Aviation Design & Planning

Aviation Design

CHA is a recognized leader in aviation design with 40 years of airport project experience at over 250 commercial, military, and general aviation airports across the nation. CHA has the diversity of technical expertise and the capacity to assist in virtually any engineering, architectural, or construction support service required. We have a proven track record in serving the aviation industry as trusted advisors in an ever-changing marketplace and a challenging economic environment.

Our aviation design services include:
  • Geometric Design – Runways, Taxiways, Aprons
  • Pavement Design – New, Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction
  • Earthwork and Grading Design
  • Drainage Design and Stormwater Management
  • Deicing Fluid Collection and Control Design
  • Safety Area Improvement Design, including EMAS
  • General Site Civil and Utility Design
  • Airfield Lighting and Signage Design
  • Construction Safety and Phasing
  • Obstruction Analysis
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Cost Estimating
  • Bid Phase and Grant Administration
  • Construction Administration
  • Resident Engineering

Aviation Planning

Whether your goals include sustainability, technology upgrades, or expansion to accommodate larger aircraft, CHA can define your vision and make it a reality. We offer the highest standard in project management and control having completed sound planning programs ranging in size and complexity from master plan studies to long-range economic development plans. Our aviation planners are skilled at building consensus among stakeholders and developing actionable plans.

Our aviation planning services include:
  • Airport Master Planning
  • Airport Layout Plans
  • AGIS Data Acquisition and Coordination with FAA
  • Land Use/Development Planning
  • Activity/Demand Forecasting
  • Runway Safety Area, Runway Protection Zone, and Obstruction Studies
  • Land Acquisition and Release