AVCON Aviation Puzzle

Welcome to the AVCON Aviation Puzzle! Throughout 2024, we will be covering the six core service areas AVCON provides to the aviation industry. Puzzle pieces will be unveiled in each new issue of Airport Improvement Magazine. Follow along by continuing to scan the QR code found in the printed Airport Improvement Magazine issues throughout the year to learn more and complete the puzzle with us!

Airport Master Planning

The AVCON team has successfully provided more than 35 Master Plans and over 40 Airport Layout Plans since 1988. We collaborate with clients to understand the drivers behind the airport’s development needs and assist in achieving its goals and vision. Our master planning experience spans developing strategic 20-year capital programs for commercial service and general aviation airports. We have ample knowledge when it comes to FAA and FDOT policies and processes that not only ensures that an eligible funding program is identified for proposed airport improvements, but also ensures regulatory compliance in each airport project.

Ryan Lenda, CM

Director of Aviation Planning

Ryan brings nearly 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, including roles ranging from managing large and complex planning projects, to airport studies and master planning services. He is an American Association of Airport Executives Certified Member (CM) and earned an MBA from the University of South Carolina. Additionally, he has a B.S. in Aerospace Studies from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he also received his Private Pilot license. Ryan has extensive knowledge on and off the airfield, and a solid understanding of planning principles and federal aviation regulations.