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Airport Terminal Planning and Design (Classroom, 5 days)


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Explore the principles of terminal design, manage capacity, and support your terminal operations through infrastructure design.

Available as: Classroom & In-Company course
Duration: 5 days (40 hours)
Recommended level: Professional and Management
Prerequisites: Participants should have prior knowledge of airport business and operations

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Participate actively in planning and optimization projects by addressing terminal design issues
  • Improve how you integrate user and technical infrastructure requirements into your terminal
  • Identify terminal capacity and Level of Service (LOS)
  • Identify opportunities for infrastructure improvements that can increase passenger convenience and revenue

Course content

  • Airport terminal conceptual design
  • Forecasting
  • Terminal capacity, demand analysis and LOS
  • Computer simulation of terminal flows
  • Terminal operations support systems
  • Baggage handling systems
  • Terminal security planning and facilitation
  • Airport access and landside facilities
  • Automated People Mover (APM) and Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB)
  • Low cost terminal design concept

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Facility planners
  • Engineers
  • Terminal operators

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

Additional information

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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