Aerodrome Certification

Course Overview

A comprehensive 5-day course based on ICAO Annex 14 and adopting the principles of ICAO Doc 9981 (PANS Aerodromes).

The course will introduce participants to the certification system and processes, together with pre-certification documentation, including the initial as well as on-going regulatory oversight activities and the steps to take when regulatory intervention is deemed necessary. Important aspects such as regulatory oversight of aerodrome changes (including work in progress) and the protection of the obstacle limitation surfaces during such change.

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Key Topics

This training course will include the following topics:

  • Legal Framework for Certification
  • Building a Certification System in the National Aviation Authority
  • Initial Certification
  • Assessing the Certification Application
  • Aerodrome Manual
  • NAA oversight system
  • Assessment of aerodrome complexity and risk
  • Planning oversight
  • Conducting an Audit
  • Audit Reporting and Follow-up
  • Enforcement
  • Managing Changes
  • Managing Changes – Airfield Works Safety
  • Safety assurance and how to manage non-compliances
  • Runway incursions and excursions
How to apply?

You can view, book and pay for our open access courses via our online booking system.

Alternatively, please contact our Training Team for more information.

T. +44 (0)330 0224401

Useful Regulatory Information

EASA Regulations relating to Aerodromes
UK Aerodromes that fall within the scope of EASA will be subject to regulations set by EU/EASA. Open to public use and which serve commercial air transport and where operations using instrument approach or departure procedures are provided.

ICAO Annex Booket
(See page 25-26 for Annex 14 – Aerodromes).

Course Summary
  • Price: £1,120 (VAT exclusive)
  • Duration: 5-day course
  • LocationsLondon Gatwick
Who should attend?

The course is primarily designed for National Aviation Authorities, for both managers and inspectors.

It will also lend itself very well to aerodrome operators, so they understand what is involved in the certification process as well as understanding the importance of managing safety assurance and non-compliances.

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Tailored Training

We can also tailor this training courses to suit an organisation’s individual training requirements. These bespoke training packages can be delivered in the UK or at a client’s international location. Contact us for more information.

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UK Locations

Our Mailing Address
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex RH6 0YR
T: +44 (0) 330 0224401

Our Registered Address
Chief Executive’s Office
Aviation House
Gatwick Airport South
West Sussex RH6 0YR

Malaysia Location

Malaysian Aviation Academy
Department of Civil Aviation
Jalan Pekeliling 2, 64050 Sepang
Selangor, Malaysia
T: +603 8777 9011