Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies

ACI - ICAO Airport User Charges

The ICAO designed workshop includes a review of the main recommendations adopted by the Conference on the Economics of Airports and Air Navigation Services (CEANS), held in Montreal in September 2008 and of the eighth edition of ICAO‟s Policies on Charges for Airports and Air Navigation Services (Doc 9082), which has been updated to reflect the CEANS recommendations and was published in 2009. (Please note course fees indicated are for ACI Members/ACI World Business Partners. Please contact us for non-member pricing.)

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this course participants willlearn how to:

  • Emphasize practical skills

  • Apply user charges;

  • Analyze costs for key airport areas;

  • Establish cost bases;

  • Allocate all costs between airport services and functions;

  • Apply policies to achieve the objectives of the airport;

  • Accurately calculate charges for these services;

  • Calculate rates that achieve the best balance of generating revenue for the airport;

  • Develop a negotiating strategy to achieve airport business objectives; and

  • Negotiate charges and rates.

Who Should Attend

ADAC Sponsored candidates

Course Outline

The three-part course, covering the key elements of establishing and implementing user charges at airports, is led by an expert from the ICAO Economic Analysis and Policy Section (EAP) of the Air Transport Bureau, ICAO Headquarters, Montreal.

  • ICAO‟s Policies on Charges

  • Establishing User Charges

  • Consultation and Negotiation

Course Prerequisite (s)

speak, read and write English.