TRB Webinar: Understanding Airport Air Quality Management and Public Health

December 12, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.0 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 1.5 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features a research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)'s WebResource 4: Airport Air Quality Resource Library, Research Report 185: Airport Air Quality Management 101; and Report 135: Understanding Airport Air Quality and Public Health Studies Related to Airports.

Airport operations generally contribute to local and regional air quality.  However, there are uncertainties in quantifying emissions, especially from aircraft. This webinar will describe what is currently known about the potential impacts of airport activities on local and regional air quality and public health. The presenters will also introduce an airport air quality management electronic resource library and guidebook.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Philip Soucacos, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Sandy Webb, The Environmental Consulting Group, LLC
  • Allison Barrett, GHD, Inc.

Moderated by:  Brenda Enos, Burns & McDonnell

Webinar Outline ‚Äč

  1. Introduction to ACRP WebResource 4: Airport Air Quality Resource Library
  2. Overview of airport air quality management guidebook
  3. Summary of air quality standards and regulations
  4. Overview of air quality health impacts and risks
  5. Airport contributions to local air quality and public health
  6. Future research needs
  7. 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:

  • Understand how to use the air quality management electronic resource library
  • Describe the different air quality issues that airports are facing including air quality management processes, available tools, definitions, and mitigation strategies
  • Understand what is known and not known regarding the impact of airport activity on air quality and public health and where to find this information
  • Discuss how practitioners address air quality and public health issues that may arise at their 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

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at