Managing Operations During Construction


The Managing Operations During Construction course provides guidance to airport operators and other stakeholders on how to plan for and manage operations during airport construction projects. It is designed to help you produce better and more appropriate plans for the management of, and safe operation during, construction.

This course describes lessons learned and best practices identified by airports who have experience in managing airport operations while construction projects are underway. It also explores a case study to further enhance your understanding of how to successfully manage operations during construction.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the regulatory framework impacting airport operations during construction.
  • Identify the different types of construction works that take place at an airport and the various stakeholders involved.
  • Understand the key activities that should be attended to prior to, during and after construction.
  • Understand the critical measures that should be taken to maintain safe operations during construction.

Who Should Enrol?

  • Airport managers, supervisors or personnel who manage aerodrome works.
  • Airport managers, supervisors or personnel with safety responsibilities.
  • Airport professionals engaged in operations and development.
  • Anyone interested in a career in airport operations and/or safety.

Course Content

The Managing Operations During Construction course covers the following topics:

Introduction to Managing Operations During Construction

  • Key stakeholders involved in airport construction projects.
  • The regulatory framework impacting airport operations during construction.
  • Different types of construction work and their operational impacts.


  • Steps involved in effectively planning and preparing for construction activities.
  • Permit application processes.
  • Project management plan (PMP) development and approval.
  • Methods for communicating with all stakeholders.

During Construction

  • The responsibilities of the airport operator during construction. 
  • Procedures for ensuring the safety of people, aircraft and equipment during construction works.

Handover and Commissioning

  • The stages from completion of construction to commissioning for operation.
  • Methods for disseminating information regarding commissioning.
  • Plans and trials required to prepare for resuming operations after construction.

Construction Area Safety Measures

  • Prohibited items in construction areas.
  • Safety measures required during construction works.

Lessons Learned

  • Lessons learned by airports on how to most effectively manage operations during construction.

Case Study

  • Explore the construction works undertaken at Incheon Airport to build a new boarding bridge.


This course includes an integrated online assessment. 

Candidates must successfully complete the assessment to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Course info

  • Language: English
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Level: Short Course
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$150.00 USD