Certification Programs


Certified Member

Becoming a Certified Member (C.M.) is a great way to show employers your dedication to your airport career. The program is open to Affiliate, Associate and Corporate members of IAAE, and is a useful credential when seeking employment within airport management and for corporate members who interact with airport professionals. View details...


Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.)

Becoming an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) is a great way to command respect in the airport industry.  The program is open to Affiliate members, and is a useful credential when seeking employment within the airport management profession. View details...

Enroll in a program

Click a program name to review the requirements for the certification you are interested in. When you are ready to enroll, sign in to the website and select Enroll for the program you wish to pursue. You will be able to view the requirements needed and the deadline date for program completion.

Complete the requirements

Once enrolled, you can view your progress towards the certification. Select an available requirement for details on how to complete it. Some requirements may not be available until prerequisites are completed. 
After completing a requirement, some allow you to record your completion and provide details about when and how you completed it. 
If the requirement requires approval, it will appear as earned after it is approved and credit will be granted. Completion of some other requirements may require association staff to record the completion.  
Click Print Transcript at any time to view a printable record of all the courses and requirements you have completed. 

Complete the program

Complete all of the necessary requirements and ensure that you have the met the minimum number of units required for the program. When your progress has been approved, your certification is earned!