Guidebook for Airport Irregular Operations (IROPS) Contingency Planning
TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 65: Guidebook for Airport Irregular Operations (IROPS) Contingency Planning is designed to help guide commercial passenger service airports of all sizes to develop, continually evaluate, and update their contingency plans for procedures pertaining to irregular operations (IROPS) that may cause significant disruptions to customers.
This guidebook is designed to assist aviation system partners in enhancing their response to customer care during a broad array of IROPS conditions and includes step-by-step templates for the preparation of contingency plans that include necessary communications, collaboration, and coordination to address customer needs.
Interactive Microsoft Word versions of Resources A, B, and C from the report are also available online.
• Resource A - Topics for IROPS Plan Development
• Resource B - Model IROPS Contingency Plan
• Resource C - Tools
The April 2013 issue of ACRP's Impact on Practice
describes how Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BNIA) have developed and implemented IROPS plans based on ACRP Report 65.
This Summary Last Modified On: 12/27/2016