SED Has Been Retained by AECOM

Sep 13, 2016

SED Has Been Retained by AECOM

“Southwest Engineering and Design (SED) has been retained by AECOM, the prime consultant for the Punta Gorda Airport Master Plan to assist in preparation of portions of the FAA required information and graphics.”

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About the Master Plan

The master plan study for The Punta Gorda Airport, launched in September 2016, is scheduled for completion by the end of 2018. The study is funded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the State of Florida and the Charlotte County Airport Authority.

What is a Master Plan?

The FAA describes an airport master plan as a comprehensive study of an airport, describing the short-, medium-, and long-term development plans needed to meet future aviation demand. A master plan provides the flexible framework needed to guide airport development to cost-effectively and efficiently satisfy aviation demand, while considering potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts and benefits.

The Airport Master Plan process is guided by the FAA and ultimately results in projections of future passenger and aviation activity growth and preparation of an Airport Layout Plan, which is a graphic depiction of how the Airport will accommodate future growth.

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The Process/Timeline

Public Involvement

Throughout the master planning process, public involvement and stakeholder coordination will be critical to ensuring the selected plan meets the needs of airport users, while supporting the community by maintaining the airport’s role as one of the Areas economic engine.

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