Helping Local Economies Soar

With five licensed pilots on our team, we not only design and build runways. We pilot them too. McClure has been practicing private aviation since Jon McClure began the firm in 1956. You might say aviation is part of our DNA and culture. And this passion—along with the most experience of anyone in Iowa—gives us a unique insight into the issues facing airports today.

With national and international experience, our team understands various local, state, and federal regulations. We partner with the FAA and state agencies to help you find the funding you need (over the past five years we’ve obtained over $80M in grants for our clients). And we’ll be there throughout the project making sure you stay up to date on ever-changing regulations.

Our experience in real estate development also allows for a more comprehensive approach to airport expansion or renovation, considering its impact on local property values and opportunities for commercial development. Airports are economic engines; effective development and engineering enhance their role in boosting local tourism and business.

Local aviation is vital to business and economies. Essential to moving people, products, and services.

Let us help your community soar

Where We Make an Impact


Aviation Planning

  • Statewide System Plans
  • Master Planning
  • Airport Layout Plans
  • Capital Improvement Planning
  • Airspace Analysis
  • Airport GIS System (AGIS/ADIP)
  • Pavement Management


  • Categorical Exclusions (CATEXs)
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Public Involvement

Land Aquisition

  • Exhibit ‘A’ Property Maps
  • Survey, Plats, Legal Descriptions
  • Appraisals / Review Appraisals
  • Negotiations / Purchase Agreements

FAA & DOT Grant Administration

  • Grant Application Writing
  • FAA & DOT Grant Funding Reimbursements
  • Financial Reporting


    Civil Airside Design

    • Runways, Taxiways, and Aprons
    • Airfield Lighting and Navigational Aids
    • Airfield Drainage / Stormwater Design
    • Aircraft Hangars, Terminals, Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) Buildings

    Civil Landside Design

    • Parking Lots & Entrance Roads
    • Parking Garages
    • Utility Coordination

    Airport Construction

    • Construction Management and Administration
    • On-site Construction Observation
    • Construction Staking
    • Materials Testing


    • Aircraft Fueling, Fuel Farms, Self-Service Card Readers
    • Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Array Systems (ground mounted & roof mounted)

    Featured Projects

    Southeast Iowa Regional Airport Runway 18/36 Reconstruction

    Runway 6/24 Rehabilitiation

    Runway 18/36 Rehabilitation - Ankeny Regional Airport

    Mt. Pleasant Municipal Airport Master Plan Update

    Fuel Farm Modernization

    Rehabiitate Runway 13/31 & Construct Parallel Taxiway B

    Fort dodge Regional Airport Hangar A Development Program