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Calgary Unveils Canada’s Longest Runway: 17L – 35R

by the Calgary Airport Authority Canada’s third-busiest and fastest-growing airport is about to open the country’s longest runway. At 14,000 feet long and 200 feet wide, the new runway will bring more people and add more destinations to the already extensive worldwide network enjoyed by the 14.3 million travelers who pass through YYC annually. Planning […]

What About NextGen?

By Caroline O’Reilly As the ACI-NA Annual Conference began to wrap up Wednesday morning, the problem of how the federal budget sequester continues to hamper necessary innovation came to the fore in the concurrent session, NextGen: Evolving Priorities in an Era of Resource Constraints. “We’ve been through this rodeo once before,” said DFW’s James Crites, […]

Planning the Only Certainty to Bank On When It Comes to Climate Change

By Caroline O’Reilly “If you don’t think your insurance company isn’t keeping on top of climate change, think again,” said David Carlson, vice president and director of sustainable development for Parsons.  “You need to think about the future and how to prepare for it.” Parsons was speaking during the Tuesday afternoon concurrent session focusing on […]

Eno Transportation Foundation Report on NextGen

By Channon Hanna This week, the Eno Transportation Foundation held an event at the Bipartisan Policy Center to release their report titled “NextGen:  Aligning Costs, Benefits and Political Leadership”.  The event was attended by many representatives of the aviation industry, as well as a number of former Department of Transportation Secretaries and FAA Administrators, all […]

Boeing and ACI-NA Host 787 Webinar

      By Matt Griffin On Tuesday, Boeing and ACI-NA hosted a webinar to update members on the general and technical specs of the 787.  Representatives from Boeing provided ACI-NA member airports and associates information on general characteristics of the 787 including parking and ground servicing of the aircraft, electrical and pre-conditioned air specifications, […]

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