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Introduction to Airport and Airside Operations AIRC 1004

Airport/Airline Core Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course will provide a solid foundation of the essential role the air transport system plays in Canada and the United States. Topics include regulatory requirements, operational processes and management practices within the airport sector. Evaluation includes exams, airport report and online discussions.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

4.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the size and scope of the airport system in Canada and the United States.
  • Compare and contrast the airport classification categories in Canada and the United States.
  • Explain the governance model, various departments within an airport and the role and responsibility of key airport personnel.
  • Explain the impact of airports in the community, region, nation and global community.
  • Describe aeronautical and non-aeronautical facilities and services of a typical airport.
  • Describe the airside services and programs required to meet Transport Canada regulations and standards.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Introduction to Airport and Airside Operations (AIRC 1004) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot (Fixed-Wing)
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot (Rotary-Wing)
    Diploma Full-time
  3. Airport Operations
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Aviation Management and Operations
    Diploma Full-time

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