THE SMART DECISION

Airport areas are leveraging multi-modal connectivity to become ‘Innovation hubs’ for today’s smartest initiatives, writes Chris LeTourneur, president and CEO of MXD Development Strategists. Increasingly, airports and local government are recognising the benefits of crafting land use policies that respond to industry requirements to facilitate innovation and the flexibility to accommodate many different uses. This value-added innovation is […]

AUSTRALIAN AIRPORTS TO INTRODUCE NEW ‘CONTACTLESS’ TRAVELLER CLEARANCE SYSTEM

Vision-Box has today entered into a contract with the Australian Government to deliver what it claims to be the world’s first automated ‘contactless’ traveller clearance processes for airline passengers arriving in Australia. The next generation of Automated Border Control passenger-processing technology will be introduced under the umbrella of Australia’s Seamless Traveller programme and be installed […]

Destination CLT

With a new runway and 9-gate concourse expansion on the way and plans to upgrade the existing terminal and commercially develop its surrounding land, these are exciting times for Charlotte Douglas International Airport, writes Joe Bates. To many outside of the US, arguably Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is the surprise package of the nation’s […]

GREEN LIGHT FOR EXPANSION AT LIMA’S JORGE CHAVEZ INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Lima Airport Partners (LAP) and the government of Peru yesterday signed an amendment to the airport concession agreement making it possible to move ahead with a major expansion programme at one of South America’s fastest growing airports. In particular, the amendment outlines when and how the government should hand over land needed for the expansion […]

MAKING HISTORY

LaGuardia Gateway Partners CEO, Stewart Steeves, discusses the biggest PPP project for new transportation infrastructure in US history at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. 

NEWS LAST MODIFIED ON MARCH 17, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT’S ECONOMIC POWER GROWING – NEW REPORT

Indianapolis International Airport has “significantly increased its economic power” since 2012, according to the latest economic impact study. The study, which was conducted by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute and measures the economic impact on Marion County, shows the airport is a vital source of commerce on all key areas of economic growth. “It’s […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: FRANKFURT AIRPORT

Chairman of the Executive Board, Dr Stefan Schulte, talks to Joe Bates about his ambitions and development plans for Frankfurt Airport and the Fraport Group’s global airport portfolio. Being in the spotlight is nothing new for Frankfurt Airport or owner and operator, Fraport AG, with barely a week seeming to pass without them making headlines […]

COPENHAGEN UNVEILS AMBITIOUS PLANS FOR NEW AIRPORT BUSINESS PARK

Copenhagen Airport is inviting Danish and international companies to create a new airport business park that could act as the catalyst for the gateway to handle up to one million tonnes of cargo annually. According to the airport, the proposed new development will mean “more jobs, more exports and even better opportunities to do business […]

DFW WINS CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AWARD FROM US ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has been selected to receive the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership. It is the first US airport to be recognised for two consecutive years by the EPA in the Climate Leadership Awards. The Organisational Leadership Award recognises organisations that not only have their own […]

COLORADO AWARDS GRANT TO DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO EXPAND ITS FOOD DONATION PROGRAMME

Denver International Airport (DEN) is expanding its food donation programme after being awarded a $20,313 grant by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. The grant, which was awarded to DEN through the Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO) grant programme, is being used to purchase eight new coolers to store food donated by participating […]