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Denver’s Airport Expansion Pushing Toward BIM for Facility Management

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Project management

Denver’s Hotel and Transit Center Program is an ambitious project that combines a commuter rail transit center and a 519-room Westin hotel to create a new gateway to the main terminal that incorporates sustainability goals. The building information modeling…

BIM-driven Approach Enhances ROI on Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi Airport

February 10, 2015 - in Construction, Feature, Featured

When Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), part of the TCA Joint Venture (TCA-JV) of TAV, CCC and Arabtec, was awarded the contract to build the USD…

FAA Awards Environmental Grant to South Bend

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $2 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant to South Bend International Airport…

Winner of the International Design Competition for Mexico City’s Airport Announced

Today Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, in the presence of the Governor of the State of Mexico, government ministers, the Mayor of Mexico City, Lord Foster and Fernando Romero, announced that a collaboration between Foster + Partners, FR-EE (Fernando…

Airport Commission Fails to Shortlist Thames Hub Airport

Although the Airports Commission found no insurmountable obstacles to the development of a new four-runway, 24 hour hub airport in the Thames Estuary, it has not shortlisted the proposals put forward by Foster + Partners. These proposals are supported by a…

Submission of Evidence for UK Inner Thames Estuary Airport Proposal

The Airports Commission is examining the need for additional UK airport capacity and recommending to UK Government how this can be met in the short, medium and long term. In January 2014, the Commission called for evidence to inform study outputs for feasibility…

Cityworks Receives FAA Approval for Automated Reporting at General Mitchell International Airport

April 16, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) has revolutionized inspection processes through an FAA approved use of Cityworks by Azteca Systems Inc. Through Cityworks, MKE has completely eliminated paper from their Part 139 reporting process. In addition to…

South Korea’s New Sustainable City Inside An Airport

October 19, 2013 - in Modeling, Projects, Smart Cities

Integrating sustainable elements into Incheon wasn't easy. Unlike office buildings, airports are energy intensive for 24 hours a day, they have large floor areas, they're sprawling, and windows generally can't open. An airport the size of Incheon also produces…

Manchester Airports Group Uses Spatial Analysis to Manage 25-year Growth Plan

October 11, 2013 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

Esri UK today announced that Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has selected to develop the capability and usage of Esri GIS (Geographical Information System) technology, to improve asset management and help manage the airport group’s growth plans. The system…

Exelis Airport Ground Vehicle Surveillance Improves Efficiency in Denver and St. Louis

July 24, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Denver International Airport (DEN), Colo., and Lambert–St. Louis International Airport (STL), Mo., airports will use the ITT Exelis vehicle movement area transmitter (VMAT) solution to enhance airport surface safety and efficiency. VMAT is a device that…