Saint’s Guide to Advocacy Pyramid for Airport Expansion – in Airport World

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Airport World, the magazine for the Airports Council International, has published a step by step guide to winning the support of local communities, as a vital first step in guaranteeing the success of airport capital projects, written by Jesse McKnight, executive vice president of The Saint Consulting Group.

The article in the March issue of the London-based publication, which circulates to airport CEOs and management around the world, discusses how land use politics — and the concepts of political due diligence, building an advocacy pyramid and a virtuous cycle — provide a practical and achievable way to get people to say ‘yes’ to airport expansion.

Clickherefor the full article or Airport World Feb-Mar 2012  for pdf version.

Jesse McKnight is executive vice president for The Saint Consulting Group, email


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