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Tulsa International Airport Set to be the First
U.S. Dementia-Friendly Airport
Tulsa International Airport (TUL) is working with Dementia
Friendly Tulsa to become the first dementia-friendly airport
in the United States.
" We are committed to providing a positive air
travel experience for all passengers who come through
TUL. That includes those with visible and non-visible
disabilities, such as dementia, " said Alexis Higgins, CEO
of Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust (TAIT.) " We hope
to eliminate barriers that create stress, anxiety, frustration,
and even fear. DFTulsa is providing us a foundation that
we'll continue to build upon. "
Dementia Friendly Tulsa is a grassroot initiative launched by
Mayor G.T. Bynum in April 2017. The volunteer-driven program
is free to businesses and organizations. It focuses on enhancing
the city's inclusion and meaningful engagement of those with
cognitive decline, as well as their caregivers. DFTulsa is a member
of the Dementia Friendly America Network founded in 2015.

Former LAX Chief Experience Officer Joins
PSM2 as VP of Business Development
On March 5, PSM Squared Inc. (PSM 2) announced
that former Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)
Chief Experience Officer Barbara Yamamoto has
joined the company as
vice president of business
Retiring in September
after 33 years of service with
the city of Los Angeles,
Yamamoto will bring her
expertise in guest experience,
employee en g a g ement ,
communications and culture
change to augment PSM 2's
bench that includes project management and construction
logistics, coordination and communications.

Aeroplex/Aerolease Group Launches New Solar
Energy Project at Long Beach Airport
Long Beach Airport (LGB) off icials
celebrated the completion of the largest
solar energy project on the airport campus,
marking a milestone in LGB's growing
sustainability program. Aeroplex/Aerolease
Group, an aviation property development,
consulting and management f irm that
holds an LGB master lease, installed the
new system on their building, which is also
host to Signature Flight Support's fixed
base operator (FBO).
" I'm happy to see this successful collaboration between
Long Beach Airport and Aeroplex, a leading member of our
aviation community, " said Mayor Robert Garcia. " Our airport
is committed to setting the standard for sustainability among
U.S. airports. "
The large footprint of the solar electric system, constructed
by Current Energy, consists of nearly 1,000 solar panels
mounted on 55,000 square feet of the Aeroplex rooftop at
3333 E. Spring Street. The panels generate 380 kilowatts (kW)
of solar power per year, which is a greenhouse gas emissions
reduction equivalent to one million miles driven by an average
passenger vehicle.

David Schaumburg, A.A.E., ACE, Earns
Professional Airport Accreditation
David Schaumburg, A.A.E., ACE, assistant director of
aviation, Springfield-Branson National
Airport, Springfield, MO, was awarded
the distinction of Accredited Airport
Executive (A.A.E.) by the American
Association of Airport Executives
To qualify for his distinction, David
had to successfully complete three phases
of the accreditation process: (1) pass a
180-item multiple-choice examination,
(2) fulfill a writing requirement, and (3)
demonstrate, in the final interview by a panel of A.A.E.s, his
knowledge of airport management, business administration,
and general transportation economics. David's achievement
attests to his ability to meet these stringent requirements and
his experience in managing a public airport.
By fulfilling all the requirements leading to the title of
Accredited Airport Executive, David joins a select group of
individuals who have earned the designation in the six-plus
decades of the accreditation program's existence. At present,
fewer than 10 percent of AAAE's members throughout the
country are active accredited airport executives.

Inclusive Play Area for KCI Airport New Terminal Unveiled
The Kansas City Aviation Department has
Variety KC Play Zone features will include
partnered with Variety KC to develop an a simulated aircraft and air traffic control tower,
inclusive play area for children that will make sensory boards, inclusive exercise videos, and a Kansas
the New Terminal at Kansas City International City skyline mural featuring inclusive partners. This
Airport one of the most inclusive and accessible inclusive area will allow kids to play with other kids
airport terminals in the U.S. The New Terminal and to learn about the air travel experience.
is slated to open in spring 2023.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of marchapril2021

The $7 Million Man
Industry Update
A New Normal in Airport Parking and Transportation
The Rise of Robots
Boarding Bridges the Holistic Way
A Brave New World
The Trouble with Tribal Knowledge
Doing it Right: Public Sector FBOs
Reconstructing One of New England's Longest Commericial Service Runways
Designing a Modern Lighthouse
Sensor Technology's One-Two Punch: Improving Winter Maintenance Operations and Meeting ICAO GRF Regulations
Caution: Closure Ahead
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marchapril2021 - The $7 Million Man
marchapril2021 - Industry Update
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marchapril2021 - A New Normal in Airport Parking and Transportation
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marchapril2021 - The Rise of Robots
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marchapril2021 - Boarding Bridges the Holistic Way
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marchapril2021 - A Brave New World
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marchapril2021 - The Trouble with Tribal Knowledge
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marchapril2021 - Doing it Right: Public Sector FBOs
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marchapril2021 - Reconstructing One of New England's Longest Commericial Service Runways
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marchapril2021 - Designing a Modern Lighthouse
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marchapril2021 - Sensor Technology's One-Two Punch: Improving Winter Maintenance Operations and Meeting ICAO GRF Regulations
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marchapril2021 - Caution: Closure Ahead
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