Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) Airport Emergency Operations Center (AEOC) – Phoenix, AZ

The Airport Emergency Operations Center is intended to be a multi-purpose facility for the day-to-day operations and management of the airport, as well as an emergency center in the event of a significant issue associated with the airport.

The AEOC building is a one-story building of approximately 9,500 gross square feet. The building provides for a command center, airport emergency operations center, open office space, conference rooms, and building support spaces.

The AEOC was a CMAR construction contract awarded to Hensel Phelps Construction.

Inspired Networks was contracted by Hensel Phelps for the Delivery Management for the Communication, Security, and Special Systems (outlined below). Inspired Networks lead the planning/coordination, and migration of airport staff from the existing Airport Operations Center (AOC) to the new AEOC. Inspired Networks, in coordination with the airport stakeholders, developed a systems migration strategy and provided technical and project management services for the successful migration of 50+ systems, including:


  • Communication Systems
    • LAN, WLAN, IPT, IPTV (CNN), Cellular, Radio Systems, VESTA
  • Security Systems
    • CCTV, ACAMS, Perimeter
  • Audio-Visual Systems
  • IT Systems
  • Building Management Systems
  • Specialty Systems
    • Master Clock
    • Lightning Detection
    • Weather Station

Owner: City of Phoenix

Client: Hensel Phelps

Construction Costs: $18 million

Completion Date: February 2018


  • Stakeholder Interviews
  • Due Diligence
  • Planning and Estimates of Construction Costs
  • Construction Documents
  • Construction Phase Services
  • Client Interface
  • Vendor Management
  • Budget Ownership
  • Planning
  • Procurement
  • Delivery Management
  • Project Management
  • Staging
  • Implementation
  • Testing
  • Commissioning
  • Systems Migrations
  • Airport Staff Relocations