Upon course completion, students will be able to:
1. Comprehend the historical development of the U.S. Airport-Airway System and the need for an integration of plans.
2. Explain the role of the airport manager and his relationship with local airport organizational structures, aviation agencies, tenants and trade associations.
3. Appreciate the need for airport financial planning and budgeting.
4. Realize the importance of good community relations and citizen participation to the success of an airport
5. Describe and discuss the requirements of the National Airport System Plan and demonstrate the ability to apply these requirements to the airport development-planning task.
6. Summarize federal legislation pertaining to airports and the effect of the various acts on planning and development.
7. Describe the role ofthe airport manager, airport organizational structures, aviation agencies and trade associations.
8. Analyze and prioritize problems attendant to initial airport construction and airport expansion.
9. Develop and incorporate the airport planning process, the airport master planning process and forecasting techniques into a workable plan.
10. Evaluate the airport and its environment, particularly the noise issue.
11. Recognize and discuss those Federal Aviation Regulations that are pertinent to airport operations.
12. Appraise and justify recommendations to resolve current issues in airport operations and security.
13. Demonstrate appropriate selection and application of a research method and statistical analysis (where required), specific to the course subject matter. (Effective July 1, 2013)