LeighFisher is recognized in the aviation industry as experts in airfield and airspace planning. We analyze airfield and airspace operations and facilities, both as specialized services and as an integral part of airport master planning, airport capacity and aircraft delay analyses, noise compatibility planning, environmental assessments, benefit-cost analyses, and terminal planning.
LeighFisher is an industry leader in airport terminal planning, with extensive and ongoing experience. As airport management seeks to accommodate more passengers while maintaining a competitive cost structure, LeighFisher offers a creative and pragmatic approach to terminal planning.
Airport sponsors analyze ground transportation and parking facilities and operations to determine how best to improve levels of service, enhance operations, and accommodate the needs of airline passengers, airport employees, and air cargo shippers--that is, all users of an airport.
LeighFisher provides industry-leading services to airport operators who want to connect their facilities to rail and regional transit. Our services include assisting these operators and their regional partners with travel demand modeling and forecasting, operational planning (including schedule coordination), on-airport intermodal facilities design, and financial planning.
As an industry leader in airport planning, LeighFisher has a comprehensive understanding of the links between airport facilities and the larger passenger and freight transportation systems. We recognize that each airport is an intermodal facility with surface transportation modes typically connecting passengers and goods with intercity, national, and global aviation markets.
LeighFisher has extensive freight and logistics experience across a wide spectrum of markets and modes. We provide operational and strategic recommendations that address our private and public sector clients’ immediate and long term needs by offering an analytical foundation and in-depth industry knowledge.
LeighFisher is an industry leader in airport master planning. Our planning team provides insight based on deep experience, and we channel that insight into appropriate strategies that form the basis for sound and feasible master plans that fit the varied needs of our aviation clients.
The ever-evolving threat of terrorism and, consequently, increasing security regulations require airport operators to adequately address such threats and comply with regulation while also facing financial and operational challenges. LeighFisher has assisted our airport clients effectively manage security risks through the optimization of technology and infrastructure investment, resource allocations, and process and policy changes.
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