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Accession Number PB2013-108787
Title Conducting Aeronautical Special Events at Airports. A Synthesis of Airport Practice.
Publication Date 2013
Media Count 130p
Personal Author C. D. Prather
Abstract Special events involving aviation activities or aircraft are common at airports across the United States. These events are designed to (1) enhance public awareness of the airport; (2) stimulate interest in and growth of the airport and aviation; (3) foster community support; (4) provide community benefits; and (5) possibly generate revenue for the airport or community/ charitable organization. Aeronautical special events include air shows, fly-ins, airport open houses (if aircraft are on display), aircraft static display, EAA Young Eagles or Eagle Flight events, or community appreciation events involving aircraft. Nonaeronautical events, such as car shows, 5K or 10K runs, concerts, terminal dedications, or pancake breakfasts with no fly-in component, have similar requirements for planning and organizing; however, only aeronautical events and the unique considerations involved are addressed in this report. Although these events can provide tremendous benefits for the airport and the local community, they require extensive planning, frequently commencing a year or more in advance of the event.
Keywords Aeronautics
Management planning and control

Source Agency Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration
National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board
NTIS Subject Category 85A - Air Transportation
51B - Aeronautics
Corporate Author Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1319
Contract Number N/A

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