Advanced Airside Operations Training DWC Al-Maktoum International Airport

for Dubai Airports

REHBEIN Airport Consulting was commissioned by LEAPP on behalf of Dubai Airports to develop and present an advanced airside operations training course for senior airfield operations personnel. The course was intended to prepare Duty Managers and Senior Airside Controllers in advanced airside operations management procedures and techniques prior to the opening of the new Dubai World Central Al-Maktoum International Airport in mid-2010.

Tailored course materials were developed covering Dubai Airports’ specific requirements and highlighting ‘world’s best practice’ in the field of aerodrome operations management. The overriding objective was to assist senior airside staff to gain a better understanding of airport operations and improve the skills necessary to manage the more complex issues associated with a major international airport.

Specic topics covered included:

  • Airport Regulatory Requirements
  • Wildlife Hazard Management
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Declaration of Runway Distances
  • Airside Inspection Processes
  • Accident & Incident Investigation
  • Airport Emergency & Contingency Planning 
  • Control of Works in Progress
  • Disabled Aircraft Recovery
  • Airside Vehicle Control
  • Aerodrome Safeguarding
  • Environmental Issues

Materials included a combination of presentation sessions, interactive workshops, practical exercises and site visits. The course was presented to two separate groups of attendees.