Aviation

Using Adaptive Management to Integrate Climate Change Considerations

By |2019-09-11T18:19:00-04:00September 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

There are many factors affecting how future climate change impacts are being considered by airports around the world. Most notably, airports that have been affected by severe storms or experiencing sea level rise effects, storm surge and high tides today are seeking answers and planning adaptation measures. Further, various government agencies are developing criteria [...]

In the Media: RS&H Leverages Creativity in Plan for Boeing 777X Arrival

By |2019-09-11T11:41:29-04:00August 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Creating an operational plan for a new wide-body jet would usually take several months to complete. But RS&H and the King County Airport only had a couple months to develop solutions for the Boeing 777X, which will have one of the largest wingspans of any commercial airliners in the world. “We had to be [...]

As PFAS Concerns Grow, What Can Your Airport Do?

By |2019-09-11T16:30:17-04:00August 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The PFAS probe has officially begun. Since the start of this year, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), and California Water Boards – among others – have put plans in place to try to gain a better understanding of how PFAS are affecting Americans. [...]

In the Media: Eugene Airport’s Master Plan

By |2019-08-19T11:14:04-04:00August 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

From the onset of Eugene Regional Airport’s master planning process and through continuous stakeholder involvement, the Eugene Regional Airport focused on establishing a vision for development that looks beyond the typical 20-year planning horizon. The RS&H-prepared new master plan not only creates that vision, but also gives guideposts to help the airport move forward for years [...]

Gareth Hanley Named 2019 Young Professional of the Year

By |2019-08-16T11:06:15-04:00August 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Gareth Hanley has stood out since the day he started. Technically, the Aviation planner is excellent. Professionally, he far exceeds expectations. And personally, he’s able to connect with associates and clients alike. That’s not news to RS&H leadership, who selected Gareth as the 2019 Young Professional of the Year. “Soon after Gareth first started [...]

Pavement Rehabilitation Makes the Most of Airport’s Resources at John Glenn Columbus International

By |2019-08-08T16:24:27-04:00August 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

We know our airports are often the foundation of city and state economies, representing a trillion-dollar economic impact in the U.S. However, airport operators often face a common struggle in updating infrastructure to keep up with the growing demand from passenger and cargo needs. This has made asset management a critical initiative for most [...]

Falling in Love with Aviation through Bird Strike Work

By |2019-07-22T18:02:55-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Julie Barrow first fell in love with airports at Anchorage International Airport while researching bird strikes for the airport and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. “I love that each airport is like its own individual city and I get to work at airports across the country,” said Julie. “No two airports are the [...]

Michael Becker Earns 2019 Professional Practitioner of the Year Honor

By |2019-07-25T13:10:00-04:00July 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Michael Becker knows what clients want because he’s been in the clients' shoes before and understands their needs. For him, aviation has always been a part of who he is. “I grew up on Air Force bases across the country and spent a lot of that time watching airplanes and hanging out on the [...]

Aviation Receives the 2019 AAAE Corporate Cup of Excellence Award

By |2019-07-18T09:59:26-04:00July 18th, 2019|Tags: , , |

RS&H received the 2019 American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Corporate Cup of Excellence for Large Business Enterprises at the AAAE Annual Conference in Boston this past June. Vice President of Aviation Roddy Boggus was there to accept the award on behalf of the company. “While I was honored to accept on behalf of [...]