Runway 4L-22R and Runway 13L-31R Safety Areas Compliance

John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York

DY Consultants was selected by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey to provide airfield planning services for the rehabilitation of Runways 4L-22R and 13L-31R at JFK International Airport. As the Prime Consultant, DY Consultants role was to provide the PANYNJ with a variety of professional consulting services and resources to comply with FAA Runway Safety Standards,  as well as a series of other improvements targeted towards improving the efficiency of arrivals and departures for those runways. DY Consultants led a detailed study of alternatives to comply with current Runway Safety Area (RSA) Standards while maximizing operational capacity.

Additionally, DY Consultants developed functional plans that identified the new site for each relocated NAVAIDS along with site requirements and other associated enhancements to meet design criteria and to ensure its proper operation. Finally, DY Consultants provided a detailed construction cost estimate to displace the thresholds, and provided marking and signage plans, based on the proposed displaced thresholds and runway ends.


  • Airport Planning