Develop your staff's runway safety skills

June 2016

Runway safety management feature

Runway safety is an ongoing challenge and high priority for airport operators worldwide. All airports should ensure that their runway safety staff are trained to identify, evaluate and prevent any possible risks in their daily airside operations.

According to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Runway Safety Team Handbook, an effective runway safety team must be able to act quickly in implementing an airport’s runway safety action plan. Airside staff should be trained in international aviation Standards and Recommended Practices to ensure a safe, efficient and secure runway.

Runway Safety Management

Airport professional development

ACI’s online training course in Runway Safety Management highlights the importance of runway safety at airports. Designed for airport operators, this course draws on a diverse range of internationally-recognized runway safety guidance material from ACI member airports, the International Civil Aviation Organization, civil aviation authorities and other international aviation organizations.

Through this module, participants will be able to:

  • identify the steps required to establish a runway safety team;
  • understand the important elements of runway safety at an aerodrome;
  • explain the key requirements of runway inspections and reporting;
  • describe the crucial elements of runway maintenance;
  • explain how to manage temporary runway restrictions and disperse this information to stakeholders; and
  • understand the Low Visibility Procedures that are enforced for the safe operation of aircraft during low visibility conditions, including the protection of navigational aids.

Price: US$95.00
Duration: 90 minutes

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En route to a Certificate in Airside Safety

Runway Safety Management is one of the five safety courses that make up the Certificate in Airside Safety:

  • Airside Safety
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Human Factors Safety
  • Runway Safety Management
  • Wildlife Hazard Management

If you have completed one or more of these safety courses you can upgrade to the Certificate in Airside Safety.

For more information on how to upgrade contact