Jan 27, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog
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AVST 1354 - Air Traffic Control Tower Operations I

This course builds on the concepts from Introduction to Federal Aviation Administration. Students will learn to apply the basic ATC tower procedures for the safe, orderly and expeditious movement of air traffic. Students learn the rules of airport traffic pattern operation, runway separation requirements, wake turbulence separation rules, coordination between positions, i.e. between Local Control (tower) and Ground Control or Departure Control, proper phraseology for issuing instructions & clearances, adherence to letters of agreement (LOA) and standard operating procedure orders (SOP). Students will practice the application of air traffic rules and procedures in table top and tower simulator labs. Course permission will be required for enrollment in this course.  Please see an Aviation Academic Advisor for enrollment assistance.

Prerequisites: AVST 1343  
Semester Offered Spring



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