance for airport operators in the development of environmental management programs. It is represented on the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board, the International Civil Aviation Organization, the Joint Planning and Development Organization, and other industry and government-sponsored organizations with a focus on environment.

Environmental Affairs Committee Calendar

Event Event Date Event Location
Steering Group Call October 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm EST Telecon*
ICAO CAEP Working Group 2 Meeting October 11-13, 2016 Washington D.C.
AAAE/ACI-NA Airport Noise Conference October 16-18, 2016 San Diego, CA
CAAFI Biennial General Meeting October 25-26, 2016 Washington D.C.
Airports Going Green Conference October 31 - November 2, 2016 Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
Steering Group Call November 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm EST Telecon*
Steering Group Call December 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm EST Telecon*
TRB Annual Meeting January 8-11, 2017 Washington D.C
Environmental Affairs Committee Steering Group Meeting (in-person) January 12, 2017 Washington D.C
Steering Group Call February 1, 2017 - 3:00 pm EST Telecon*

*Participation on Steering Group & Working Group calls is reserved for ACI-NA members and invited participants.  Contact Katherine Preston at kpreston@aci-na.org to request access numbers.

Upcoming Events

  • March 27, 2017 - March 30, 2017 - Las Vegas, NV
    ACI-NA’s Airports@Work Conference brings together the most complex facets of airport operations — safety, security, environment, information technology, and technical affairs — for a collaborative discussion about today’s...
  • May 23, 2017 - May 24, 2017 - Arlington, VA
    The past few deicing seasons have been interesting ones for airports in the U.S. and Canada, ranging from record snowfalls to the warmest winter weather seen in years. In addition to Mother Nature the regulatory atmosphere has been similarly...
  • September 17, 2017 - September 20, 2017 - Fort Worth, TX
    Join ACI-NA in Fort Worth, TX for the premier event that offers unparalleled education and networking opportunities for the leadership of North America's airports. The conference will allow attendees the chance to discover the latest trends in...