TRB Webinar: Generating Revenue from Commercial Development On or Adjacent to Airports

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April 26, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
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Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
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AICP: 1.5 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)’s Research Report 176: Generating Revenue from Commercial Developments on or Adjacent to Airports.

This webinar will identify the challenges and opportunities that developing land on or near airports can pose and the processes involved in determining if revenue-generating development is feasible. Presenters will cover a brief overview of the tools developed to determine this feasibility, how these tools can be used, and lessons learned from airports that have used them. 

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Stephanie Ward, Mead & Hunt, Inc.
  • Diana Fainberg, Diana E. Fainberg Associates, LLC
  • Edward Moran, Lee County Port Authority

Moderated by: Rick Busch, Jviation, Inc.

Webinar Outline ‚Äč

  1. Types of commercial development projects that can be considered
  2. Tools and checklists for determining the feasibility of projects
  3. Lessons learned from airports that have tried development on or near their facilities
  4. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will able to: 

  • Describe the various aspects of commercial development that can be considered on or near airports
  • Understand how to use the guidebooks to assess the life process of a commercial project on or near an airport

Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is making 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available for A.A.E. If you are an A.A.E. and would like to apply for CEUs for this webinar, visit For questions about A.A.E. continuing education units, please contact

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This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits.  Please make sure that you register for this session and log-in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session.

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