Critical to the future success and development of airports is the need to understand how their operations impact the environment and in identifying solutions to mitigate these impacts. Read more Read less

This short course introduces you to the theory and practices of airport environmental planning. The course also includes an airport noise-modelling workshop by CAA and an airport visit.

At a glance

  • Dates
    • 04 - 08 Nov 2019
    • 27 - 31 Jan 2020
  • Duration5 days
  • LocationCranfield campus
  • Cost£1,700 The course fee includes refreshments and lunch during the day. Accommodation is not included and must be booked separately.

Course structure

The course includes an airport noise modelling workshop and an airport visit. All delegates will receive an Attendance Certificate.

What you will learn

Delegates attending this course will be able to analyse in a critical manner the characteristics of the key manifestations and dimensions of airport environmental externalities and formulate a plan with a diverse range of strategies to mitigate and solve them, as well as and being able to communicate it to the public. In addition, you will benefit from having basic knowledge on the use of the FAA Integrated Noise Modelling software for noise policy proposes.

Core content

• Airports and the Environment: The Context
• Airport Environmental Capacity
• International Regulation
• Environmental Impact Assessment
• Aircraft Carbon Emissions
• Terminal and Ground Transport Emissions
• Air Quality
• Technology and Sustainable Aviation
• Airport Noise Modelling: Theory and Practice
• Airport Noise Mitigation Strategies
• Psychological Factors of Noise Annoyance: Community relations
• Case Studies
• Industrial Visit
• Role-play Exercise

Who should attend

The course will be of value and interest to:

  • Planners and environmental specialists employed by airports who are responsible for airport planning and for the development of master plans.
  • Aviation industry consultants who are regularly involved in airport master planning projects and environmental impact assessments.

Accreditation

This short course is a module within the MSc in Airport Planning and Management which is accredited by the The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK).

Speakers

We bring together various speakers from industry, including the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Accommodation options and prices

Accommodation is available at Mitchell Hall which is located on campus. All rooms are en-suite and bookings are on a half-board basis from Sunday to Friday. If you would like to book accommodation for this short course at Mitchell Hall, please indicate this on the registration form and we will arrange this for you.

Alternatively, you may wish to make your own arrangements at a nearby hotel.


Location and travel

Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world. 

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield University
College Road
Cranfield
Bedford 
MK43 0AL



How to apply

To apply for this course please use the online application form.

Read our Professional development (CPD) booking conditions.