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Aviation

Local Knowledge and Top-Ranked Expertise

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all airport, and we don’t believe there’s a one-size-fits-all airport project team. Our multidisciplinary teams are built to deliver targeted expertise that fits specific airport needs, while being grounded in local knowledge from our more than 200 offices worldwide. A deep culture of quality, continual improvement and customer service means confidence that projects are completed correctly and designed to last.

Custom Project Teams

Exceptional talent characterizes our quality-driven teams, which draw from many fields to precisely match each project. If unexpected issues arise, our flexible structure allows for quick consultation with the right in-house experts to address challenges quickly and efficiently. 

The aviation business is complex and multifaceted, and our suite of services recognizes that, extending well beyond engineering and architecture to include communications, economic planning, energy consultation, GIS services and more. 

Comprehensive Experience

We provide aviation-related services for nearly every project type, from the earliest site selection and planning stages through final design and construction management. 

Our expertise covers all sections of an airport:

  • Airside, including runway and taxiway design, stormwater management, lighting, apron development and more
  • Landside, including traffic planning, parking, complex structure design and passenger access
  • Terminal Architecture, including restrooms, passenger flow and concept development 

Building on Our Strengths

Our work in the aviation industry continues to grow. That’s because we bring to aviation projects the same values that have established our reputation in other markets: top tier technical expertise and a client-focused commitment to project delivery. We’ve built our staff by looking for a passion for aviation and a dedication to good work, and that winning combination is passed on to our clients.

Learn about working in aviation at HDR

We Celebrate These Numbers
6
Decades in Aviation
160+
Airport Clients Globally
23 of 25
Largest Commercial U.S. Airports Served