Earning your C.M. is a great way to show your dedication to your airport career. This designation signifies that you have a diverse knowledge of the primary functions of how an airport operates and can provide the opportunity to progress up the ranks in a close knit community. The program is
open to Affiliate, Associate, Participating, Corporate, Military and Academic Graduate members
of AAAE. Certified Member is a useful credential when seeking employment within the airport
management profession and for students and corporate members who interact with airport
To become a C.M., a member must successfully complete a 180-question, multiple-choice
examination. AAAE provides electronic study materials, as well as special training courses to
help you prepare for the exam.
Once you pass the exam, you will forever be a C.M., with all the rights and privileges, as long
as you maintain AAAE membership. If you meet the additional criteria for an Accredited Airport
Executive (A.A.E.), your exam completion will transfer to your A.A.E. program, should you
choose to advance your career further.
Questions? Contact the Accreditation Department at [email protected]