TRB Webinar: Aviation Fuel Costs and Alternatives
TRB conducted a webinar on June 5, 2012, from 1:00 PM ET to 3:00 PM ET that featured research conducted by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) related to aviation fueling options and cost. View the recorded webinar
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In the last decade, the price of aviation fuel has increased considerably. Consequently, many airport operators are looking for ways to evaluate the impact of fuel prices on their operations and explore alternatives to conventional aviation fuel.
Presenters will discuss the research results described in three ACRP Reports that address aviation fuel costs and alternatives:
- William Spitz, GRA, Inc.
ACRP Report 48: Impact of Jet Fuel Price Uncertainty on Airport Planning and Development
Airport operators and planners will learn how to use a tool that measures the impact of changes in jet fuel price on supply and demand for air service at commercial service airports. The output of the model can ultimately be used to help evaluate the impact of fuel costs on airport development and finance.
- Fred Morser, CSSI, Inc.
ACRP Report 46: Handbook for Analyzing the Costs and Benefits of Alternative Aviation Turbine Engine Fuels at Airports
Airport operators and fuel suppliers will learn how to use an analytical model designed to help evaluate the costs associated with introducing “drop-in” alternative turbine engine fuel at airports and the benefits as measured by reduced emissions. The presenter will discuss ways that airport practitioners can use the tool to benefit their airports.
- Bruno Miller, Metron Aviation
ACRP Report 60: Guidelines for Integrating Alternative Jet Fuel into the Airport Setting
Attendees will learn about alternative fuel types and characteristics; potential benefits; the legal, financial, environmental, and logistical considerations and opportunities; and ways to evaluate the feasibility of alternative jet fuel production facilities. The presenter will also summarize issues and opportunities associated with locating on- or off-airport alternative jet fuel production facilities and their fuel storage and distribution requirements.
Moderated by James Hileman, Federal Aviation Administration
Webinar Learning Objectives:
Audience members will gain an understanding of issues related to aviation fueling options and cost, including:
- How to measure the impact of changes in jet fuel price on supply and demand for air service at commercial service airports,
- How to use a tool for evaluating the costs and benefits of drop-in alternative turbine engine fuel at airports, and
- The types and characteristics of various alternative jet fuels.
Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives
The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is making Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available for Accredited Airport Executives (A.A.E.) who attend this webinar. If you are an A.A.E. and would like to apply for CEUs for this webinar, visit www.aaae.org/ceu
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: There is no fee associated with registering for this webinar. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu
This Summary Last Modified On: 6/21/2012