ACI – Managing Aerodrome Works

Aircraft handling & airside operations · Safety · Classroom · Certificate: ACI

Training information

  • Length of training: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Certificate: ACI Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required: None
  • Price:
    • ACI member: $ 1,775 (VAT excluded)
    • Non-ACI member: $ 2,475 (VAT excluded)

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Target Audience

  • Senior Airport Management who manages Aerodrome Works
  • Airfield Planners and Project Managers
  • Airside Safety and Compliance Managers
  • Duty Managers and Supervisors
  • Airside Safety Staff
  • Strategic Development Managers
  • Civil Engineering Managers
  • National Regulators


All aerodromes must manage work in progress at some point, whether because of new developments or maintenance. It is therefore vital that staff involved can manage the construction in a safe manner, enabling aircraft operation to continue, whilst at the same time allowing the works to carry on.

This ACI course provides detailed information on how to plan airside works, ensuring the necessary documentation is produced in accordance with the Airport’s Safety Management System, how the works are controlled on a day-to-day basis and how to bring new developments into operational status.

  • Provides guidance on the documentation required to effectively manage works, Risk Assessments and Compliance Statements, ensuring compliance with National and International Standards
  • Explains how to effectively manage contractors to ensure safe operations
  • Offers examples for managing works in the form of Case Studies as part of the learning experience

Explains the need for effective and safe “Management of Change” in the Airside works process

Course content

  • Developing an Aerodrome Works Plan
  • Controlling Contractors
  • Site Inspections
  • Hazard Identification, Safety Cases and Risk Assessments
  • Permits to Work
  • Runway Works (including Redeclaration of Distances)
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Progress and Development Meetings
  • Stakeholder Consultation
  • ATC / Airfield Operations Coordination
  • Accepting Works Areas into Operation
  • Regulatory Approval
  • Compliance Matrices

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