Airport Industry Orientation (USA)


The Airport Industry Orientation (USA) course has been designed as an introduction to the airport industry.

This course provides an overview of the key aspects of airport business, including the regulatory environment, governance, ownership and financial principles, airport operations and safety.

This course also explores how airports form part of the broader Air Transportation System.


On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Describe the major elements of the Air Transportation System including airports, aircraft operators and airlines and airspace
  • Explain the regulatory framework that governs aviation in the United States, including key departments and agencies
  • Understand various airport ownership models and explain the financial profile of an airport, including government programs and requirements
  • Describe the major components of airport operations and the importance of safety and security as operational imperatives

This course is organised into the following sections:

  1. Overview
  2. Air Transportation System
  3. Regulatory Framework and Airport Governance
  4. Ownership and Financial Management
  5. Airport Operations
  6. Getting Involved
  7. Assessment

This training module includes an integrated online Assessment.  Candidates must successfully complete the assessment to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Course info

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Level: Short Course
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$95.00 CAD