The increasing need to use airport land for non-aeronautical revenue and decrease operating expenses may generate consideration of on-airport farming operations and agricultural leasing.
The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program's ACRP Synthesis 117: Agricultural Operations on Airport Grounds compiles literature and practices at airports to initiate and manage agricultural operations on airport grounds.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Agricultural Operations on Airport Grounds. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26543.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||3-6|
|Chapter 2 - Survey Responses||7-8|
|Chapter 3 - State of Practice of Agricultural Operations on Airport Grounds||9-19|
|Chapter 4 - Findings on Airport Agricultural Land Lease Administration||20-25|
|Chapter 5 - Findings on Management of Agricultural Operations and Risk Factors||26-31|
|Chapter 6 - Case Example: Eastern Iowa Airport, Cedar Rapids, Iowa||32-35|
|Chapter 7 - Summary of Findings||36-38|
|References and Bibliography||39-39|
|Acronyms and Abbreviations||41-41|
|Appendix A - Airport Interview Questionnaire||42-44|
|Appendix B - Summary of Airport Interview Participants||45-46|
|Appendix C - Survey Participants||47-55|
|Appendix D - Survey Instrument and Summary of Responses||56-64|
|Appendix E - Checklist for Determining Feasibility and Development of Airport Agricultural Program||65-67|
|Appendix F - Sample Airport Farmland Lease Agreement||68-74|
|Appendix G - Sample Airport Farmland Bid Form||75-86|
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