Airport Technical Planning

Professional Certificate Course
Delivery: Classroom
Duration: 3 days

This course introduces the technical aspects of the Airport Master Plan. The development of technically sound plans for airport development requires a careful balance between safety / security objectives, operational effectiveness that serves airlines, passengers and cargo clientele, and which also enables a return on investment for the airport owner.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be enable to:

  • Explain the different technical elements of the Master Plan.
  • Describe the ICAO standards and recommended practices that drvies the entire airport development process.
  • Recognize evolving airline business models and challenges to match service levels with customer expectations.
  • Understand potential airport sub-system innovations and future challenges ( systems).
  • Identify the different methodologies for determining the airport capacity and related supply options.
  • Ensure matching capacity across airport sub-systems, including integration with off-airport surface / marine transportation, utility requirements, and other urban development priorities.
  • Address the growing importance of sustainability and environmental impacts associated with airport growth and change.

Target Audience

  • Senior Airport Management with oversight resposibilities for their Airport Master Plan.
  • Airfield and Terminal Planners and Project Team members
  • National Regulatory Officials
  • City and Town Planners
  • Team members from Financial Organisations who are involved in Airport Developments

Course content

  • Definition and understanding of the technical aspects of an Airport Master Plan
  • Undertsand methodologies for determining airport capacity
  • Physical planning for all airport sub-systems including airfield, passenger and cargo terminals, support and utility services, commercial and business related activities, ground / marine transportation, and integration with off-site development requirements
  • Introduction of airport innovation, sustainability and environmental impact assessment
  • The role of technical simulation in airport case study analysis
  • Determine capital / operating costs and revenue potential for various airport design options
  • Review multiple examples of technical aspects of best-practice Master Plans

Upcoming sessions


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