Introduction to Airport Master Planning

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Jenny Bradley
Jenny BradleyHead of Training
+49 30 45803177training@airsight.de

A master plan represents the strategic vision of an airport’s future development, based on the predicted demand, existing infrastructural assets (airside and landside), possible extensions options, and numerous other considerations (environmental, political, financial and regulatory).

The main challenge of developing a sound master plan, is to achieve a flexible, expandable and modular design to react to changes in terms of demand or airline requirements.

A master plan is linked to the airport’s business plan and can be a powerful communication instrument to the involved shareholders and stakeholders. It defines a set of commonly agreed principles by which future development will be brought forward.

airsight’s 3-day training course provides an overview of the factors considered in airport master planning and introduces the relevant technical and strategic planning parameters.

The course contains presentations on all main topics, which will be supported by group exercises as well as discussions.

Please note: This course can be booked as an in-house version in German or English - however, the course material is only available in English.

Course Details

Location:Berlin
Language:English
Date:27.03. - 29.03.2023
Duration:3 days

Course Fee

The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination. For non-virtual courses, coffee breaks and business lunch are also included.

1.995,00 EUR
excl. VAT
1.795,50 EUR
incl. VAT
2.136,65 EUR

For courses in Berlin:

All customers will be charged 19% VAT.

The final price will be shown on your invoice.

Course Content

Key strategic planning considerations

  • Airport and air traffic development
  • Airport capacity

Traffic analysis

  • Traffic profiling
  • Peak and design hour analysis
  • Airport planning parameters

Elements of the master planning process

  • Existing conditions assessments
  • Capacity calculations
  • Airport layout planning
  • Design optioneering
  • Development phasing
  • Financial considerations

Airfield infrastructure design

  • Runways
  • Taxiway systems
  • Aircraft parking stands

Passenger terminal and landside planning

  • Configuration and layout
  • Subsystems and processing elements
  • Level of service
  • Surface access systems

Trainer

Mark Longrée, Dipl.-Ing.

Mark is a highly knowledgeable architect specialised in the field of Aviation & Transportation planning and design. He is the founder and managing director of an engineering design and management company based in Hamburg, Germany. Mark has 18 years of experience in airport master planning and terminal design whilst working as a senior aviation architect at HOK International Ltd and development architect at Frankfurt Airport.

He has extensive global experience in Project Development and Project Management for both the design of new terminals and the redesign of existing terminal infrastructure. His experience encompasses many large high-profile projects leading large project teams and coordinate multiple architecture and engineering disciplines.

Recent projects include various terminal planning projects at Frankfurt, Brussels, Nice, Lyons, Mactan Cebu, Nantes, Riyadh, Beijing and Amsterdam Schiphol.

Target Group

  • Airport engineers and planners
  • Airport management
  • Civil aviation authority representatives
  • Airline representatives
  • Airport shareholders and financial analysts

Course Location

InterCityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Telefon: +49 30 288755-0

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. The accommodation and travel costs are at the charge of the participants. Please note that airsight does not perform any travel and hotel bookings for the participants. Rooms can however be booked directly by the participants by contacting the hotel.

The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination. For non-virtual courses, coffee breaks and business lunch are also included. 

Organisational Details

The course hours are scheduled as follows:

first training day:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
mid-training days:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
last training day:    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Coffee breaks and business lunch are included in the course fee. At the end of the course, all participants will receive an airsight certificate based on EASA training regulations, which is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry.

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Course Details

Location:Berlin
Language:English
Date:22.11. - 24.11.2023
Duration:3 days

Course Fee

The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination. For non-virtual courses, coffee breaks and business lunch are also included.

1.995,00 EUR
excl. VAT
1.795,50 EUR
incl. VAT
2.136,65 EUR

For courses in Berlin:

All customers will be charged 19% VAT.

The final price will be shown on your invoice.

Course Content

Key strategic planning considerations

  • Airport and air traffic development
  • Airport capacity

Traffic analysis

  • Traffic profiling
  • Peak and design hour analysis
  • Airport planning parameters

Elements of the master planning process

  • Existing conditions assessments
  • Capacity calculations
  • Airport layout planning
  • Design optioneering
  • Development phasing
  • Financial considerations

Airfield infrastructure design

  • Runways
  • Taxiway systems
  • Aircraft parking stands

Passenger terminal and landside planning

  • Configuration and layout
  • Subsystems and processing elements
  • Level of service
  • Surface access systems

Trainer

Mark Longrée, Dipl.-Ing.

Mark is a highly knowledgeable architect specialised in the field of Aviation & Transportation planning and design. He is the founder and managing director of an engineering design and management company based in Hamburg, Germany. Mark has 18 years of experience in airport master planning and terminal design whilst working as a senior aviation architect at HOK International Ltd and development architect at Frankfurt Airport.

He has extensive global experience in Project Development and Project Management for both the design of new terminals and the redesign of existing terminal infrastructure. His experience encompasses many large high-profile projects leading large project teams and coordinate multiple architecture and engineering disciplines.

Recent projects include various terminal planning projects at Frankfurt, Brussels, Nice, Lyons, Mactan Cebu, Nantes, Riyadh, Beijing and Amsterdam Schiphol.

Target Group

  • Airport engineers and planners
  • Airport management
  • Civil aviation authority representatives
  • Airline representatives
  • Airport shareholders and financial analysts

Course Location

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements. The accommodation and travel costs are at the charge of the participants. Please note that airsight does not perform any travel and hotel bookings for the participants. Rooms can however be booked directly by the participants by contacting the hotel.

The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination. For non-virtual courses, coffee breaks and business lunch are also included. 

Organisational Details

The course hours are scheduled as follows:

first training day:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
mid-training days:  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
last training day:    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Coffee breaks and business lunch are included in the course fee. At the end of the course, all participants will receive an airsight certificate based on EASA training regulations, which is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry.

About airsight Training

airsight Training course quality

airsight operates an ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System and pursues the objective to provide high quality services that fully meet the clients’ needs.

Show more

Course Details

Location:In-house
Language:German or English
Duration:3 days

Course Content

Key strategic planning considerations

  • Airport and air traffic development
  • Airport capacity

Traffic analysis

  • Traffic profiling
  • Peak and design hour analysis
  • Airport planning parameters

Elements of the master planning process

  • Existing conditions assessments
  • Capacity calculations
  • Airport layout planning
  • Design optioneering
  • Development phasing
  • Financial considerations

Airfield infrastructure design

  • Runways
  • Taxiway systems
  • Aircraft parking stands

Passenger terminal and landside planning

  • Configuration and layout
  • Subsystems and processing elements
  • Level of service
  • Surface access systems

Trainer

Jenny Bradley, Dipl.-Geogr.

Jenny is an experienced airport planner who has worked on a range of international aviation projects ranging from small regional airports to international gateways. Her expertise includes EU and EASA rules and regulations, airfield inspections, airport master planning, capacity analyses and fast time simulation studies for airports worldwide. Jenny has training experience in different areas. The courses she conducted range from Introduction to Aviation and EASA Rules and Regulations to Airport Masterplanning and Airport Capacity.

Target Group

  • Airport engineers and planners
  • Airport management
  • Civil aviation authority representatives
  • Airline representatives
  • Airport shareholders and financial analysts

Organisational Details

airsight offers this training course on request, worldwide. At the end of the course, all participants will receive an airsight certificate based on EASA training regulations, which is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry.

About airsight Training

airsight Training course quality

airsight operates an ISO 9001 certified Quality Management System and pursues the objective to provide high quality services that fully meet the clients’ needs.

Show more