The Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) is an industry-driven, applied research program that develops practical solutions to problems faced by airport operators. Funding more than 20 research projects a year, ACRP focuses on research needs that other Federal research programs do not address. ACRP is managed by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies and sponsored by the FAA.

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  • Development of a Runway Veer-Off Location Distribution Risk Assessment and Reporting Template

    Published: April 9, 2014 11:02 AM

    TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 107: Development of a Runway Veer-Off Location Distribution Risk Assessment and Reporting Template explores a method to assess the risk of lateral runway excursions, also known as veer-offs, and suggests ways to improve veer-off incident/accident reporting.…

  • Impacts of Aging Travelers on Airports

    Published: March 26, 2014 5:00 PM

    TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 51: Impacts of Aging Travelers on Airports describes the challenges of wayfinding, fatigue, technology and equipment, and needed amenities, as well as the practices that airports are enacting to accommodate and improve the airport experience of aging travelers. The report is designed to help users better understand the aging demographic, and define issues and implement effective practices to accommodate aging travelers at airports.

  • Being Prepared for IROPS: A Business-Planning and Decision-Making Approach

    Published: March 17, 2014 7:56 AM

    TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 106: Being Prepared for IROPS: A Business-Planning and Decision-Making Approach describes a process to help justify airport planning, and funding decisions (capital, and operations and maintenance) related to supporting irregular operations (IROPS) contingency planning. …

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