ACI-ICAO Aerodrome Certification*


Professional Certificate Course, *AMPAP Elective
Delivery: Classroom
Duration: 5 days

ICAO’s International Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) detailed in Annex 14 and Doc 9774, state that all aerodromes should be certified by the State and licensed for use. This course explains the certification process applied by State regulators and what aerodromes must do to not only become “certified” but to remain certified as traffic grows and the aerodrome expands to accommodate future traffic demand.


Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the rationale for Aerodrome Certification.
  • Apply procedures developed in accordance with ICAO requirements.
  • Apply “tips” from certification experts.
  • Explain how certification enhances safety and brings efficiency.

Target Audience

  • Airport Operations Directors, Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airport Construction and Engineering Directors, Managers and Staff
  • Airport Emergency Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airport Safety Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airport Public Affairs and Communications, Directors, Managers and Staff
  • Airline Officials
  • Civil Aviation Authority Officials

Course Content

  • International standards and regulations
  • The aerodrome manual
  • Aerodrome physical characteristics
  • Safety management systems and emergency planning
  • Documentation and record keeping
  • Staff training and auditing; certification check list and process
  • Case studies and live group exercises on the aerodrome

Upcoming Sessions

DatesLocationMember / WBPNon-MemberRegister
03-07 November 2019Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates$US2,000$US2,000** FULL **
10-14 November 2019Muscat, Oman$US2,000$US2,000Register
08-12 June 2020Montreal, Canada$US2,000$US2,000Register
17-21 August 2020Johannesburg, South Africa$US2,000$US2,000Register
14-18 September 2020Incheon, South Korea$US2,000$US2,000Register
18-22 October 2020Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates$US2,000$US2,000Register
07-11 December 2020Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago$US2,000$US2,000Register