Kansas City aerial

4 States Airport Conference

August 26 - 28, 2019

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 W 12th St.
Kansas City, MO
United States

We’re flying into Kansas City for the next 4 States Airport Conference — let’s meet! Check out our experts’ sessions to learn how to best use state highway specs for airfield pavement, and navigate the challenges of making a new airport a reality.

Wednesday, August 28

Using DOT Specs at GA & Regional Airports

  • Presenter: Ryan Hanson, HDR
  • 9-9:50 a.m. | Trianon C/D Room

FAA's reauthorization modified standards related to using state highway specifications for airfield concrete pavement requirements. And provide recommendations on special provisions on special provisions to consider when using state DOT specifications.

Feasibility of Establishing a Brand New Airport and the Process Involved

  • Presenter: Jerald Searle, HDR; Scott Tener, Former FAA Iowa Airport planner; Brian Tompkins, FAA Iowa Airport Engineer; Amy Walter, FAA Land Specialist
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. | Truman A

This session will cover everything from concept to ribbon cutting.