The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) sponsored the 2010 FAA Worldwide Airport Technology Transfer Conference April 20-22, 2010, held at the Resorts Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.A. The theme for the conference was Next Generation of Airport Technology.
This was an international conference on the development of technology and its applications for airports. This conference provided a unique opportunity for both the aviation industry and the research community to interact and exchange information that ensures safe and more efficient airport operations. The conference also showcased a tour of the FAA National Airport Pavement Test Facility located at the William J. Hughes Technical Center.
More than 165 people attended this conference from all over the world including aviation personnel, research scientists and engineers, aviation consultants, manufacturers and suppliers. Seventy-eight (78) papers were accepted and seventy (70) presentations were given during the conference. The conference showcased the FAA National Airport Pavement Test Facility, which was built in a partnership between FAA and the Boeing Company, and is now in its tenth year of operation. The conference provided an opportunity for both the aviation industry and the research community to interact and exchange information to ensure safe and efficient airport operations.
Papers and presentations in the technical areas described below were presented:
- Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation
- Airport Pavement Management
- Full Scale Pavement Testing
- Construction Materials and Methods
- Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)
- Runway Surface Technology
- Visual Guidance
- Airport Wildlife Hazards
- Runway Incursion Reduction
- Planning/Design for New Large Aircraft
Conference Photo Album
The conference sponsors were:
- Federal Aviation Administration
- American Association of Airport Executives
- Hi-Tec Systems, Inc.
- SRA International, Inc.
The Conference was hosted by Atlantic City International Airport