Airport 101 Virtual Training

FEBRUARY 12-13, 2024 | 1-4 p.m. ET Daily


Airport 101 is tailored to new airport professionals and incoming public officials to enhance the individual’s understanding of the aviation story, airport management issues, current challenges faced by industry leaders and strategies for implementing sensible strategic plans or goals. It is designed to present new airport board members or commissioners, senior and mid-level airport executives, and entry level with a substantive and thoughtful review of the airport industry. This course also gives a capstone summary of the airport management environment from A-Z.

All registrants will receive recordings of the sessions and have access for 90 days following the training.


$275/members, $295/nonmembers

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Feb 12, 1-4 p.m. ET

A. History and Introduction to Airports

  a. Legislative Timeline
b. Classification System
c. Ownership Structures
d.. Stakeholders

B. Airport Planning
a. Federal, State, local (master planning)
b. Environmental

Feb 13, 1-4 p.m. ET

A. Funding of Airport Projects
a. AIP
b. PFC
c. Bonds
d. Revenue/Expenses
e. Grant Assurances

B. Regulations
a. FAR Part 77
b. FAR Part 139
c. Safety Management Systems
d. FAR Part 150
e. TSR Parts 1520, 1542

C. Stakeholders and Economic Impact

*Online registration will close at 1:00 p.m. EST on the day of the webinar.* If you have any questions or need assistance please contact [email protected].




Kimberly A. Kenville, Ph.D., C.M.

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

Dr. Kim Kenville has taught airport management at the University of North Dakota for the past 20 years. Prior to UND, she worked for Detroit (DTW), Milwaukee (MKE) in airport operations, as well as a Noise Internship with the MSP airport. She has completed 12 different Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) guidebooks and syntheses that pertain specifically to airports and their response and recovery to emergencies, social media, funding industrial aviation development, aviation education, strategic planning, and organizational effectiveness. Kim is a member of the ACRP Oversight Committee, and the Lead Emissions and Piston Powered Aircraft Committee for the National Academies. She is the current chair of the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission.