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AVAO 2295 - Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices

Airport Operations Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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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



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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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