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pitt&sherry’s airport and aviation team have the breadth and depth of knowledge to assist in successfully delivering your most important projects

pitt&sherry provides a comprehensive range of services covering all aspects of airport and aviation facilities from feasibility and concept design through to construction, operation, maintenance and management. We work with airlines, airport operators of all sizes (international to regional), government agencies, contractors, other consultants, and other stakeholders in the airport and aviation community to provide solutions tailored to the current and future needs of assets, while considering and embracing the evolution of technology.

Our specific services include:

Airport and Aviation Facilities – Feasibility and Planning

  • Feasibility, Scoping and Siting Studies
  • Master Planning
  • Forecasting
  • Obstacle Limitation Surface (OLS)
  • Airspace management
  • Environmental – Jet blast/propeller wash assessment, noise, environmental impact, drainage and flood control, geotechnical investigation, landscaping and land use and zoning
  • Airside Planning – Geometric airside layout (runways, taxiways and aprons), apron layouts (aircraft stands and Terminal Building interface, including stand usage and management), aerobridges, baggage handling systems and support facilities such as hangars and cargo facilities
  • Airside/Landside Planning – Terminal Building layout and level of service requirements, time and motion assessment, process simulation, passenger processing layouts and baggage handling systems
  • Landside Planning – Terminal Building layout and level of service requirements, process simulation, ground access and at terminal carparks
  • Landside Planning – Commercial developments such as business parks, accommodation, industrial areas, carparks and alike
  • Integrated transport studies
  • Authority approvals and case studies
  • Preparation of grant applications

Airport and Aviation Facilities – Infrastructure Works

  • Geometric layout and design
  • Heavy duty flexible and rigid pavement design
  • Pavement material investigation and assessment
  • Pavement inspections and pavement strength assessment
  • Aircraft pavement concession assessment
  • Aeronautical Ground Lighting (AGL) and visual aid design
  • Floodlight design
  • Support and landside facility design – hangars, cargo facilities, fuel facilities, accommodation, business parks, carparks and alike
  • Engineering services design – power supply, generation and distribution, communications, hydraulic water supply, waste water and sewerage, drainage and stormwater, fire protection and industrial gas,
  • Project management
  • Tender procurement and assessment
  • Construction monitoring – Superintendency and Contract Administration
  • Construction supervision – Technical Advisor and Peer Review
  • Acceptance and commissioning
  • Operation and maintenance
  • Airport asset management (condition assessment and maintenance management)
  • Technical advice services including peer review services

Airport Operations and Management

  • Airport governance and risk management
  • Airport/airline interface advisory services
  • Airport operations advisory services
  • Airport financial planning
  • Airport policies and standards development
  • Airport Technical Inspections (ATI)
  • Airport Method of Working Plans (MOWPs)
  • Airport Mapbase policies and management
  • Airport and aviation facility compliance



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