Guidance for Automation to Optimize Airport Efficiency

The shortage of available personnel to fully staff all the open roles within an airport environment is one of the primary concerns expressed by airports across the country. The departure and retirement of workers in the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly reduced the number of skilled and knowledgeable workers. Although much automation exists within the airport environment, manual processes across the entire ecosystem still exist that could be automated or supplemented with technology to increase operational efficiency. The objective of this research is to identify key areas of automation that can serve to improve airport operational efficiency.


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  • Status: Proposed
  • Funding: $450000
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Airport Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Project Managers:

    Griffin, Matthew

  • Start Date: 20231204
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01889824
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: 06-10
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Aug 10 2023 10:14AM