Short Tutorial Course
Delivery: Virtual Classroom
Duration: 1 day (4 hours)

Air traffic control (ATC) serves to prevent collisions between aircraft. Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) serves to regulate the flow of air traffic to help balance demand to capacity. This introductory course will introduce the student to the basics of ATFM and help in understanding its strategic importance in the modern ATM context, including its important relationship with Airport CDM.

Learning objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship between ATC and ATFM.
  • Describe the value of the ATFM function.
  • Describe the value of collaborative decision making (CDM) involving service providers and users.
  • Describe at a high level some of the techniques used to determine air navigation service system capacities.
  • Describe at a high level some of the techniques used to regulate demand.

Target Audience

  • Civil Aviation Authority personnel
  • Airport Operations Directors, Managers, Officers and Staff
  • Airspace users: pilots, airline staff
  • Air Navigation Service Provider personnel

Course Content

  • What are capacity and demand?
  • ATFM functions
  • Value of ATFM as a strategic enabler to efficiency
  • Value of collaborating to achieve success.
  • Relationship with other functions (e.g., ATC and Airport CDM)

Upcoming sessions

Dates Location Developing Nations Member / WBP Price Non-Member Price Register
TBD TBD US$215 US$250 US$300 TBD