Director Airport

Airport Operations Director

The tasks a Director, Airport is expected to perform include:

Planning, directing, and co-ordinating, through subordinate personnel, activities concerned

with construction and maintenance of airport facilities and operation of airport inaccordance with governmental agency or commission policies and regulations

Proficient in consulting with commission members, governmental officials, or representatives of airlines to discuss and plan such matters as design and development of airport facilities, formulation of operating rules, regulations, and procedures, and aircraft landing, taxiing, and take-off patterns for various types of aircraft

Competent in negotiating with representatives of airlines, utility companies, or individuals for acquisition of property for development of airport, lease of airport buildings and facilities, or use of rights-of-way over private property

Knowledge of formulating procedures for use in event of aircraft accidents, fires, or other emergencies

Proficient in inspecting airport facilities, such as runways, buildings, beacons and lighting, and automotive or construction equipment, or reviewing inspection reports, to determine repairs, replacement, or improvements required

Proficient in co-ordinating activities of personnel involved in repair and maintenance of airport facilities, buildings, and equipment to minimize interruption of airport operations and improve efficiency

Proficient in directing personnel in investigating violations of aerial or ground traffic regulations, reviewing investigation reports, and initiating actions to be taken against violators

Proficient in directing studies on noise abatement resulting from complaints of excessive noise from low flying aircraft or other operations

Proficient in reviewing reports of expenditures for previous fiscal year, proposing improvements to facilitate, estimating increase in volume of traffic, in order to prepare budget estimates for upcoming fiscal year

Proficient in representing airport before civic or other organizational groups, courts, boards, and commissions

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Excellent communication skills

Presence of mind

Team player

Ability to work under stress


Organizational skills

It is a not a field job

Will need to handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working daily

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

Occupational hazards include fatigue, body ache, stress etc.

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Trends in Aviation Industry of India

The aviation sector is opening up to foreign direct investment, and the scope is brighter than ever before. As per aviation and aerospace sector estimates, the total spending in the next five years are expected to be around $25 billion for commercial aircrafts, and $100 billion as defence expenditure. All the segments in the aerospace industry, including civil aviation, military aviation are showing decent growth. This indicates good job prospects for Director, Airport and other professionals across the country.

Airport Authority of India

Cities across India

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Universities across India

Management institutes across India

Engineering colleges across India

Indian Aviation Academy, New Delhi

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