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Airport Master Planning and Certification AVAO 1190

Airport Operations Course

Course details

This introductory course will review the process of Master Planning at airports and the requirements for certification of airports in Canada. Students will complete a thorough analysis of a potential airport site based on an analysis of the aviation demand, the environmental impact of aviation operations in the surrounding area, the economic effect on the airports' community and other relevant factors.




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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Identify the content of and explain the purpose of an airport master plan.
  • Identify data to be compiled from issues, conditions and forecasts for the purpose of master planning analysis.
  • Explain how to analyze the gathered data and develop reports.
  • Produce a site selection report for an airport.
  • Describe the environmental data that must be analyzed for the plan.
  • Identify various plans and their content included on and implemented within a master plan.
  • Identify all of the prominent airside features and facilities.
  • Describe the requirements for certification of an airport in Canada.
  • Describe the requirements for certification of an airport in the United States as FARS 139).

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2007

Related Programs

Airport Master Planning and Certification (AVAO 1190) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Airport Operations
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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