ACRP Report 60: Guidelines for Integrating Alternative Jet Fuel into the Airport Setting
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ACRP Report 60:
Guidelines for Integrating Alternative Jet Fuel into the Airport Setting
(2012)
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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 60: Guidelines for Integrating Alternative Jet Fuel into the Airport Setting identifies the types and characteristics of alternative jet fuels; summarizes potential benefits; addresses legal, financial, environmental, and logistical considerations and opportunities; and aids in evaluating the feasibility of alternative jet fuel production facilities.

The report also summarizes issues and opportunities associated with locating on- or off-airport alternative jet fuel production facilities and their fuel storage and distribution requirements.

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  • Transportation — Aviation
  • Transportation — Environment
  • Transportation — Administration and Management
  • Transportation — Energy
Contents

Table of Contents

skim chapter
Front Matter i-ix
Purpose of the Handbook 1-1
How to Use This Handbook 2-3
1.2 What Is Driving the Interest in Alternative Jet Fuels? 4-5
1.4 What Roles Can Airports Play in Alternative Fuel Projects? 6-6
1.6 Resources for Further Information 7-7
2.1 Safety and Drop-in Characteristics of Alternative Jet Fuels 8-8
2.2 Feedstocks for Producing Alternative Jet Fuels 9-14
2.3 Technologies for Producing Alternative Jet Fuels 15-18
2.4 Environmental Benefits of Alternative Jet Fuels 19-20
2.5 Economic Benefits of Alternative Jet Fuels 21-21
2.6.1 National Ambient Air Quality Standards 22-22
2.6.3 Domestic and International Policies Related to Greenhouse Gas Reductions 23-23
2.6.5 Federal Rules for Purchase of Alternative Fuels 24-24
3.2 Alternative Jet Fuel Projects Evaluation Framework 25-25
3.3 Stakeholder Analysis 26-26
3.4 Initial Screening of Options 27-28
3.5 Comparative Evaluation of Screened Options 29-29
3.5.1 Regulatory 30-36
3.5.2 Environmental 37-38
3.5.3 Logistical 39-40
3.5.4 Financial 41-42
3.6 Suggested Next Steps 43-43
4.1 What Are Some of the Potential Community Concerns About Alternative Jet Fuel? 44-44
4.2 What Are Some Potential Concerns Regarding Production of Alternative Jet Fuel? 45-46
4.3 What Are Some of the Potential Concerns Around the Storage, Handling, and Use of Alternative Jet Fuel? 47-47
5.1 Supporting Material to Evaluate Potential Environmental Benefits of Alternative Jet Fuels 48-48
5.2.1 Worksheet 1: Stakeholder Analysis 49-49
5.2.2 Worksheet 2: Regulatory Considerations 50-52
5.2.3 Worksheet 3: Energy Policy Considerations 53-55
5.2.4 Worksheet 4: Logistical Considerations 56-56
5.2.5 Worksheet 5: Financial Considerations 57-57
5.2.6 Worksheet 6: Evaluation Summary 58-59
6.3 Certification 60-61
6.4 Feedstocks for Alternative Jet Fuels 62-63
6.5 Production Technologies for Alternative Jet Fuels 64-64
6.6 Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Benefits 65-65
6.8 Possible Economic Benefits of Regulation 66-66
6.10 Regulatory Considerations 67-67
6.11 Publicly Announced Alternative Jet Fuel Projects 68-68
Appendices: Primer on Alternative Jet Fuels 69-69
Appendix A - Introduction 70-70
Appendix B - Certification and Drop-In Capability of Alternative Jet Fuels 71-72
Appendix C - Feedstocks for Producing Alternative Jet Fuels 73-82
Appendix D - Production Technologies for Alternative Jet Fuels 83-86
Appendix E - Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Benefits 87-90
Appendix F - Economic Benefits 91-92
Appendix G - Possible Economic Implications of Regulation 93-95
Appendix H - Financial Considerations 96-98
Appendix I - Regulatory Considerations 99-109
Appendix J - Transportation and Logistics of Alternative Fuels 110-110
Appendix K - Publicly Announced Aviation Alternative Fuel Projects 111-112
Glossary 113-114
Acronyms and Abbreviations 115-117
References 118-126
Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications 127-127

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