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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 160: Addressing Significant Weather Impacts on Airports provides a web toolkit that raises airport operator awareness about vulnerabilities caused by significant weather events. The toolkit helps airports develop more robust contingency and recovery plans, in addition to their airport emergency plans. This toolkit focuses on events that are “rare but plausible”; that is, events that may have happened in the distant past, or in adjacent geographic areas, but are not common event types at the airport itself, and therefore may not be in the forefront of the airport managers’ minds. The Quick Start Guide provides guidance for using the toolkit.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. Addressing Significant Weather Impacts on Airports: Quick Start Guide and Toolkit. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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