Airport Certification and Infrastructure Standards (Classroom, 5 days)

Did you know that in the past 3 years, 83 participants from 17 countries have taken this course with IATA?


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.

This course is available at IATA Training Centers and Regional Training Partner locations, and on-demand as in-house training.

Course Code: TAPP-05

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 5 days (40 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment


  • 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

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Airport Certification and Infrastructure Standards (Classroom, 5 days)

Netherlands, Amsterdam (IATA)
25 - 29 October, 2021
Register before 04 Oct, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 04 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 132550 English
Dev. Nations
USD 2,490
USD 3,230
USD 3,600

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

  • 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

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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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