U.S. Airport Professional Program

Gain Recognition and Accelerate Your Career in U.S. Airports

Unlock your Potential in the Airport Industry

U.S. Airport Professional (USAP) Program is an e-Learning training curriculum for airport industry professionals accredited by Airports Council International – North America.

The program covers a full range of current airport management topics, such as leadership development, business strategy, commercial management, finance, operations, safety, security, and air service.

On completion of the USAP Program, individuals will be able to understand and apply, as appropriate:

  • Regulatory framework in which U.S. airports operate
  • Strategy and leadership development supporting the airport business
  • Fundamentals of airport governance
  • Financial and commercial management practices of an airport
  • Key areas of airport operations
  • Importance of safety and security as airport operational imperatives
  • Trends affecting the U.S. and global airport industry

The USAP Program will help you advance your career by better understanding key elements of the airport business, strategy, and how airports play a vital role in the U.S. and broader global air transportation system.

Approx 75 hours
Online, on-demand
18 months to complete

Elevate Your Professional Profile

Your participation in this esteemed program will enhance your professional credibility and open doors to a world of exciting career prospects.

Upon completion of the USAP, you will gain:

  • The prestigious USAP designation
  • Graduation Package (USAP award, USAP lapel pin, paper certificate, and e-certificate)
  • Recognition on ACI-NA’s website and at ACI-NA Conferences
  • Recognition in ACI-NA publications (Centerlines Today and Centerlines), press releases, and social media
  • USAP Designation counts for 2 Global ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP) / (IAP) elective courses (worth $3,500)
  • Exclusive Networking Events at ACI-NA Conferences
  • Exclusive Airport CEO Roundtable Discussions at ACI-NA Conferences
  • Network with the USAP Community online
  • Continued access to the USAP Global Trends Course – updated every 12 months
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Connect with Industry Leaders

As a participant in the USAP, you’ll become part of a vibrant and supportive community of airport professionals.

Our program fosters networking and collaboration, giving you the opportunity to connect with industry leaders, mentors, and fellow participants from diverse backgrounds.

These connections can open doors to exciting career opportunities and provide a platform for sharing knowledge, ideas, and best practices.

Who will benefit most from the USAP

USAP is the perfect course for team leaders in the U.S. airports industry and individuals looking to streamline their career paths with accredited certification.

Top airport management, like CEOs and HR professionals, would benefit from team leaders taking the USAP course as it will prepare them for the challenges when they get promoted.

USAP is an essential element of any U.S. airport management training programme as it provides specific industry knowledge and understanding, including but not limited to regulation, regulatory structure, commercial model and related restrictions, and operations.

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Elevate your potential, and let your career take flight!

The USAP is your launchpad to excellence, empowering you with the tools, insights, and connections needed to make a lasting impact in this thriving field. Take the first step toward your professional aspirations by enrolling in the U.S. Airport Professional Program today.