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John Kim is a secondee to ACI World’s Montreal office from Incheon International Airport. He brings with him a list of valuable airport experience, which consists of airport master planning, aerodrome design and construction, aerodrome operation, and airport operation and readiness.
John possesses a strong knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARP) and has provided Korean translation for a number of ICAO documents, including the 3rd and 4th editions of Annex 14. He also participated in setting up airport operation manuals and procedures for Incheon International Airport at the beginning of the airport’s operation.
John completed his Airport Certification Training Course from the Federal Aviation Administration Academy, as well as, an Aviation Safety Management System Training Course from the University of Southern California Viterbi School. He also participated to get an Aerodrome Certification of Incheon Airport as a Self-Inspector and joined the SMS establishment of Incheon as a SMS advisor.
John worked with the Ministry of Construction and Transportation of Korea to revise the Master Plan of Incheon Airport as an aerodrome expert. He also worked at Erbil International Airport in IRAQ for Operations Readiness as a consultant.