Professional Certificate Course
Delivery: Classroom
Duration: 3 days

The Introduction to the Airport Business course has been designed to give the participants a comprehensive overview about all essential areas of an airport. By focusing on the airport as a key element in the value chain – aviation – participants will obtain a wider picture about the interrelations between the partners involved in making air transport an efficient and save form of transportation. The course gives a spotlight view on the fundamental elements of airport infrastructure, operations and management.


  • Gain an overview about the fundamental aspects of airport operations and management
  • Understand the interrelations between different service providers and stakeholders at airports
  • Get an overview on the challenges airports are facing and tasks they are fulfilling
  • Obtain an overview about roles and responsibilities in the daily airport operation and management

Who should attend?

Airport staff that would like to widen their understanding about the interrelations between the different partners involved in air transport and the airport business. New comers who would like to obtain comprehensive overview of their future working field.

Course content

  • The System of national and international Aviation
  • Aviation Industry and Research
  • Aviation Administration
  • International Aviation Organizations
  • User Requirements for the different Airport Sub areas
  • Sub area Airspace
  • Sub area Airfield
  • Sub area Terminals
  • Sub area Parking and Ground Access
  • Base of Airport Management
  • Strategic Airport Management
  • Management of the Air Space
  • Management Airfield
  • Management Terminals
  • Management Parking and Ground Access
  • Safety Management System
  • Security Management
  • Quality Management
  • Environmental Management
  • Management of the Administrative Planning Process
  • Planning and Construction Management
  • Finance Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Management of Airport Communication
  • Competition and Cooperation between Airports

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Least Developed Countries Member Price Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
5-7 June 2023 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago | UTC -4 POS | 9:00am - 5:00pm US$1,025 US$1,225 US$1,925 Register

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