Master Plan Update

The Boca Raton Airport (BCT) master plan is a comprehensive guide which describes the short-, medium-, and long-term airport improvements over a 20-year timeframe. The Master Plan Update is intended to guide future airport development that is cost effective, satisfies future aviation demand, identifies facility requirements for all airport users, and considers environmental and socioeconomic impacts.

Project Process

The Master Plan Update is conducted in accordance with all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements and enable the airport to achieve its mission to be a first-class Public Use General Aviation facility dedicated to embracing our core values; promoting safety, efficiency, and environmental excellence; and advancing aeronautical and economic benefits to our business and community stakeholders.

Primary Master Plan Goals 


  • General aviation aircraft fleet trends
  • Temporary flight restriction (TFR) impacts
  • Five-year critical aircraft analysis

Alternate Analysis

  • Airport Reference Code (ARC) compliance alternatives

Additional Planning Elements

  • Tenant Survey
  • Noise Contour Update
  • Stormwater Master Plan Update

Airport Master Plan Update

Master Plan Update Overview

Project Background – Physical Changes

Previous Master Plan

The Boca Raton Airport’s last Master Plan was completed in 1993.

Master Plan Accomplished Goals:

  • Meet the long-range aviation needs of the community
  • Optimize the operational efficiency, effectiveness and safety and enhance the aesthetic value of the Airport to be commensurate with the surrounding community
  • Optimize the Airport’s income potential