Unexpected flight diversions may impact airport operations from routine to emergency incidents.
The TRB Airport Cooperative Research Program's ACRP Synthesis 121: Managing a Flight Diversion with an Emergency Response at Small, Non-Hub, or General Aviation Airports compiles practices that small, non-hub, and general aviation airports use when planning for and responding to flight diversions that involve an incident or an emergency.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2023. Managing a Flight Diversion with an Emergency Response at Small, Non-Hub, or General Aviation Airports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26900.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||6-10|
|Chapter 2 - Defining the Stakeholders||11-15|
|Chapter 3 - Methodology||16-19|
|Chapter 4 - Literature Review||20-36|
|Chapter 5 - Survey and Interview Responses||37-62|
|Chapter 6 - Case Examples||63-78|
|Chapter 7 - Benefits of Collaborative Planning||79-79|
|Chapter 8 - Diverted Flight Challenges||80-83|
|Chapter 9 - Conclusion and Summary of Findings||84-86|
|Appendix A - Survey Questionnaire and Interview Guide||97-112|
|Appendix B - Survey Responses||113-126|
|Appendix C - Sample Diversion Plans, Checklists, and Training Exercises||127-162|
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