Runway, Taxiway, Apron Planning and Design (ICAO Annex 14)

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Silke Corleisen
Silke CorleisenHead of Training
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The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Annex 14 to the 1944 Chicago Convention contains the Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) that prescribe the physical and operational characteristics to be provided for at aerodromes.

ICAO Annex 14 is the basis of most national regulations, including CASR Part 139 in Australia, CARs Part IX in the UAE, CAR Part 139 in New Zealand, TP 312 in Canada, Manual of Aerodrome Standards in Singapore, as well as many other implementations (EASA, FAA etc.).

This 4-day course enables the participants to interpret and implement the ICAO Annex 14 specifications – or the national implementation thereof – related to Runways, Taxiways, Aprons and adjacent areas. 

The course content is based on the international ICAO requirements – but is also customised to its audience, location and applicable regulatory framework, notably to highlight the major differences between international regulations and their national implementation.

Based on best practices, the participants will become knowledgeable about the configuration, dimensioning and design of these fundamental infrastructural elements and will learn how to fulfil planning and design requirements. Furthermore, special attention is set on the theoretical and practical background of the above-mentioned regulations, and on the implementation of possible mitigation measures in case of non-compliance with the requirements.

This course targets all staff involved in aerodrome design, operations and compliance. This include airport planners and engineers, aerodrome compliance managers, auditors, accountable managers, military airfields officers, and of course Civil Aviation Authorities and regulatory oversight personnel.

Course Details

Location: Berlin
Language: English
Date: 30.10.-02.11.2018
Duration: 4 days

Course Fee

2.295,00 €
The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination, as well as the coffee breaks and business lunch.
Only 3 seats left

Course Content

General Planning Principles and Fundamentals

  • Overview of international (ICAO) and national (based on course location, see list below) regulations for airport planning and design
  • Governing legally binding principles
  • Overview of additional guidance material (e.g. ICAO manuals, IATA/ACI guidance material)
  • Definition of the most critical aircraft
  • Relevant aircraft performance parameters (e.g. speed and weight limitations)

Runway Planning and Design

  • Dimensioning, configuration and design of runways
  • Identification of the objectives and constraints depending on the airport critical aircraft (e.g. for the determination of takeoff- and landing distances)
  • Markings (e.g. centre line, side stripe, touchdown zone)
  • Signs (e.g. information- and mandatory instruction signs)
  • Lights (e.g. centre line lights, approach lighting systems)
  • Runway shoulders and strips
  • Runway holding positions
  • Obstacle limitation requirements
  • Handling of non-compliances (mitigation measures, safety assessments)

Taxiway and Apron Planning and Design

  • Design, dimensioning and configuration of manoeuvring areas and aprons
  • Identification of the objectives and constraints depending on the aircraft and traffic mix
  • Discussion of different manoeuvring area- and apron concepts
  • Calculation of aircraft turning curves (Fillet Design)
  • Taxi guidance components (intermediate holding positions, stop bars and leading on lights)
  • Taxiways, rapid exit taxiways, holding bays and bypasses
  • Aircraft stands, aircraft stand taxi lanes, apron taxiways, aerodrome service roads
  • Taxiway shoulders and strips
  • Markings (e.g. for taxi guidance, holding positions)
  • Signs and markers (e.g. information signs, destination and mandatory instructions signs, taxiway edge markers)
  • Lights (e.g. taxiway lighting)
  • Handling of non-compliances (mitigation measures, safety assessments)
  • Operation and constrains regarding operation of New Larger Aeroplanes (NLA)

Note: Based on the course audience and location, the course content may incorporate elements and differences of the following national regulations:

  • Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS): Manual of Aerodrome Standards
  • Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA): Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) Part 139 - Aerodromes
  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of New Zealand: Civil Aviation Rules Part 139 - Aerodromes
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA): Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs) Part IX - Aerodrome
  • Transport Canada: Aerodromes Standards and Recommended Practices (TP 312)

Trainer

Dirk Anders

Mr Anders is an experienced airport planner, providing on behalf of airsight since more than 10 years his expertise in the field of runway, taxiway and apron planning and design to international clients. He is notably a renowned expert in the field of gate design and aircraft stand layout optimisation and a proficient user of CAD-based applications (AutoCAD / MicroStation / Aviplan).

Mr Anders is very knowledgeable in the international aerodrome regulations (ICAO/EASA), their national implementation, as well as industry’s best-practices. He gathered extensive experience in more than 100 projects for clients including Dubai, Brussels or Auckland Airports – as well as most airports in Germany.

More recently, he provided his support during several weeks on-site to Hannover Airport to assess the compliance of the airside infrastructure with EASA aerodrome regulations.

Another field of expertise of Mr Anders is aerodrome safeguarding and the management of obstacles, as well as flight procedure design according to PANS-OPS.

M.Sc. Moritz Kaschel

Mr. Kaschel holds a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering and further specialised in Aerodrome Planning and Design, as well as Airport Operations. As a member of airsight’s consulting team, these combined competencies enable him to assist Aerodromes within their certification process and related fields (e.g. compliance checks and audits, manuals and procedures, ground handling processes). 

At airsight, he conducted several safety assessments and feasibility studies for clients such as Dublin, Frankfurt-Hahn, or Berlin-Tegel. He also conducted inspections of their airside infrastructure (incl. signs, lights, marking), including notably the assessment of the pavement conditions - using drones (as holding a commercial UAV operator license and radiotelephone operator´s certificate).

More recently, he assisted Luxembourg Airport to obtain a new certificate in accordance to the new EASA requirements – a task of several months requiring a good knowledge of the applicable regulations as well as project management skill.

As a talented airport planner, he is an instructor for the airsight course “Runway, Taxiway, Apron Planning and Design” in accordance to ICAO or EASA.

Target Group

  • Airport operations managers
  • Airport engineers and planners
  • CAA aerodrome inspectors
  • Aerodrome auditors
  • Architects and civil engineers

Course Location

relexa Hotel Berlin
Telefon: +49 30 26 483 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.

Organisational Details

To facilitate the participants’ arrivals and departures, the course hours are scheduled as follows:

first training day: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
mid-training days: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
last training day: 8.00 am - 4:00 pm

All participants will receive an airsight certificate that is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry and currently held by more than 4200 aviation professionals.

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Course Details

Location: Dubai
Language: English
Date: 03.12.-06.12.2018
Duration: 4 days

Course Fee

11.990,00 AED
The course fee includes the registration, training material and examination, as well as the coffee breaks and business lunch.

Course Content

General Planning Principles and Fundamentals

  • Overview of international (ICAO) and national (based on course location, see list below) regulations for airport planning and design
  • Governing legally binding principles
  • Overview of additional guidance material (e.g. ICAO manuals, IATA/ACI guidance material)
  • Definition of the most critical aircraft
  • Relevant aircraft performance parameters (e.g. speed and weight limitations)

Runway Planning and Design

  • Dimensioning, configuration and design of runways
  • Identification of the objectives and constraints depending on the airport critical aircraft (e.g. for the determination of takeoff- and landing distances)
  • Markings (e.g. centre line, side stripe, touchdown zone)
  • Signs (e.g. information- and mandatory instruction signs)
  • Lights (e.g. centre line lights, approach lighting systems)
  • Runway shoulders and strips
  • Runway holding positions
  • Obstacle limitation requirements
  • Handling of non-compliances (mitigation measures, safety assessments)

Taxiway and Apron Planning and Design

  • Design, dimensioning and configuration of manoeuvring areas and aprons
  • Identification of the objectives and constraints depending on the aircraft and traffic mix
  • Discussion of different manoeuvring area- and apron concepts
  • Calculation of aircraft turning curves (Fillet Design)
  • Taxi guidance components (intermediate holding positions, stop bars and leading on lights)
  • Taxiways, rapid exit taxiways, holding bays and bypasses
  • Aircraft stands, aircraft stand taxi lanes, apron taxiways, aerodrome service roads
  • Taxiway shoulders and strips
  • Markings (e.g. for taxi guidance, holding positions)
  • Signs and markers (e.g. information signs, destination and mandatory instructions signs, taxiway edge markers)
  • Lights (e.g. taxiway lighting)
  • Handling of non-compliances (mitigation measures, safety assessments)
  • Operation and constrains regarding operation of New Larger Aeroplanes (NLA)

Note: Based on the course audience and location, the course content may incorporate elements and differences of the following national regulations:

  • Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS): Manual of Aerodrome Standards
  • Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA): Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) Part 139 - Aerodromes
  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of New Zealand: Civil Aviation Rules Part 139 - Aerodromes
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA): Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs) Part IX - Aerodrome
  • Transport Canada: Aerodromes Standards and Recommended Practices (TP 312)

Trainer

Dirk Anders

Mr Anders is an experienced airport planner, providing on behalf of airsight since more than 10 years his expertise in the field of runway, taxiway and apron planning and design to international clients. He is notably a renowned expert in the field of gate design and aircraft stand layout optimisation and a proficient user of CAD-based applications (AutoCAD / MicroStation / Aviplan).

Mr Anders is very knowledgeable in the international aerodrome regulations (ICAO/EASA), their national implementation, as well as industry’s best-practices. He gathered extensive experience in more than 100 projects for clients including Dubai, Brussels or Auckland Airports – as well as most airports in Germany.

More recently, he provided his support during several weeks on-site to Hannover Airport to assess the compliance of the airside infrastructure with EASA aerodrome regulations.

Another field of expertise of Mr Anders is aerodrome safeguarding and the management of obstacles, as well as flight procedure design according to PANS-OPS.

M.Sc. Moritz Kaschel

Mr. Kaschel holds a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering and further specialised in Aerodrome Planning and Design, as well as Airport Operations. As a member of airsight’s consulting team, these combined competencies enable him to assist Aerodromes within their certification process and related fields (e.g. compliance checks and audits, manuals and procedures, ground handling processes). 

At airsight, he conducted several safety assessments and feasibility studies for clients such as Dublin, Frankfurt-Hahn, or Berlin-Tegel. He also conducted inspections of their airside infrastructure (incl. signs, lights, marking), including notably the assessment of the pavement conditions - using drones (as holding a commercial UAV operator license and radiotelephone operator´s certificate).

More recently, he assisted Luxembourg Airport to obtain a new certificate in accordance to the new EASA requirements – a task of several months requiring a good knowledge of the applicable regulations as well as project management skill.

As a talented airport planner, he is an instructor for the airsight course “Runway, Taxiway, Apron Planning and Design” in accordance to ICAO or EASA.

Target Group

  • Airport operations managers
  • Airport engineers and planners
  • CAA aerodrome inspectors
  • Aerodrome auditors
  • Architects and civil engineers

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.

Organisational Details

To facilitate the participants’ arrivals and departures, the course hours are scheduled as follows:

first training day: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
mid-training days: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
last training day: 8.00 am - 4:00 pm

All participants will receive an airsight certificate that is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry and currently held by more than 4200 aviation professionals.

About airsight Trainings

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

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Course Details

Location: In-house
Language: German or English
Duration: 4 days

Course Content

General Planning Principles and Fundamentals

  • Overview of international (ICAO) and national (based on course location, see list below) regulations for airport planning and design
  • Governing legally binding principles
  • Overview of additional guidance material (e.g. ICAO manuals, IATA/ACI guidance material)
  • Definition of the most critical aircraft
  • Relevant aircraft performance parameters (e.g. speed and weight limitations)

Runway Planning and Design

  • Dimensioning, configuration and design of runways
  • Identification of the objectives and constraints depending on the airport critical aircraft (e.g. for the determination of takeoff- and landing distances)
  • Markings (e.g. centre line, side stripe, touchdown zone)
  • Signs (e.g. information- and mandatory instruction signs)
  • Lights (e.g. centre line lights, approach lighting systems)
  • Runway shoulders and strips
  • Runway holding positions
  • Obstacle limitation requirements
  • Handling of non-compliances (mitigation measures, safety assessments)

Taxiway and Apron Planning and Design

  • Design, dimensioning and configuration of manoeuvring areas and aprons
  • Identification of the objectives and constraints depending on the aircraft and traffic mix
  • Discussion of different manoeuvring area- and apron concepts
  • Calculation of aircraft turning curves (Fillet Design)
  • Taxi guidance components (intermediate holding positions, stop bars and leading on lights)
  • Taxiways, rapid exit taxiways, holding bays and bypasses
  • Aircraft stands, aircraft stand taxi lanes, apron taxiways, aerodrome service roads
  • Taxiway shoulders and strips
  • Markings (e.g. for taxi guidance, holding positions)
  • Signs and markers (e.g. information signs, destination and mandatory instructions signs, taxiway edge markers)
  • Lights (e.g. taxiway lighting)
  • Handling of non-compliances (mitigation measures, safety assessments)
  • Operation and constrains regarding operation of New Larger Aeroplanes (NLA)

Note: Based on the course audience and location, the course content may incorporate elements and differences of the following national regulations:

  • Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS): Manual of Aerodrome Standards
  • Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA): Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) Part 139 - Aerodromes
  • Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of New Zealand: Civil Aviation Rules Part 139 - Aerodromes
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA): Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs) Part IX - Aerodrome
  • Transport Canada: Aerodromes Standards and Recommended Practices (TP 312)

Trainer

Dirk Anders

Mr Anders is an experienced airport planner, providing on behalf of airsight since more than 10 years his expertise in the field of runway, taxiway and apron planning and design to international clients. He is notably a renowned expert in the field of gate design and aircraft stand layout optimisation and a proficient user of CAD-based applications (AutoCAD / MicroStation / Aviplan).

Mr Anders is very knowledgeable in the international aerodrome regulations (ICAO/EASA), their national implementation, as well as industry’s best-practices. He gathered extensive experience in more than 100 projects for clients including Dubai, Brussels or Auckland Airports – as well as most airports in Germany.

More recently, he provided his support during several weeks on-site to Hannover Airport to assess the compliance of the airside infrastructure with EASA aerodrome regulations.

Another field of expertise of Mr Anders is aerodrome safeguarding and the management of obstacles, as well as flight procedure design according to PANS-OPS.

M.Sc. Moritz Kaschel

Mr. Kaschel holds a Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering and further specialised in Aerodrome Planning and Design, as well as Airport Operations. As a member of airsight’s consulting team, these combined competencies enable him to assist Aerodromes within their certification process and related fields (e.g. compliance checks and audits, manuals and procedures, ground handling processes). 

At airsight, he conducted several safety assessments and feasibility studies for clients such as Dublin, Frankfurt-Hahn, or Berlin-Tegel. He also conducted inspections of their airside infrastructure (incl. signs, lights, marking), including notably the assessment of the pavement conditions - using drones (as holding a commercial UAV operator license and radiotelephone operator´s certificate).

More recently, he assisted Luxembourg Airport to obtain a new certificate in accordance to the new EASA requirements – a task of several months requiring a good knowledge of the applicable regulations as well as project management skill.

As a talented airport planner, he is an instructor for the airsight course “Runway, Taxiway, Apron Planning and Design” in accordance to ICAO or EASA.

Target Group

  • Airport operations managers
  • Airport engineers and planners
  • CAA aerodrome inspectors
  • Aerodrome auditors
  • Architects and civil engineers

Organisational Details

airsight offers this training course on request, worldwide. All participants will receive an airsight certificate that is highly recognized throughout the aviation industry and currently held by more than 4200 aviation professionals.

About airsight Trainings

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