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GA Airport Management & Operations Training

November 7-9, 2022 | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET | Live Online Training

About

General aviation airports have unique operations, challenges, and opportunities. This comprehensive training will address strategies and best practices of managing and operating GA Airports. Attendees of this training program will gain a thorough understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with the governance, management, development, operation, maintenance, finance, marketing, and public relations of a GA airport.

Course Outline

• GA Industry Historical Perspective
• GA Industry Significant Challenges:
   -  Age of Aircraft and Pilots
   - Compatible Land Uses and Noise
   - Airport and Aircraft Operating Costs
   - Reversionary Rights
   - Liability
   - Environmental Issues
   - Lead in Avgas
• Evolution/Opportunities for General Aviation:
   - Aircraft Design (hybrid/electric/etc.)
   - UAV/UAS Integration
   - Advanced Air Mobility
   - Sustainable Aviation Fuel
   - Unleaded Aviation Gasoline
   - Hangar Demand
• Airport Improvement Program
• Airport Sponsor Assurances
• FAA Enforcement and Guidance Tools
   - Orders
   - Advisory circulars
• Federal, state and governing body roles and resources
• Airport Strategic Business Plan – ASBP
• Planning and Operational documents
• Compliance, liability and insurance obligations
• Airfield development, management, operations and maintenance
• Safety, security and emergency planning
• Finance, budgeting and funding mechanisms
• FBO Management
   - Business Operations
   - Products, Services, and Facilities

 

 

Registration

This virtual training is $495/members, $595/nonmembers and includes two sessions, as well as the session recordings.

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Need to register offline? Download the registration form and send to RegistrationUser@aaae.org once complete.

Questions? Contact the Training Department

Instructor

Mr. Jeff A. Kohlman

Managing Principal
Aviation Management Consulting Group
Centennial, CO

Jeff, a founding principal of AMCG, has over 35 years of aviation experience including the provision of airport and aviation business management consulting services for over 25 years. A majority of Jeff's consulting projects are focused on facilitating strategic airport business planning, development of primary management compliance documents (e.g., rules and regulations, minimum standards, leasing policy, and rents and fees policy), and airport management and operation assessments. Prior to his consulting career, he managed KaiserAir’s Oakland and Los Angeles Jet Centers. Jeff has an undergraduate degree in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has taught senior-level aviation business management courses at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He is an instrument rated private pilot and aircraft owner.

KOHLMAN, JEFF