Registration Information

Pre-registration for the 90th AAAE Annual Conference and Exhibition is now closed. You may register by completing a registration form  and either emailing it to or bringing it with you to the conference registration desk located on the plaza level (ground floor in front of exhibit hall G) of the San Diego Convention Center during the registration hours listed below.

Saturday, April 14:       8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, April 15:          8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Monday, April 16:         7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 17:         8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday, April 18:   7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

 Registration Categories   Paid After March 2, 2018 or On-Site 
 AAAE Airport Member1  $905 
 Airport Non-Member1
 AAAE Corporate Member1
 Corporate Non-Member1
 AAAE Academic Member2  $295
 AAAE Young Professional Member2  $805
 U.S. Federal Government Employee       $565
 Guest Program3   $335

1 Full conference registrations include all sessions, admittance into the Exhibit Hall, three breakfasts, three luncheons, all refreshment breaks and evening events, the airport tour and all handouts. Any airport/company registering three or more employees at one time will receive a five percent (5%) discount on registration fees only. Registrations must be received via fax, email or mail at the AAAE office at the same time in order to receive the discount. The discount will not apply to registrations received individually, not at the same time or on-line. For more information, email Christine Montgomery.

2 Academic and Young Professional members must have their membership paid in full at the time they register in order to receive the special rate.

3 Guests of full registrants only.  Guest refers to a spouse, significant other or personal friend, NOT a business associate or staff colleague affiliated with the aviation industry. Requires name of full registrant; includes the opening reception with exhibitors on April 15; the orientation breakfast and tour of San Diego and evening night out on April 16; and the Chair's reception, final banquet and dessert reception on April 18.
To register as Guest, complete a registration form and fax to 703.797.2558 or email  Please indicate the name of the primary registration in the appropriate field on the form when submitting.  Please note, you MUST have a primary registration noted with your Guest registration in order to sign up for this conference.  A confirmation letter will be sent to the email address provided on the form within one week of processing the registration.

One Day Pass Fees - ONLY (1) ONE-DAY PASS PER PERSON MAY BE PURCHASED. Otherwise, the full delegate registration fee applies.

Airport Member   Airport Non-Member   Corporate Member   Corporate Non-Member 
Sunday One Day Pass 
Admittance into Exhibit Hall, Corporate Appreciation Reception and Breakout Sessions.
 $375  $425  $450  $750 
Monday One Day Pass 
Admittance into Exhibit Hall, Breakfast and Lunch in Exhibit Hall, Conference Opening Ceremonies, Opening Session and Breakout Sessions. Does not include Monday Night Event.
 $425  $450   $750
Tuesday One Day Pass 
Admittance into Exhibit Hall, Breakfast and Lunch in Exhibit Hall, General Session and Breakout Sessions.
 $425   $450  $750
Wednesday One Day Pass 
Admittance into Executive Business Breakfast, Breakout Sessions and Awards Luncheon. Does not include Chair's Reception, Final Banquet and Dessert Reception.
 $425  $450  $750
NOTE: All meetings will take place at the San Diego Convention Center.

Pre-Registration Deadline 
All registrations received after Friday, March 30, 2018, will be processed upon check-in during registration hours at the conference. Attendees who mail or fax registrations and do not receive an email confirmation letter should bring a copy of their registration form and payment information with them. Rosters will be printed and shipped several weeks in advance of the conference dates. A final roster of attendees will be available after the conference concludes. For further information, contact Christine Montgomery by email or at 703.797.2558.

Accredited Airport Executives: This course is worth 24 credits in the AAAE Continuing Airport Management Education Unit (CEU) program.

If you require any special assistance to participate or have special dietary requirements, email

AAAE Media Access Policy
The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) reserves the right to grant at its sole discretion access to TV, radio and print media organizations or individuals that have registered and received prior authorization from AAAE at least 72 hours prior to an AAAE event they wish to cover. Due to the sensitive nature of some discussions, not all sessions at some AAAE events will be open to media. AAAE retains the sole right to grant or refuse media access for any event or section of an event it operates.

Please direct all inquiries to Adam Snider, AAAE’s Director of Public Affairs.

PHOTO/VIDEO DISCLAIMER: By registering for and attending any AAAE event, you agree that your image may be used at any time, without further notification, for printed materials, web sites, social media and other marketing purposes.