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AVAO 2295 - Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices

Airport Operations Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

The focus of this course is to develop a solid understanding of the Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices required by Transport Canada to develop and maintain a certified aerodrome in Canada. CARS Part III Subpart 2 and Guidelines for the Development of an Airport Operations Manual will be covered in detail.


AIRC 1004





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 43275

Sat Sep 15 - Sat Nov 17 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Nov 17 Online



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course instructor: Mike Prosser To run the course, 8 students are required to register. If not enough individuals are registered, the course will be canceled one week prior to start date. To access the course on the first day, please go to You will enter your student number which starts with A00 then six digits assigned by BCIT. You will need to enter a password which is typically your birthdate, month and year then you will be prompted to change your password. Once you get into the on line learning system (D2L), look for the following course number AVAO 2295 on your home page. For all inquiries regarding this course, please contact Tina Johal, Program Assistant for Aviation Operations at 604-416-3753 or via email at

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Navigate TP312E- Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices.
  • Identify, describe and apply various aerodrome data.
  • Identify, describe and apply the data related to the physical characteristics of an aerodrome.
  • Identify, describe and apply the information related to obstacle restriction and removal at aerodromes.
  • Identify, describe and apply the information related to visual aids for navigation at aerodromes.
  • Identify, describe and apply the information related to visuals aids for denoting obstacles.
  • Identify, describe and apply the information related to visual aids for denoting restricted use areas.
  • Identify, describe and apply the information related to various types of equipment utilized and/or installed at an aerodrome.
  • Recognize and develop sections of the Airport Operations Manual which are required by Transport Canada as per Anywhere Airport sample.
  • Apply the regulations in CARS Part III, Subpart 2 to the development of the Airport Operations Manual.
  • Apply the guidelines for developing an Airport Operations Manual as per the Aerodrome Advisory Circular (CIA 12-001) 5/6/2001.

Effective as of Fall 2006

Related Programs

AVAO 2295 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Airport Operations
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Airport Operations
    Full-time   Diploma


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