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10 Most Recent Reports from the Airports Cooperative Research Program
|Airport Response to Special Events||July 26, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 57: Airport Response to Special Events explores how airports plan, manage, and recover from special events in order to help minimize the event’s effects on an airport’s regular operations.
|Best Practices for General Aviation Aircraft Fuel-Tank Sampling||July 23, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Results Digest 21: Best Practices for General Aviation Aircraft Fuel-Tank Sampling estimates the discard amounts from fuel testing samples that are entering the stormwater run-off system, and develops best practices for proper disposal of the fuel-tank samples.
|Research Methods for Understanding Aircraft Noise Annoyances and Sleep Disturbance||July 19, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Web-Only Document 17: Research Methods for Understanding Aircraft Noise Annoyances and Sleep Disturbance explores the development and validation of a research protocol for a large-scale study of aircraft noise exposure-annoyance response relationships across the U.S. The report also highlights alternative research methods for field studies to assess the relationship between aircraft noise and sleep disturbance for U.S. airports.
|Safety Reporting Systems at Airports||July 16, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 58: Safety Reporting Systems at Airports describes safety reporting methods and systems for airports certificated under Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 139 by assessing current practices, processes, and systems used to collect and analyze safety data and information.
|Understanding the Value of Social Media at Airports for Customer Engagement||July 9, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 56: Understanding the Value of Social Media at Airports for Customer Engagement compiles current literature and practice on how airport operators utilize social media to enhance customer engagement.
|Evaluating Impacts of Sustainability Practices on Airport Operations and Maintenance||July 4, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 110: Evaluating Impacts of Sustainability Practices on Airport Operations and Maintenance provides guidance on using an evaluation process and cost–benefit tool to evaluate lifecycle costs of sustainability practices being considered by airport operators.
|Airport Response to Special Events||July 1, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 57: Airport Response to Special Events describes how airports of all sizes can plan and manage special events—such as political conventions, major sporting events, and presidential visits.
|Identifying Practices for Controlling Aircraft and Airfield Deicing Runoff||June 29, 2014||
The latest issue of TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Impacts on Practice examines how the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, Michigan utilized ACRP Report 14: Deicing Planning Guidelines and Practices for Stormwater Management Systems to develop a long-term stormwater and deicing program that would maintain airport safety and comply with environmental...
|Public-Sector Aviation: Graduate Research Award Papers, 2012-2013||June 26, 2014||
TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2400 consists of 10 papers selected for awards in a nationwide competition under the 2012 to 2013 Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues.
|Backcountry Airstrip Preservation||June 18, 2014||
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 55: Backcountry Airstrip Preservation catalogues the uses, benefits, and threats to backcountry airstrips and identifies practices and strategies to manage these threats.