Airport planning encompasses capacity, master and regional planning, aviation forecasting, and airspace planning. Activities include providing planning guidance, producing the biennial National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, developing capacity studies, collecting boarding and cargo data to determine airport categories, and supporting NexGen through the development of tools such as the eALP.
- Chicago Airports District Office (Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin)
- Detroit Airports District Office (Michigan, Ohio)
- Dakota-Minnesota Airports District Office (MN,ND,SD)