Airport Industry Orientation (USA)

Overview

The Airport Industry Orientation (USA) course has been designed as an introduction to the airport industry.

This course provides an overview of the key aspects of airport business, including the regulatory environment, governance, ownership and financial principles, airport operations and safety. This course also explores how airports form part of the broader Air Transportation System.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the major elements of the Air Transportation System including airports, aircraft operators and airlines and airspace.
  • Explain the regulatory framework that governs aviation in the United States, including key departments and agencies.
  • Understand various airport ownership models and explain the financial profile of an airport, including government programs and requirements.
  • Describe the major components of airport operations and the importance of safety and security as operational imperatives.

Who Should Enrol?

  • Team members who are new to the airport industry or are not familiar with airport management and operations.
  • All new and existing personnel wishing to embark on a career in airport management.

Course Content

The Airport Industry Orientation course covers the following topics:

Air Transport System

The three major elements of the Air Transportation System including airports, aircraft operators and airlines and airspace.

Regulatory Framework and Airport Governance

The regulatory framework that governs aviation in the United States, including key departments and agencies, and the key aspects of airport governance.

Ownership and Financial Management

Various airport ownership models and the financial profile of an airport, including government programs and requirements.

Airport Operations

The major components of airport operations and the importance of safety and security as operational imperatives.

Getting Involved

How you can get involved in the airport industry through Airports Council International – North America.

Assessment

This course includes an integrated online assessment.

Candidates must successfully complete the assessment to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Course info

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Level: Short Course
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$95.00 USD

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