Vertiports, which serve as the doorways to new eVTOL and eSTOL air taxi service, provide safe and environmentally friendly services, allowing passengers a new choice of regional transportation.
Providing a safe system, while maintaining a high level of passenger service, will guarantee the industry’s success.
Skyway recognizes that effective planning requires realistic computer simulations to demonstrate the viability of these important systems and to identify challenges to the industry’s development.
Early simulations were created to model a single vertiport, identifying varied layouts, along with appropriate facility requirements (e.g. number of FATOs, parking positions, charging positions) and appropriate operating policies and procedures for safe transportation.
Effective site selection provides safe, efficient travel services, maximizing intermodal choices, minimizing delay, and maintaining a high level of service.
Successful sites, located near regional road and rail transportation hubs, allow quick travel to business districts, remote communities, and special events.
Integration with existing airports provides passengers with complete transportation solutions.