Air Quality Management: Toolbox, Research Compilation, Gap Analysis, and Training Materials

Airport air quality management is highly complex and technical. Many tools are used in understanding, analyzing, mitigating, and communicating the implications of air travel to environmental health and well-being. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), its PARTNER organizations, Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) are the primary providers of air quality management tools. Since its inception, ACRP has conducted a considerable amount of research into airport air quality management, facilitating research into emissions measurement, inventories, predictive models, data interpretation, management planning, best practices, guidelines and guidebooks. Airport industry practitioners and students would greatly benefit from a catalog of existing tools, URLs to each tool, user manuals, and guidance on the appropriate use of each tool. There is also a need to identify gaps in understanding that may be filled by additional research, including what tools may benefit from updates. The objective of this research is to develop a toolbox for airport air quality practitioners by: (1) categorizing and compiling existing air quality analysis and mitigation tools in one location; (2) identifying gaps in the air quality toolbox; and (3) identifying which tools may benefit from updates. The toolbox would be designed to serve as the resource for all air quality analysts, including consultants, airport staff, trainees and aviation management students.


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  • Status: Active
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 02-67

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591

    Airport Cooperative Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Greenberger, Marci

  • Start Date: 20141113
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 37576

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01543416
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 02-67
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Nov 14 2014 1:01AM