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Airport Strategic Planning



This interactive, application-driven 5-day training course will highlight the strategic view of the airport components, planning, and management. It explores some advanced topics (e.g. ACDM) influencing the Aviation environment where many airlines, ground handlers, air traffic management units exist. The course will emphasize applications in real cases in airport planning management practice and will focus on creating a clearer understanding of how to plan and strategically manage an airport.

This training course highlights the ICAO regulation and economic consideration for the purpose of improvement continuity.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to: 

  • Understand the ownership characteristics of airports in the United States and internationally
  • Exploring the recommended airport organization chart & the various jobs that exist at airports
  • Describe the various facilities located on an airport’s airfield and types of Airport Runways
  • Discuss how air traffic control affects airport management & commercial air carrier operations
  • Describe differences in security procedures between commercial service and general aviation airports
  • Define the various Aeronautical and Non- Aeronautical revenues at airports
  • Describe the complex relationships between airport management and the airlines that serve their airports
  • Discuss the impacts airport activity has on environmental Performance Measures quality
  • Gain insight into the various types of airport planning studies& the factors that are to be considered in terminal area planning
  • Describe the Concept & Implementation phases of the A-CDM

Targeted Audience:

  • Civil Aviation Authorities Middle and Top management staff
  • Airport and Airline staff related to Middle & Top management and operations
  • Participants conducting Airport planning and Design
  • All personnel planning to get a strategic overview of the aviation industry

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: Airports and Airport Systems:

  • Introduction to Aviation Industry
  • The Economic and Social Role of Airports
  • Airports and Airport Systems: Organization and Administration
  • Airports: A Historical and Legislative Perspective
  • Airport Management on an International Level
  • The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS)

Unit 2: Organization and Administration:

  • Airport Ownership and Operation & Airport Privatization
  • The Airport Organization Chart & Job Descriptions
  • The Airport Manager and  his Duties
  • Airport Growth: World War II and the Postwar Period
  • Airport Modernization: the Early Jet Age
  • Airport legislation after airline deregulation

Unit 3: The Components of an Airport:

  • The Airfield, Airspace, and Air Traffic Control
  • The Basics of Air Traffic Control
  • Current and Future Enhancements to Air Traffic Control
  • Components of the Airport Terminal
  • Airport Ground Access
  • Airport Operations & Security

Unit 4: Airport Planning & Management:

  • Airport System Planning
  • The Airport Master Plan
  • Air Traffic Forecasting Techniques
  • Factors Affecting Capacity and Delay
  • Bird and Wildlife Hazard Management
  • Security at Commercial Service Airports

Unit 5: Airport Financial Management & Future of Airports:

  • Economic, Political, and Social Roles of Airports
  • Revenue Strategies at Commercial Airports
  • Pricing of Airport Facilities and Services
  • Airport Capacity, Flight Delays, and the Future
  • Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM)

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