Managing Green Airports (classroom)

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About the course

3-day (24 hours) classroom course

IATA Managing Green Airports aviation training course

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

IATA’s course on Managing Green Airports will provide a comprehensive overview of airport environmental matters, including climate change, noise management, local air quality, waste and water management, wildlife management, as well as environmental management systems, community engagement and decision making. You will have the opportunity to review case studies and best practices, solve real problems and exercises, and discuss effective approaches to environmental management with experts. You will be in the position to understand the environmental implications of airport operations, relate them to airline operations, and formulate effective solutions.

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Course Code: TCVG-80

Course format

  • This classroom course provides 3 days (24 hours) of instruction delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment.


  • Recommended level is Entry-level or Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 or the equivalent for courses held in languages other than English.

How to register

To arrange in-house training for your company: Complete the in-house training request form or contact the salesperson in your region.

There are no scheduled classes at the moment

What you will learn

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Characterize and assess the environmental impact of airports
  • Identify the causes and implications of environmental risks and challenges
  • Explain the common areas of cooperation between an airport and an airline
  • Formulate and implement effective environmental policies and solutions at airports

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Environmental management
  • Noise management
  • Climate change
  • Local air quality
  • Waste and water management
  • Wildlife management
  • Community engagement
  • Implementation strategy


  • Interactive sessions
  • Self-study material
  • Exercises and case studies
  • Multiple-choice exam

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airport environmental, operational and compliance officers
  • Airport Sustainability managers
  • Airline environmental officers
  • Civil aviation and regulatory authorities
  • Environmental policy makers
  • Ground handling managers

Certificate awarded

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

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