MGM-2600 Introduction to Airport Terminal Planning

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
Airport Risk Management Certificate

Course Length
9 weeks

Course Dates & Locations
Online beginning: 
Jan. 13, 2020 
April 20, 2020

*Registrations received later than three days after published course start dates will be enrolled in the next available course

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Terminal planning, with emphasis on airport history, airport components and how terminals are configured, landside configurations and the business of airports, are discussed in this course. You’ll also learn the business of airports and study contemporary domestic and international terminals.

Who Should Attend

This professional certificate program is ideal for those who specialize in airport planning, those who manage a functional area within airport design or management, and anyone whose career necessitates an understanding of the design and development of airports, including:

  • Airport Planners
  • State Aviation Planners
  • State Department of Transportation representatives and staff
  • Airport / Aviation Directors
  • FAA Airports District Office Directors and Staff
  • Airport Operations Managers (including Airside and Landside Development)
  • Airport Planning Consultants
  • National, Regional and Local agencies and associations directing and managing airport planning and design efforts
  • Air Traffic Controllers and management staff
  • Airline Managers

Course Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of airport planning and design in the following areas:

  • Eras of Airport Planning
  • Basic Airport Terminal
  • History of Air Service
  • Post-War Air Service
  • Modern Airport
  • Business of Airport Planning
  • Contemporary Domestic Terminal
  • Contemporary International Terminal
  • 21st Century Airport Planning

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900

About the Instructor

Santiago Fernandez has more than 26 years of experience in architectural design and planning. His background includes conceptual development for spaceports, airports, universities, convention centers, and military installations including numerous projects for the Orlando International Airport, University of Florida, NASA at Kennedy Space Center, and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.