5 TECHNOLOGIES FOR AIRPORT UTILITY PLANTS TO CONSIDER LOOKING FORWARD
By Jim Rosick and Jon Schwartz
While overall master planning is common practice among airports, a utility master plan elevates the capital improvement plan, right-sizing an airport’s utility infrastructure to meet changing capacities and improve overall utility infrastructure operations. Several technologies can be implemented to improve resiliency, efficiency and flexibility today and in the future.
Airports have performed master plans for decades, utilizing them as a road map to guide future projects and updates to their facilities. Master plans are typically performed on a regular basis — often every five years — as part of a capital improvement plan.