Tag: FAA


FAA Awards $1B from IIJA for Air Terminal Projects Across US

March 3, 2023

Via: ENR

Nearly 100 U.S. airports’ capital construction programs are getting a boost of almost $1 billion in the fiscal year 2023 round of grants from a new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act program targeted at improvements to airport terminals. In all, […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Hensel Phelps secures FAA waiver to fly drones over populated construction sites

July 31, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

It would be useful to most contractors to be able to fly drones over their jobsites while activity is in full swing, allowing them to make more observations of the work in progress, the number of people on site and […]

Construction Processes, Financial

FAA sees $17.7B proposed for 2020, allocates $840M grants

June 11, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The funding is welcome as airports attempt to fund much-needed improvements on their own. Lawmakers once again failed to raise the $4.50 Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) that helps airports pay for their capital construction programs. Airports are allowed to tack […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Sea-Tac airport project costs climb to $968M

September 13, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

As airport authorities develop capital programs to expand and modernize their facilities, they’re also faced with how to pay for these initiatives. The Federal Aviation Administration provides money for some infrastructure improvements, but not on the scale of the hundreds […]