Aerodrome Operations

What is Aerodrome Operations?

Aerodrome operations cover aircraft and vehicles operating airside on the airport.

Course Overview

This course provides delegates with an insight into safety practices and the complexities of Aerodrome Operations.

Through interactive discussion delegates will learn about key processes, procedures and issues relating to aerodrome certification, development, operations, safety oversight auditing and regulatory compliance.

Our Singapore courses are delivered in cooperation with the Singapore Aviation Academy. Please visit the SAA website for upcoming dates.

Our Bahrain courses are delivered in cooperation with the Gulf Aviation Academy. Please visit the GAA website for upcoming dates.

Upcoming course dates (UK only)

Key Topics

This training course will include the following topics:

  • Global overview (ICAO, EASA and Department for Transport)
  • Development of aerodrome policy, standards and strategy
  • Aerodrome compliance auditing and inspections
  • Safety Management Systems and the Accountable Manager
  • Aerodrome Manual
  • Aerodrome physical characteristics
  • Safety surfaces (OLS)
  • Aeronautical ground lighting
  • Runway friction surfaces theory
  • Aerodrome wildlife risk management
  • Low visibility procedures
  • Runway incursion
  • Rescue and fire fighting services
  • Emergency planning
  • Mandatory occurrence reporting
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

* Singapore course delivered in cooperation with the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA)

** Bahrain course delivered in cooperation with the Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA)

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at new or prospective employees working within the aerodrome industry or for a Government Department / National Aviation Authority.

Individuals involved in management, inspection, ground operations, safety (systems, environment, advisers, quality management, and analysts), maintenance, rescue & fire fighting services and those concerned in the process of ICAO Annex 14 and Aerodrome Certification.

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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
CAA House 45-59
Kingsway London

Malaysia Location

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