Quad City International Airport Airplane

Chicago Executive Complex Geography Aerial

Peoria Airport with Airplane at Dusk

Brian Welker and Engineers in His Office in Aurora, IL


Airports have a growing responsibility to facilitate commerce, while operating with a greater emphasis on efficiency and safety. Crawford, Murphy & Tilly (CMT) brings to that mission an uncommon level of investment in our airport clients’ success, a commitment that is demonstrated by work at over 100 airports of all sizes and long-term relationships that span decades. From working with the FAA to local stakeholders, CMT aviation staff work passionately with our civilian airport partners to advance their infrastructure goals and aspirations.

CMT is also a top tier provider of engineering services for military airfields across the nation and abroad.



Design and Construction Engineering

Air Service Development


Architectural Services

Runway Incursion Mitigation Solutions

Environmental Services

Noise Compatibility

Noise Modeling

Program Development

Funding Assistance

Regulatory Coordination & Compliance

Program Management

Economic/Site Development

Land Acquisition Services


Structural Engineering

Pavement Management Studies

Fueling Facilities

Security Services

Technology/Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Value Engineering

Stormwater Management


CMT’s Rich Thuma Explains “Total Value Delivery” in this “TME” (the Military Engineer) Magazine Article

In this article for TME (the Military Engineer) magazine, CMT’s Rich Thuma, PE, ENV SP (Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, ret.) discusses how to bring Total Value Delivery to runway reconstruction projects. This approach calls for taking a holistic view of the airfield to...

CMT Welcomes Dominick Romano, Jr.

CMT would like to welcome Dominick Romano, Jr., our new Surface Transportation Project Manager in the Nashville, TN office.  He started with CMT in the middle of May.  Dominick has over 18 years’ experience managing transportation design projects to...

Ambra Knox Named to List of “40 Under Forty”

Crawford, Murphy & Tilly’s (CMT) Ambra Knox, CM was recently named to the Springfield Business Journal’s list of 40 Under Forty. The Springfield, IL-based publication annually recognizes young professionals in Springfield and the surrounding area based on their...