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The aim of this course is to introduce students to Air Traffic Management (ATM). The course will cover fundamental concepts in ATM such as communication, navigation and surveillance as well as Air Traffic Control operations and procedures.

The course will also introduce the role of airports and impact of weather in ATM. Students will learn about the environmental impact of aviation and human factor issues in air traffic. Advanced ATM concepts and future air traffic research programs ie SESAR & NextGen will also be introduced.

The course will also cover computer simulation, quantitative modelling of Air Traffic Control (ATC) problems and may involve a field visit.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Semester 2



Indicative contact hours


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