The Airport Master Plan update has been initiated by the City of Manhattan in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to properly plan for the timely development of the Airport to ensure its continued viability from a functional, social and environmental perspective. A project website has been created to provide a public venue to distribute draft Master Plan materials to the planning team and any interested members of the public. This website also will allow for the free flow of ideas that can help shape t the outcome of the Master Planning Process.
Airport Master Plan Update
Airport Master Plan
The Airport Master Plan Update will be a valuable tool that creates a framework to develop Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) to meet the long-term needs of the region it serves.
Read the master plan here.
Airport Noise and Land Use Compatibility Study
This study recommends beneficial land use measures that may be implemented by local jurisdictions to help prevent compatibility issues with noise and land use in the future.
Read the full study here.
Terminal Area Master Plan
The primary focus of the terminal area plan is the terminal building, automobile parking, terminal apron, the Fixed Based Operator located in the terminal area, commercial development area, and the impacts to the airport from the K-18 highway improvements.
Read the terminal area plan here.
The identification of the purpose and need is the primary foundation for the identification of reasonable alternatives and the evaluation of environmental consequences.
Read the environmental assessment here
Terminal Area Plan Executive Summary
The Terminal Area Master Plan (TAMP) for Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) provides the framework needed to guide future development at the airport.
Read the Executive Summary here.
ACRP Report 58-Part-Time Airport Policy Makers
The administration and governance of an airport can prove quite challenging to a newly appointed policy maker or an airport manager without previous airport experience. While many serving in these roles possess some aviation experience or business background, few assume these positions with a broad understanding of the myriad of issues that affect the operation, maintenance, and development of aviation facilities.
Read the full report here.
Economic Impact Study
In 2012 City Administration received an update to a 2009 Economic Impact Study that had been prepared for the Kansas Department of Transportation for the Manhattan Regional Airport. The updated report, prepared in October 2012 by CDM Smith Corporation, took into account new data that included commercial air service to DFW and ORD.
Access the Study here.
Airport Delay Contingency Plan Read the Delay Contingency Plan here.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
The City of Manhattan, Kansas has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The City of Manhattan, Kansas has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, the City of Manhattan, Kansas has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.
Access the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program here.
Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
The City of Manhattan, Kansas has established an Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 23. The City of Manhattan, Kansas has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, the City of Manhattan, Kansas has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 23.
Access the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program here.