Airport Certification and Infrastructure Standards (classroom)



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About the course

5-day (40 hours) classroom course

IATA Airport Certification and Infrastructure Standards aviation training course

Keep your aerodrome facilities up-to-standard, meeting the latest certification requirements. Gain detailed knowledge on aerodrome operator obligations in order to assess your facility’s level of compliance. Learn how to recommend structural changes and improve day-to-day operations.

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Course Code: TAPP-05

Course format


  • Participants should have prior knowledge of airport layout, operations and facilities.
  • Recommended level is Intermediate and Advanced.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 for courses in English or the equivalent level for other languages.

How to register

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Airport Certification and Infrastructure Standards (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
21 - 25 October, 2024
Register before Jul 21, 2024 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 30 Sep
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 201302
USD 2,236
USD 2,876
USD 3,196

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What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Review key topics in the Manual on the Certification of Aerodromes
  • Understand the certification regulatory system, certification model regulations and procedures
  • Identify and measure the impacts of the certification requirements on the operations of an aeorodrome
  • Understand and fulfill the respective roles and responsibilities of the aerodrome operator and the regulator
  • Learn aerodrome operator obligations to ICAO: Annex 14, emergency response plan, safety management system and aerodrome manual
  • Put theories into practice through a course integration exercise

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Standard and requirements
    • EU 216/2008 and EU 1108/2009
    • EU 139/2014
    • EASA Certification specifications and guidance material
    • ICAO Annex 14
    • ICAO Aerodrome certification requirements
    • Aerodrome manual
    • Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs)
  • Operations
    • Apron safety management and AVOTP
    • Emergency response
    • Aerodrome inspection
  • Safety standards
    • Introduction to Safety Management Systems (SMS)
    • Operational safety during construction

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Aerodrome operators
  • Airside personnel
  • CAA personnel
  • Compliance inspectors
  • Airport planners

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.

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