PERSPECTIVES

An Aviation Blog

Amelia Earhart

The Queen of the Air

Jul 24, 2020

Amelia Earhart wasn’t at all interested in aviation after her first encounter with an airplane. She was 10 years old and found it to be “a…

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What We Do – Feasibility/Site Selection Studies

Jul 17, 2020

by Patrick Taylor, Principal What are Feasibility/Site Selection Studies? As a community grows and prospers, it may become more evident that a new or replacement…

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What We Do – New Series

Jun 12, 2020

Welcome to the “What We Do” series! In these posts, we’ll discuss the core services we provide to our airport clients, with specifics on each…

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Aviator Spotlight – Bessie Coleman

May 28, 2020

Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman was a true pioneer in aviation.   During a time when female aviators were few and far between, Bessie was able to…

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Aviator Spotlight – The Wright Brothers, Fathers of Aviation

May 21, 2020

December 17, 1903, marks what is arguably the most important day in our industry’s history. On this day, 117 years ago, we learned to fly.…

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What We Do – Environmental Documentation

May 13, 2020

by Judi Krauss, Environmental Planner What environmental documentation is needed for an airport project?  Good question!  There are all kinds of environmental regulations and “special…

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Our Vision Remains

May 12, 2020

by Steve Wagner, Senior Consultant I am writing this following the first week of a 30-day stay-at-home order in Kansas City, which was put in…

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What We Do – Airport Master Plans

May 12, 2020

by Chandra Burks, Airport Planner What is an Airport Master Plan? An airport master plan is a comprehensive, long-range study of every physical aspect of…

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Looking Back Over 40 Years

Mar 10, 2020

by Steve Benson, Senior Consultant Hard to believe it has been 40 years since I left a national engineering firm to go to work in…

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December 2019 Press Release

Mar 10, 2020

For Immediate Release Coffman Associates’ tradition of excellence in airport planning continues with the transition of executive leadership to Dave Fitz as Chief Executive Officer…

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