Planning Tools to Realize Your Vision
From concept to implementation, Garver's Aviation Planning Team guides each airport toward the realization of its vision. Garver provides extensive knowledge in executing planning projects for small general aviation airports and more complex air carrier clients.

Garver's Planning Team provides a solid, unified, and innovative approach to meeting the needs and objectives of each airport client. Our rapport with state and federal oversight agencies allows our staff to seamlessly get projects reviewed and completed, providing your airport with the tools to plan and finance your airport's future.

Garver's leadership and assistance in solving problems ranging from relocation of city streets and NAVAIDs to project phasing to capitalizing on funding was critical to the success of the projects.

Thomas Clark, PE, CM
Director of Properties, Planning, & Development
Clinton National Airport


    Skylark Field is the former commercial service airport for Killeen, Texas that has been converted to general aviation (GA) use and support of local pilots and businesses. The Skylark Field Airport Master Plan is being completed in accordance with the applicable FAA and TxDOT standards. With most of...


    Garver aviation planners completed a feasibility study of the intersecting taxiways and holding bays at the Runway 20C end. This included analyzing operations by scheduled air carriers, cargo carriers, general aviation, and military traffic to identify the most feasible taxiway layout to support the...


    Garver brings nationally and internationally recognized airport management and executive experience in airport safety management systems (SMS) planning, implementation, culture development, and training. We understand the value SMS brings to the overall safety and culture of an airport, and will take...


    Garver is providing airside planning services and general aviation terminal area planning services in support of the current Master Plan Update project at Clinton National Airport (LIT). Because of our history delivering quality design projects at LIT, Garver has participated in every planning effort...



  • Airport Master/Development Plans
  • Airport Layout Plans/e-ALPs
  • Airport Business Plans
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Terminal Area Circulation & Usage Assessments
  • Access Control Assessments
  • Compliance Evaluations
  • Gap Analysis
  • Security Management Systems (SeMS)
  • Noise Modeling; Capacity Analysis
  • Airspace Analysis
  • Approach Development
  • Site Selection Studies
  • Airport System Plans
  • Benefit Cost Analysis
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Programs
  • Airport Concessionaire DBE Programs
  • Airports - Geographic Information Systems (A-GIS)
  • GIS Analysis
  • Project Justification Analyses
  • Rates and Charges Analyses
  • Rules and Regulations/Minimum Standards
  • Passenger Facility Charge Programs

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