04.21.20 - AV12 Course update:
Please note at this time the class is scheduled to move forward as planned. Please check back here for future updates regarding the status of this course. If you have questions please reach out to: Fredda Olivares, email@example.com. Thank you.
49th Annual Short Course
July 13-17, 2020
2.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
28.5 Course Maintenance (CM) Units through the American Planning Association (APA): TBA
This five-day course offers an overview of airport planning and design for those entering or wishing to become more familiar with the field, as well as an opportunity for those with more experience to expand their knowledge of specific topics. The course is taught by some of the leading practitioners (and most experienced instructors) in the industry. In addition to covering the fundamentals of airport planning and design, the course presents emerging issues and the latest trends facing airport planners, operators, and consultants in the US and around the world.
The topics covered range from airport and airline economics and travel demand forecasting to airport capacity analysis, noise analysis, and environmental planning. Topics covered also include airfield design, passenger terminal planning, airport ground access, and air cargo facilities planning.
The course takes place on the beautiful Berkeley campus, at the Bechtel Engineering Center, room 240 an architectural landmark.
The course is being offered by the National Center of Excellence for Aviation Operations Research (NEXTOR).
Who should attend
This course is intended for engineers and planners working for airport authorities, consultants, and government agencies, as well as airport and airline management personnel interested in the technical considerations that need to be taken into account in planning airport development. It will also be of interest to those involved in teaching transportation engineering courses or undertaking research on airport-related topics.
2020 Course Program
MONDAY, JULY 13
8:30-9:00 Welcome & introductions
9:00-10:05 Airport system planning / Gosling
10:25-12:30 Airport strategic and master planning / Stewart
1:30-3:05 Airport finance / Townsend
3:25-5:00 Introduction to airport planning exercise and group discussions
TUESDAY, JULY 14
8:30-10:05 Air traffic demand forecasting / Gosling
10:25- 12:30 Airspace and airport capacity (Part 1) / Dunlay
1:30 -2:35 Airspace and airport capacity (Part 2) / Hanowsky
2:55-4:00 From planning to construction / Oswald
4:00-5:00 Airport planning group discussions
7:00 Dinner / Speaker: TBD
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15
8:30-10:05 Airfield layout planning and design / Cornell
10:25-12:30 Airline operations and economics / Nason
1:30-3:05 Passenger terminal planning / Thurber
3:25-5:00 Airport ground access / Mandle
THURSDAY, JULY 16
8:30-10:35 Air cargo logistics and planning air cargo facilities / Phillips
10:55-12:30 Environmental planning and management / Full
1:30-3:35 Airport noise management / Fidell
3:55-5:00 Airport planning group discussions
FRIDAY, JULY 17
8:30-10:05 Airport land use compatibility planning / Harmon
10:25-noon Planning for unmanned aircraft systems and future urban air mobility / Cohen
Noon-12:15 Course wrap-up
Bechtel Engineering Center
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
The University of California at Berkeley visitor website includes travel information for reaching the UC Berkeley campus.
Early Bird: (For registration before April 12): $2,200
Standard (April 12 - June 14): $2,400
Late (after June 14): $2,500
FAA employees (up to 10 at this rate): $1,500
The course fee includes: course notes, hosted lunch daily, and refreshments during the morning and afternoon breaks, and a course dinner on Tuesday evening.
Enrollment is limited. https://registration.techtransfer.berkeley.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=1910AV120715
Direct inquiries to email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty member in charge
Mark Hansen, Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
Geoffrey Gosling, Principal, Aviation System Consulting, Berkeley, California
The following hotels are within walking distance to the class. Attendees are responsible for their own hotel accommodations. Costs will not be covered by NEXTOR.
University Rate may be available: Please call the hotel.
To make a reservation:
Call the reservation desk, Tel: (510) 549-1000; ask for The UC Berkeley Rate.
Note: Hotel parking is available for a fee, please let the hotel know if you will need parking when you make your reservation.
University Rate may be available: Please call the hotel
To make a reservation:
Call reservations: (800) 238-7268, and ask for The UC Berkeley Rate
Email reservation request: email@example.com
Lunches will be provided each day and refreshments will be provided during morning and afternoon breaks. There will be a course dinner on Tuesday evening.
Continuing education units (ceu)
These units are a nationally recognized means of recording noncredit study and are accepted by many employers and relicensure agencies as evidence of a serious commitment to career advancement and the maintenance of professional competence. One ceu is awarded for each 10 hours of attendance.
If you have questions
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.