Project Description

Project Details

Description Aviation
Land/Site Development
Master Planning
Public Involvement
Location Rochester, MN
Client/Owner Rochester Airport Company


Donald G. Andrews

James W. Hullett, Jr.

Rochester International Airport

Located in Southeastern Minnesota, Rochester International Airport serves a unique community that was ranked as one of the best metropolitan areas to live in the United States. Rochester is the home of the world-famous Mayo Clinic medical organization, which is one of the prime generators of the airport’s traffic. RS&H was retained on various consulting teams to assist the airport on numerous planning projects. During its first Master Plan Update, RS&H developed several milestones to identify triggering points for future airport facility expansion and/or new construction. Approximately 60 short-term and long-range improvements were identified. In the second Master Plan Update, the Master Plan builds on the previous document to outline a plan for the next two decades. Planned projects include a new midfield terminal. RS&H also conducted a FAR Part 150 study that included noise monitoring at on-airport and off-airport sites. An active public involvement program was also conducted.