Aerodrome Officer

Airport Officer

The tasks an Aerodrome Officer is expected to perform include:

Co-ordinating work of all staff engaged at airport

Supervising movement of air traffic at aerodrome

Assisting visiting aircraft and passengers

Knowledge of ensuring that air field is fenced around to prevent unauthorized intrusion and to keep it clear of any obstruction for safe landing and take-offof aircraft

Proficient in inspecting runways and ensureing that they are properly maintained, fire fighting equipment is adequate and facilities for parking of aircrafts in aircraft hangers, etc. are available

Experience in obtaining and transmitting correct meteorological information to aircraft

Knowledge of providing, proper lighting signal equipment to facilitate landing and take-off of aircraft

Knowledge of looking after landing and takeoff facilities and rendering other aid to visiting aircraft

Proficient in collecting and remitting landing and parking charges on aircraft to government treasury

Knowledge of ensuring that passengers' lounge, restaurants, book-stalls and other conveniences are well maintained

Knowledge of providing first-aid to sick and injured passengers and crew

Proficient in supervising and controling fire fighting operations at airport

Experience in assisting search and rescue operations of aircraft and crew in distress

Proficient in taking security measures for protection of aerodrome

Basic knowledge of IT and computers

Will be updated

Excellent communication skills

Team player

Ability to work under stress

Interpersonal skills


Organizational skills

It is a not a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not 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?

Candidates with one leg (OL) is suitable for this job

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

Occupational hazards include fatigue, body ache, stress etc.

Will be updated

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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 Aerodrome Officer and other professionals across the country.

Airport Authority of India

Private a

Aviation companies across India

Metro cities across India

Will be updated

Indian Aviation Academy, New Delhi

GMR Aviation Academy, Hyderabad

Air Navigation Services India, Airports Authority of India, New Delhi

Will be updated