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Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)

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 projects a year, ACRP focuses on issues that other Federal research programs do not address. So far, ACRP has produced more than 400 practical resources and tools for airport practitioners and makes them available for free.

ACRP is managed by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies and sponsored by the FAA.

ACRP Report does not represent FAA standards, policies or regulations.

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ACRP Webinars

ACRP regularly hosts free webinars for airport practitioners that present the results of ACRP projects. Moderated by industry experts, ACRP’s webinars are organized by theme and cover a wide range of topics of value to the industry. Many webinars offer continuing education or certification maintenance credits. Advanced registration is required.

Recently Released Publications

The following documents were recently published by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies. Please contact the FAA to determine how they apply to FAA-funded projects.

  • Construction Safety and Phasing Plans

    Published: May 18, 2022 4:00 PM

    Construction Safety and Phasing Plans The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program's ACRP WebResource 11: Construction Safety and Phasing Plans provides airport personnel, consulting engineers/designers, and contractors with a detailed process to improve the development, implementation, and management of construction safety and phasing plans (CSPPs) and safety plan compliance documents (SPCDs) for airport construction projects.

  • Command-Level Decision Making for Transportation Emergency Managers

    Published: May 16, 2022 1:00 PM

    Command-Level Decision Making for Transportation Emergency Managers Command-level decision making is a critical factor in successfully managing and mitigating critical incidents. …

  • Agricultural Operations on Airport Grounds

    Published: March 25, 2022 2:00 PM

    Agricultural Operations on Airport Grounds The increasing need to use airport land for non-aeronautical revenue and decrease operating expenses may generate consideration of on-airport farming operations and agricultural leasing. …

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