||Upon course completion, students will be able to: 1. Discuss the importance of each legislative act affecting Airport Management and the aviation industry. 2. Identify, compare and evaluate the various airport types, categories, operational systems, areas, functions, and roles. 3. Explain the evolution of various organizational designs and managerial functions at airports; identify the major areas of managerial attributes, responsibility and expertise; discuss the issues of power and authority as they relate to federal, state, and local airport issues. 4. Discuss the sources of funding for airports and airport funding policies in the United States; identify the major streams of airport revenue and expenses, budget types, leases, rates, and pricing strategies. 5. Recite the most significant Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and Transportation Security Regulations (TSRs) related to the various categories of security measures affecting public safety and the certification of airports and air carriers. 6. Identify the major sources of environmental issues faced by airports, especially the zones of noise and abatement procedures, and the applicable regulatory guidelines. 7. Recognize the various factors affecting the issue of public acceptance as it relates to airports and the aviation community; recite significant programs of public relations, marketing and political actions available to airports. 8. Describe the scope and significance of airport maintenance to include major categories, costs, design considerations, environmental concerns, and techniques for dealing with repairs. 9. Recognize and explain the economic importance and related impacts of airports on the community and transportation infrastructure; explain airport capacity potential and apply statistical measures to traffic demand forecasts. 10. Explain the airport master planning process to include its major elements, tasks, forecasting techniques, and development responsibilities. 11. Discuss the various elements of an airport's legal responsibilities to include common law, tort liability, criminal case laws, liens, and security.