Management of Aviation Environmental Issues (FLT384)

Course Memo

This course introduces students to methods of managing environmental effects of aviation. It presents an overview of environmental issues tackled by airlines, airports and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Course topics include: pertinent aviation and environmental laws; studies necessitated by the National Environmental Policy Act; noise and air pollution impacts; water pollution and de-icing chemicals. Uses case studies to describe environmental studies of major airspace and airport expansions.