Airports / Aviation
Airports are economic catalysts for the communities and regions they serve. Like little cities, these complex facilities have interconnected systems that must work together to function effectively for airlines, passengers, commercial transport, and other stakeholders.
Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport Environmental Assessment
The Jackson County Airport Authority is seeking to perform capital improvement projects at the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport, which would allow this regional airport to continue to serve more than 900,000 passengers each year and be poised to expand its operations.
Client: Jackson County Airport Authority
Lakeland Linder International Airport
Lakeland Linder International Airport (LAL) is a vibrant, rapidly growing aviation facility that’s home to the world-famous NOAA Hurricane Hunters, the Sun-N-Fun International Fly-In, the Central Florida Aerospace Academy, and aerospace programs at Polk State College.
Client: City of Lakeland
Sacramento International Airport Terminal Expansion
One of Sacramento County’s largest construction projects in its history, the Sacramento International Airport 1.1 billion-dollar “Big Build” embarked on an aggressive construction schedule hinging on expert support to coordinate the mitigation, permitting, and agency coordination.
Client: Sacramento County Department of Airports
Airports must continually adapt to accommodate shifts in demand, increasingly complex regulatory environments, opportunities for sustainability and resiliency, and evolving community needs.
ESA partners with airport operators to tackle complex issues affecting the development, operation, and resilience of their facilities. Our nationwide team of aviation professionals specialize in noise management, environmental issues, planning services, and wildlife management.
Having worked with more than 175 airports across more than 30 U.S. states, our team has gained a strong understanding of the numerous challenges and regulations facing airports and their communities. Our extensive project experience includes preparing the Environmental Impact Statement for the reconfiguration of O’Hare International Airport and comprehensive noise studies for John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports—which continue to be among the largest and most complex studies in the history of U.S. aviation.
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The deadline for industry associations to submit their comments is February 25, 2022.