ACI-NA Capital Needs Study

The comprehensive study focused on all airport projects, not just those that are Airport Improvement Program (AIP) eligible, as is the case with the Federal Aviation Administration’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report. 

2013 Capital Needs Study

The ACI-NA 2013 Capital Needs study indicates that airports, including both commercial and general aviation airports, have $71.3 billion in total projects that are considered essential by the airport and airport users.  Information on the types of projects by airport size for 2013 - 2017 is outlined in the report.

2011 Capital Needs Study

The ACI-NA 2011 Capital Needs study indicates that airports, including both commercial and general aviation airports, have $80.1 billion in total projects that are considered essential by the airport and airport users.  Information on the types of projects by airport size for 2011 – 2015 is outlined in the report.

2009 Capital Needs Study

The 2009 ACI-NA Capital Needs Survey found that U.S. airports’ capital development costs for 2009 through 2013 totaled $94.3 billion, up 8 percent from the 2007 survey.

2007 Capital Needs Study

The ACI-NA total estimate of airports’ capital development costs for 2007 through 2011, adjusted for inflation, is $87.4 billion or $17.5 billion annualized. This is a 22.2 percent increase over the 2005 estimate of $71.5 billion or $14.3 billion annualized for 2005 through 2009.

2005 Capital Needs Study

The 2005 ACI-NA Capital Needs Survey found that U.S. airports' capital development costs for 2005 through 2009 totaled $71.5 billion.

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