Backed by decades of experience and recognized as an industry leader, our aviation services group provides a full range of airport planning services, including strategic airport master plans, business plans, feasibility studies, environmental investigations and environmental assessments.
Ever-changing FAA requirements practically demand that airports maintain a current master plan.
Whether airport administrators are engaged in first-time master planning or updating a current strategy, our comprehensive planning process generates useful and easy-to-understand information to guide them in their efforts. Key components of our master planning include:
Although the components of every plan may be different, all of our master plans are grounded in accurate technical reporting and include recommendations that are compatible with municipal land use and zoning regulations.
Like master planning, effective business planning can be the difference between a successful airport and one that struggles. Through targeted business planning, our experts establish essential benchmarks that help airport administrators:
Our full service business planning capabilities include:
In addition to master planning, business planning and airport management services, our planning portfolio includes technical expertise to help airports reap the benefits of Geographic Information System (GIS) integration. Construction management and inspections complete our planning circle.
Geographic Information Systems are map-based tools that use a system of hardware and software to store, retrieve, map and analyze geographic data. For airports, that can mean better airspace planning and routing, up-to-date navigational charts or even 3-D analysis of surrounding communities to gauge security, obstruction or land use permitting issues.
L.R. Kimball is a recognized industry leader in GIS integration. Our GIS and aviation specialists work in tandem to develop applications that meet FAA standards, improve overall airport safety and strengthen airport efficiencies in several areas, including:
Our comprehensive construction management and inspection services round out our planning portfolio. These services are rooted in our strong communication skills, our ability to effectively manage our time, consistent and professional project supervision, and our commitment to understand every aspect of every project.
Our four-pronged approach to effective construction management and inspection includes: