Purdue University Selects Woolpert for Airport Master Plan
September 19, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS (September 19, 2012)… Woolpert, a national design, geospatial and infrastructure management consulting firm, recently announced its Indianapolis office been selected by Purdue University to update the airport’s master plan.
Purdue University’s 500-acre airport includes two runways and academic buildings to support the university’s Aviation Technology program. The airport’s existing master plan was developed in 2001 and is being updated to account for the current and future needs of the property and its facilities.
Woolpert will develop a public involvement program and take into consideration environmental considerations, evaluate existing conditions, create aviation forecasts and determine facility requirements as part of the effort to update the existing master plan. Woolpert will also develop a limited electronic airport layout plan (eALP), facilities implementation plan and financial feasibility analysis to support implementation of the master plan.
“Woolpert’s extensive experience with and reputation as a leader in eALP development, along with our portfolio of master planning for airports across Indiana, will be a great asset to Purdue University and the successful implementation of updates to the master plan,” said Chris Snyder, Woolpert aviation project director in the firm’s Indianapolis office.
As one of the state’s busiest airport, Purdue University airport handles approximately 100,000 aircraft operations each year. Updates to the master plan are integral to the airport as it continues to handle this level of traffic.