Synthesis of Information Related to Airport Practices. Topic S07-03. Airfield Apron/Ramp Surface Markings

Airports operations and planning staffs have relied on local knowledge and industry communications to develop local ramp/apron markings schemes. This creates confusion for pilots, airfield operators, and ramp service providers. The airport industry would benefit from consolidated guidance. The scope of the project is to describe the variation in airport apron and ramp markings used in directing pilots from terminal to and from taxiways. The objective of this synthesis is to document NPIAS airport ramp and apron marking variation, including but not limited to, aircraft parking (hardstand or gate), taxilanes, and airside roadway system areas. The audience for this synthesis report is airport industry personnel responsible for airside operations, safety, or planning and design.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $45000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 11-03, Topic S07-03

  • 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:

    Christensen, Jordan

  • Performing Organizations:


    Unknown,   United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    Polsgrove, Nathaniel

  • Start Date: 20191022
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01723652
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 11-03, Topic S07-03
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Nov 25 2019 8:50PM