AERODROMES classroom

ACI - Introduction to Airfield Operations

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
07 - 11 October 2024 Available
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€ 2280.00


This course will provide participants with an understanding of the fundamentals of airfieloperations and the various activities it involves. Participants will also be introduced tthe regulations pertinent to aerodromes, with emphasis on applicable ICAO Annex 14 Standards and Recommended Practices.

Note: ACI Members and Least Developed Countries (Members) are eligible for discounts on course tuition which will be processed during registration. Please contact our Training Department via More membership details here.

Course Content

  • History of aerodromes and civil aviation regulation
  • Basic Components – airport, ATC and aircraft
  • Aerodrome Physical Characteristics – maneuvering and apron areas
  • Airside signs, lighting and navigation aids
  • Safety culture
  • Safety management
  • Foreign Object Debris
  • Low visibility operations and airside inspections
  • Emergencies, rescue and firefighting
  • Wildlife hazard management
  • Promulgation of information

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be ablto:

  • Gain an understanding of the civil aviation regulations​ and Standards and Recommended Practices relevant to ICAO Annex 14
  • Describe the different components of an airport​
  • Gain a general awareness of airside physical characteristics (signage, markings) as well as lighting and navigation aids
  • Apply the concept of safety management and safety culture in our workplace
  • Identify the various rescue and firefighting activities and stakeholders involved
  • Explain the importance of wildlife management at aerodromes
  • Demonstrate how to conduct apron and airside inspections
  • Discuss the importance of promulgation of information

Who should take this course

  • Staff new to the industry
  • Airport Safety Managers
  • Airport Maintenance Managers
  • CAA Officials


5 Days, starting at 09:00 and finishing at approximately 17:00.

Locations & Dates
JAA TO Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
07 - 11 October 2024 Available
€ 2280.00