General Information

In the continual effort to present affordable airport training programs, the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and the Northeast Chapter AAAE are pleased to present the Basics Winter Operations Specialist (BAWOS) School, to be held August 12-13, in Rochester, New York. The BAWOS schools are perfect for all personnel Airport/Airfield Operations, Maintenance Departments and Winter Operations Personnel,

The BAWOS Schools will be held concurrently from August 12-13, 2017 and precede the Northeast Chapter Annual Conference, August 12-15, 2017.

The Basic Airport Winter Operations Specialist (BAWOS)
The Basic Airport Winter Operations Specialist (BAWOS) course educates airport employees, including snowplow and airport equipment operators, on how to utilize best practices while performing snow and ice control measures on airports during winter operations.

The Basic Curriculum includes...

  • Airport Winter Safety and Operation Advisory Circular
  • Material Resource Applications
  • Communication Module
  • Current Equipment Designs
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Human Resource Factors
  • Current Regulatory Requirements

Individuals must graduate from BAWOS before moving on to the more advanced AAWOS course.

Benefits of Attending

The successful completion of the Snow Academy provides the attendee with recognition in the industry as a highly trained professional Snow Fighter, ready to enhance airfield safety during the winter months.


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