This issue is all about the improvements unveiled, technologies implemented and successes achieved by our clients and the industry to build the airport experience of the future.
The aircraft maintenance facilities that Burns & McDonnell designs and constructs are leaner, more efficient, more environmentally friendly and more technologically advanced.
Airports and airlines continue the conversations begun before 2001 about how to use new technologies to build the airport experience of the future. The passenger is at the middle of this trend.
Diversity among airline passengers, airport tenants, and airline and airport personnel drives planning and design decisions that have long-term implications for every airport facility. But diversity can create challenges, so airports must plan to accommodate these differences.
It often makes more economic sense to renovate existing facilities than design and construct a new terminal. With the same desired result, renovating can open up space in a terminal to create more passenger flow or more retail space to generate additional revenue.
When an airfield paving project starts, Burns & McDonnell draws on our extensive background on general aviation, military and commercial airport paving projects, including pavement analysis and design, subgrade stabilization techniques, or airfield lighting.
Ground power and preconditioned air systems reduce emissions, fuel consumption and costs, while maintaining passenger comfort.
In the same way that the engine is the beating heart of an aircraft, an airport is the economic growth engine for communities in today's global economy. With lower construction costs, now is the time to build the infrastructure to accommodate future growth in the aviation industry.
Implementing a combined heat and power system at an airport can benefit the bottom line, increase efficiency and reliability of daily operations and reduce greenhouse gases in our environment.
Alaska Airlines intends to provide a stress-free passenger experience, removing obstacles from the time passengers enter the terminal until they collect their baggage.
Airport technology projects implemented through design-build delivery offer attractive rewards, including predictable and controlled costs, a compressed delivery schedule, integration with construction, and reduced system obsolescence.
Reducing fuel consumption is a goal for every airline, with an emphasis on innovation. Ongoing research demonstrates the industry’s commitment to finding a viable solution.
Comprehensive energy management programs can work to both minimize the energy consumption of facilities and improve interior environments, keeping rising utility costs in check and enhancing the airport experience.