Course Detail: SGA-1001 - Airport Management [SGA-1001]

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Overview

This course is a "Core course" that is part of the Graduate Certificate in Aviation. This 2.5-days, 20-hours course in Airport Management is specifically created for airport, airline, and air navigation service provider's professionals to further operate and manage their aviation organization and to apply fundamental planning concepts of airports industry, with a particular emphasis on the Asia-Pacific Region.

Who Should Attend

  • Airlines and airports professionals
  • Air Navigation Service Provider professionals
  • Civil Aviation Authority professionals

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should understand the nature of airport components, the relationship between airport's stakeholders, how to calculate the capacity of the different components of the airport system, the complex methodology for managing aircraft movements and passengers, airport facility management, and real cases and exercises of airport planning, design and operations will be applied within the context of Asia and international regulatory bodies. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the airport systems and how the components of both airside and landside integrated
  • Identify the various facilities on an airport's airfield and the specifications and types of airport runways
  • Understand an airport layout and runway orientation planning using wind rose analysis
  • Identify an airport's reference code
  • Describe the various navigational aids that exist on airfields (e.g. airfield lighting, signage, and markings)
  • Describe the infrastructure existing to increase the security of the airfield
  • Understand an airport organization chart
  • Understand how air traffic control affects airport management
  • Identify the areas of concern with respect to safety inspection programs
  • Understand the aircraft rescue and firefighting requirements for a given airport
  • Discuss approaches to mitigating bird and wildlife hazards
  • Understand the development of airport terminals from the early days of commercial aviation to present-day terminal design concepts
  • Define the various security sensitive areas within and around airports
  • Define the various types of airport planning studies and the different elements of the airport master plan
  • Understand the concepts of national-, regional-, and state-level system planning
  • Discuss some of the current and future issues concerning airports

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