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TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 138: Preventive Maintenance at General Aviation Airports Volume 2: Guidebook is designed to assist airport and maintenance management and all staff responsible for maintenance and repair of the airport’s physical infrastructure assets in understanding preventive maintenance programs.

The guidebook is part of a two volume set. Volume 1 is a primer that explores the value of airports to communities and the national airspace system. It reviews the various infrastructure assets at airports and outlines the value of planning and prioritizing preventive maintenance into the budgeting process and the impacts to operations if an airport fails to conduct preventive maintenance. In addition, it identifies basic principles for establishing and implementing a preventive maintenance program.

The guidebook (Volume 2) includes guidance on conducting preventive maintenance for typical airport physical infrastructure assets. The guidebook also contains a CD-ROM that includes system checklists that airport staff can customize for their use, as well as a PowerPoint presentation that can be shown to governing boards or communities on the importance of budgeting for preventive maintenance.

The CD-ROM is also available for download from TRB’s website as an ISO image. Links to the ISO image and instructions for burning a CD-ROM from an ISO image are provided below.

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Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2015. Preventive Maintenance at General Aviation Airports Volume 2: Guidebook. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/23435.

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Publication Info

180 pages |  8.5 x 11 |  Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-37516-0
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/23435

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