Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies

ACI - Airport Environment Management

This is a course aimed at providing the background to managing an airport sustainably. The course will cover important aspects of sustainability and environmental management issues at an airport. (Please note course fees indicated are for ACI Members/ACI World Business Partners. Please contact us for non-member pricing.)

Course Benefits

  • Introduce the concept of sustainable development and how it impacts upon airport operations and development;

  • Describe the key elements of environmental management systems;

  • Highlight the environmental and commercial advantages of a systematic approach to environmental management;

  • Provide a detailed overview of the key airport environmental impacts;

  • Enable participants to engage with the practical realities of planning for environmental improvements;

  • Demonstrate the significance of airport stakeholders in determining environmental
    impacts and realizing potential solutions.

Who Should Attend

ADAC Sponsored candidates

Course Outline

  • Sustainable development and the world economy

  • Air transport and environmental aspects and impacts

  • Sustainable development and environmental management

  • Environmental management systems plans and implementation

  • Climate change and carbon management at airports

  • Aircraft noise monitoring, management and communication

  • Water use and waster generation, treatment and minimisation

  • Land-use and Habitat Management

  • Local Air Quality (LAQ) – sources, impacts and management

Course Prerequisite (s)

Speak, read and write English.