NOTAM Origination for Airports (LIVE Virtual Classroom)

These topics and more are covered in greater detail in the following traditional classroom course:


This course is specifically designed and optimized for the needs of airport personnel being designated as NOTAM initiators. Airport personnel to be designated as Notice-To-Airmen (NOTAM) originators need to be familiar with the basics of the international Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) and the provisions regulating the initiation and issuing NOTAMs. It provides the necessary understanding of AIS and the detailed knowledge needed to take the role of NOTAM initiator, effectively and safely, meeting the expectations of regulators. EASA AMC1 ADR.OPS.A.057 requires aerodrome personnel involved in NOTAM initiation to receive training to facilitate the correct and timely initiation of NOTAM concerning their aerodrome operations.

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Course Code: TAPP-63-VC

Course format

  • The live sessions of this virtual classroom course are delivered by an official IATA Instructor.
  • The course will take you approximately 12 hours to complete and be held over 3 consecutive days.
  • There will be 2 live interactive virtual classroom sessions per day, each session will be 120 minutes.
  • The live sessions will require your participation, with multiple Q&A sessions and additional time spent on self-study material including projects, research, additional reading and videos
  • Student performance will be based on an assessment

Technical requirements

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  • Participants should have prior knowledge of airport operations
  • Recommended level is Intermdieate 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

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

Virtual venues

We schedule our virtual classroom courses through one of 3 virtual venues, each in a different time zone for your convenience. For more information, please visit our page on virtual classroom timing or contact our Customer Portal.

Please check the exact schedule of each class below (View more details) and click ‘Register’.

Next class

NOTAM Origination for Airports (LIVE Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session EMEA (IATA)
19 - 21 October, 2021
Register before 28 Sep, 2021 to take advantage of the USD100 Early Bird discount. The price below includes this discount.
Please register by 05 Oct
All prices are before tax. Class no: 142102 English
Dev. Nations
USD 930
USD 1,230
USD 1,370

Virtual Classroom Training Information

Two sessions daily:
11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:00 UTC
07:00-09:00 & 10:00-12:00 New York
13:00-15:00 & 16:00-18:00 Geneva
14:00-16:00 & 17:00-19:00 Athens
15:00-17:00 & 18:00-20:00 Dubai

1 additional classes are scheduled

NOTAM Origination for Airports (LIVE Virtual Classroom)

Virtual Session Asia (IATA)
15 - 17 November, 2022
Register before 15 Aug, 2022 to take advantage of the 20% Early Bird discount*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 01 Nov
All prices are before tax. Class no: 149245 English
Dev. Nations
USD 824
USD 1,064
USD 1,176

Virtual Classroom Training Information

2 daily LIVE sessions:
  12:00-14:00 & 15:00-17:00 Beijing/Singapore
  8:00-10:00 & 11:00-13:00 Dubai
  5:00-7:00 & 8:00-10:00 Geneva/Paris
  4:00-6:00 & 7:00-9:00 UTC

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Summarize how the international and local AIS works
  • Give examples of the NOTAM system
  • Identify the criteria on which the issuance or non-issuance of NOTAM are based
  • Recognize the content of NOTAM and the language to be used
  • Review your own organization with a view to ensuring that NOTAM relevant information is properly promulgated

Course content

  • Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) basics
  • The move from a package-oriented system to a data-oriented one
  • The AIRAC system
  • Aeronautical data quality requirements
  • Types, format and content of NOTAM
  • Decision making process for NOTAM initiation

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Aerodrome personnel designated as NOTAM initiators
  • Managers responsible for designating aerodrome NOTAM initiators

Certificate awarded

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

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