Providing connectivity to the local community or region served by a general aviation airport is essential for providing a complete service to airport users and capturing economic benefit whether large or small.
The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program's ACRP Synthesis 111: Last Mile in General Aviation—Courtesy Vehicles and Other Forms of Ground Transportation compiles options, practices, and tools for airports to use to develop a sustainable last-mile strategy to connect users of general aviation airports to the communities that they serve.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Last Mile in General Aviation—Courtesy Vehicles and Other Forms of Ground Transportation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25986.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||3-7|
|Chapter 2 - Survey Demographics||8-10|
|Chapter 3 - Ground Transportation Alternatives and Findings at General Aviation Airports||11-17|
|Chapter 4 - Findings About Airport Courtesy Vehicles||18-28|
|Chapter 5 - Case Examples||29-58|
|Chapter 6 - Conclusions||59-60|
|Appendix A - Airport Respondents||65-68|
|Appendix B - Summary of Survey Responses||69-84|
|Appendix C - Checklist for Airport Courtesy Vehicle Procurement||85-86|
|Appendix D - Sample Courtesy Vehicle Check-Out Form Used by Higginsville Municipal Airport||87-90|
|Appendix E - Sample Guidelines for Courtesy Vehicle Use Policy||91-92|
|Appendix F - Checklist for Courtesy Vehicle Facilities/Maintenance||93-94|
|Appendix G - Sample Car Rental Franchise License Agreement Used by Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy Airport||95-100|
|Appendix H - Courtesy Car Information Sheet||101-102|
|Appendix I - Courtesy Car Agreement Used by Livingston County Spencer J. Hardy Airport||103-106|
|Appendix J - Courtesy Car Agreement Used by Alexandria Municipal Airport||107-108|
|Appendix K - Idaho Transportation Department Courtesy Car Program Documents||109-116|
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