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Operations & Technical Affairs Committee
The ACI-NA Operations & Technical Affairs Committee is the forum for the discussion and development of policies and programs that relate to airport safety planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance.
Members of the committee focus their efforts on: airfield and ramp safety, including safety management systems (SMS); terminal, apron, airfield and roadway design; satellite navigation and other next generation air traffic control system enhancements (NextGen); impacts of new large aircraft; winter operations; airspace obstruction evaluation and control; pavement design, construction and maintenance; signage; lighting; airfield markings; airport maintenance systems; and airport safety technology research and development.
Committee members assist staff with the development of legislative recommendations, responses to regulatory proposals, and coordination with industry/government working groups and task forces. They also serve as industry representatives to a variety of aviation organizations including the National Academy of Sciences Transportation Research Board (TRB), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the Joint Program Development Office (JPDO) for the Next Generation Air Traffic Control System.
The Operations & Technical Affairs Committee has working groups for:
State of the Industry “Opportunity in Collaboration: A Path for North America’s Airports” Remarks by Kevin M. BurkeOctober 5, 2015
October 1, 2015
September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015
December 14, 2015 - December 16, 2015 -
Airport planning and the environmental evaluation and permitting processes that follow are complex and multifaceted enterprises that demand a wide variety of specialized knowledge, technical skills, and managerial acumen. ACC and ACI-NA are proud to...
April 19, 2016 - April 22, 2016 -
Running a modern and competitive airport is no easy task. New for 2016, ACI-NA’s inaugural Airports@Work Conference brings together the most complex facets of airport operations — safety, security, environment, information technology,...
June 8, 2016 - June 9, 2016 -
Join us in Atlanta this June for the Airport Construction Strategy Summit, co-sponsored by the Airport Consultants Council and the Associated General Contractors of America. The Summit provides airport construction professionals, capital program...
September 25, 2016 - September 28, 2016 -
The ACI-NA/World Conference and Exhibition is the premier event for aviation industry professionals. Come to this conference to partake in first class educational sessions with some of the best leaders in the industry. This is also a joint...
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- Movement Area Driver's Best Practices and Checklist
- Winter Operations Survey (2006)