U.S. Airport Professional (USAP) Program is an e-Learning training curriculum for airport industry professionals accredited by Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA). After completing the Program individuals will be awarded the U.S. Airport Professional (USAP) designation. Learn more >>

Though Airports Council International (ACI World), leadership offerings include executive management, professional accreditation, subject-matter competency, and personalized in-house training courses, as well as a wide range of web-based coursework.  Learn more about ACI World global training opportunities >>

Executive Level Training

Airport Executive Leadership Program: This program focuses on further developing the leadership and strategic management skills of airport industry leaders. It provides participants with advice on strategies to effectively handle leadership responsibilities; provides global, regional and cultural perspectives on airport management; and discusses new professional opportunities. Participants will also be able to access a global forum to network with peers and other future leaders.  Learn more >>

Up and Coming Executive Training

Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program: Successful completion of the Program leads to the issuance of the International Airport Professional (IAP) designation whose holders are recognized by ACI and ICAO as having achieved highly rigorous standards for expertise in the field of airport management.  Learn more >>

Manager Level Training

Global Safety Network (GSN) Diploma Program: The ACI GSN Diploma Program consists of six specialized courses on airport safety and is specifically designed to meet the needs of airside operations and safety managers, including developing, implementing and operating effective Safety Management Systems (SMS) at their airports.  Learn more >>

Airport Security Diploma: The ACI Airport Security Diploma provides participants with a broad and detailed understanding of implementing and maintaining a security framework that complies with national and international regulations and airport industry best practices.  Learn more >>

Airport Finance Diploma: The ACI Airport Finance Diploma aims to provide participants a detailed understanding of the diversity of issues airports face in managing financial resources.  Learn more >>

Employee Development Training

Professional Certificate Courses: ACI Global Training Professional Certificate Courses consist of a full range of professional classroom courses covering a multitude of airport-related topics, and are designed to enhance the competencies of airport personnel from entry through to management levels. Related topics include: Safety, Security , Facilitation, Environment , Economics, Leadership, and Management.  Learn more >>

Airport Operations Diploma: The Airport Operations Diploma Program is designed to expose participants to all the facets of activities associated with an airport from airside operations and landside to terminal operations, and equip them with key knowledge and tools necessary to proactively address the essential operational and business needs of 21st century airports.  Learn more >>

Online Learning Center

Online professional development for seasoned airport managers, airport personnel, and the next generation of airport leaders.  Learn more >>

Global Connections Through ACI World

Through its world headquarters and a bureau office with ICAO in Montreal, ACI World focuses primarily on international aviation issues while concurrently supporting the services and programs of the members in each of the five regions: Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America/Caribbean, and North America. Global issues are addressed through the integrated ACI World structure, giving each region a voice through its representation on the ACI World Governing Board.

As a member of ACI-NA, you also receive benefits through ACI World, including:

Access to Airport CEOs from Around the World and Committee Participation

Receive priority response to requests for information from ACI World staff and participate in ACI World committees in accordance with participation guidelines.

World Conferences

Receive member rates to attend ACI World and ACI Regional events. You can also request ACI World conference presentations after events are concluded.

World Publications and Intelligence

ACI World issues several publications to keep North American airports in-the-know on global issues, including the ACI World Membership Directory, Airport World magazine, ACI World Monthly Traffic Statistics and Annual Traffic Report, ACI Airports Economic Survey, and information on ICAO meetings.