Airport Planning & Development Consultancy

RPS provides integrated services covering all aspects of airport planning and development, both airside and landside, from concept to completion, including masterplanning for long term development.

Our specialist airports team supports airports across the globe in balancing their commercial goals with their responsibilities to the environment and local communities through sustainable masterplanning, detailed design and infrastructure maintenance engineering design.

RPS is a FTSE 250 company and is one of the World’s leading environmental, planning and design consultancies offering complimentary services from a staff of 5,500 across the Globe, successfully delivering prestigious aviation sector projects in the UK, USA, North America and Australia.

We are acknowledged as experts in planning, transport, landscape and environmental consultancy and we are award winning architects, civil, structural and mechanical and electrical engineers.
RPS is accredited to: ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007 and Investors in People.

Watch our new video, Delivering Airport Development for an insight into our planning, environmental and design expertise in the aviation sector in the UK.

Company Profile

  • Airport Planning

    RPS has over 40 years experience working with clients in the aviation sector.

    This experience has enabled our team to develop an in-depth understanding of the airside environment, the commercial drivers and the contractor constraints that our clients have to consider with each development.

  • Environmental Control

    We offer tailored solutions for airports across the globe, helping them to balance their commercial goals with their responsibilities to the environment and local communities.

    Our approach combines environmental and planning factors with a focus on maximising aviation and non-aviation related revenues.

  • Our specialist capabilities include:

    • Planning Consultancy
    • Airport Masterplanning
    • Terminal Buildings
    • Business Aviation Facility Design
    • Hangars
    • Airfield Infrastructure Design
    • Aprons & Runways
    • Community Impact Studies
    • Noise and Vibration Studies
    • Air Quality & Carbon Assessments
    • Health Impact Assessments
    • Landscape & Visual Impact Assessments
    • Surface Water & Pollution Control
    • AGL & Lighting Assessment
    • Surface Access Strategic Planning & Design
    • Airports Utilities Studies
    • Environmental Impact Assessments
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Expert Witness


Sherwood House
Sherwood Avenue
United Kingdom
NG24 1QQ
  • +44 (0)1636 605700