The Following is a List of Available Membership Categories
Please select the appropriate membership classification, based on your current employment.

Download the printable AAAE member application below or use the buttons to join online.
AAAE Membership Application
(Adobe PDF File)
Affiliate Member - Individuals with active full time responsibility for the management, administration, or staff functions of a public airport. 

Participating Member -
Individuals who are not actively engaged in airport management but who are affiliated with an organization or government agency having an interest in the administration of a public airport (airport board member, city manager, mayor) or who are affiliated with a non-profit organization or educational institution with a direct interest in airport management.

Military/DOD Member -
Open to individuals who are serving on active duty in the military, actively employed with the U.S. Department of Defense, veterans, or retired military personnel as defined by the Veterans Benefits Administration Manual and are not employed full time at a public airport or in the field of civil aviation. Those with military service must provide a copy of your DD-214,  military I.D., or a certificate of service from https://scra.dmdc.osd.mil/

Corporate Member - 
Open to public or private companies and corporations, who are engaged in activities related to aviation, or who offer a product or service of interest to airport management and wish to further their contacts within the aviation industry.  AAAE airport executive members are encouraged to buy products and services from AAAE corporate members, and these members also receive substantial savings on marketing and promotional opportunities for their products or services..

Staff of Corporate Member - 
Individuals employed by a current AAAE Corporate Member. These individuals do not need to pay membership dues, as long as the company's membership is active.
Associate Member - Individuals who have an interest in airports and aviation and do not fall into any of the other specified membership categories.

Academic Member
- Individuals who are engaged in the full-time, undergraduate study in any related field of aviation, including management and administration, at a recognized college or university. Academic members, are eligible to remain in this membership category for a period of up to two years from the date of graduation or until obtaining gainful employment in the field of aviation, whichever occurs first, provided they were AAAE members prior to graduation. Proof of full-time enrollment such as current class schedule and projected graduation date need to be submitted before membership will be processed.

Academic Graduate Member -
Individuals engaged in full-time graduate study in any aviation related field, including management and administration, at a recognized college or university. This membership category is also open to individuals engaged in full-time, undergraduate study AND want to enroll in the Certified Member program. Academic graduate members, are eligible to remain in this membership category for a period of up to two years from the date of graduation or until obtaining gainful employment in the field of aviation, whichever occurs first, provided they were AAAE members prior to graduation. Proof of full-time enrollment such as current class schedule and projected graduation date need to be submitted before membership will be processed.