AOP800 - Airport Planning

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Subject Title
Airport Planning

Subject Description
Students examine the several layers of airport planning and certification process. Students review ICAO practices for airport planning and understand how critical airport planning can affect economic performance in the community and the nation. Students analyse key issues that affect users of airport facilities (e.g. airlines and retailers) and the ability to explain the impact of their commercial pressures, strategic decisions and priorities on airport business, planning, design, operations and safety management decisions.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Analyze planning techniques and processes that are used in creating an airport master plan.
  2. Explain key operational and design aspects of terminal airside and landside areas.
  3. Analyze major financial forecasts and marketing opportunities for airport planning.
  4. Recommend sustainable safety systems solutions to provided airport security models.
  5. Outline airport certification and annual operational auditing processes.
  6. Differentiate between the airline and airport internal operational management processes and how they relate to each other.
  7. Interpret air and ground navigation procedures to ensure safe operations within the airport environment.
  8. Describe Sub-systems functions and their roles as an integral part of airport planning and operations, this include ground sides (cargo, fuel, maintenance, de-icing and other Operations). 

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