Essentials of Airport Business Management Workshop

General Information

October 5-6 | San Antonio, Texas

Get a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the business of airport management at the AAAE and Airport Business Solutions Essentials of Airport Management Workshop, October 5-6, 2019. This interactive workshop focuses on managing non-airline related business functions and provides attendees with an overview of property and business management issues confronting airports of any size.  

If your airport has tenants, or you want to attract tenants, you will benefit by attending this workshop!

Everyday issues faced by airport management are covered in this comprehensive two-day program. Come ready to discuss issues you and your colleagues are facing or are likely to encounter and return home with creative and practical solutions!

The issues to be addressed include:

  • Airport business plans
  • Minimum Standards
  • Airport Rules and Regulations
  • Leasing/Rates & Charges Policies
  • Market value and market rent
  • Lease negotiation: lease terms and alternative structures
  • Appraisals and appraisers
  • Comparing airports for benchmarking
  • Reversionary clauses and other lease terms and conditions
  • Financial self-sustainability
  • Alternative and creative revenue sources
  • Corporate self-fueling
  • FBO business overview, competition, and management alternatives
  • "Through-the-fence" developments
  • Special events
  • FAA/AIP grants and other funding options
  • FAA Policy on Use of Hangars
  • Hangar Inspections
  • UAS/Drones

Who Should Attend?

  • Finance and Administration Personnel
  • Operations Personnel
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • General Aviation Airport Management Staff
  • Property Management Professionals
  • Aviation Business Management
  • Management of any level at Small, Medium or Large Hub Airports