An Airport Supervisor is a person who supervises the operations of an airport. He also ensures that the staff of an airport is well trained and is well aware of all the operations of an airport. An Airport Supervisor has to work in multiple shifts as assigned by the Airport Manager. Some of the major responsibilities of an Airport Supervisor are inspecting all the areas of the airport, including airside, landside, and terminal facilities, performing weather observations as required, ensuring ensures compliance with airport policies and procedures, assigning duties to the hotel staff in the absence of Airport Manager.
Sometimes Airport Supervisor also serves as an Alternate Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) for the airport. A good Airport Supervisor assists the staff members of an airport whenever required.
Candidates who wish to become Airport Supervisor will have to meet the eligibility criteria decided by the airport. They can check the eligibility criteria to become an Airport Supervisor provided below.
At least one year of experience in airport operations or airline operations required
Provided below are some skills required for Airport Supervisor
You check the table provided below to know some of the courses that you can pursue to become an Airport Supervisor. The table also includes the top colleges offering these courses. You can apply for these courses by filling our Common Application Form.
Total Fee (Approx)
Top Colleges for Airport Management
INR 50,000 to INR 1.50 lakh
INR 40,000 to INR 5.00 lakh
INR 50,000 to INR 2.00 lakh
INR 60,000 to INR 3.00 lakh
The job profiles available for an Airport Supervisor are often limited to the field of aviation or airport. However, they can apply for a job profiles that requires planning. Some of the major job profiles available for an Airport Supervisor are provided below.
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Airport Supervisor are majorly hired by airports or by airline companies. Provided below are the major employment opportunities available for an Airport Supervisor.
Airport Authority of India (AAI)
Airport Operating Agency
Some of the major recruiting companies for Airport Supervisor are listed below.
Air India Express
The average salary of an Airport Supervisor will vary according to his skills and experience. The table provided below contains the average salary of an Airport Supervisor for all levels of experience.
Starting Salary per annum (in INR)
Mid Level Salary per annum (in INR)
Senior Level Salary per annum (INR)
Here are some recommended books for Airport Supervisor.
Airport Management by C. Daniel Prather
Airport Operations by John R. Beasley, Norman Ashford, and Pierre Coutu
Managing Airports by Anne Graham
Airport Operations by Norman Ashford and Pierre Coutu
Airline Operations and Management by Bruce Billig and Gerald N. Cook
Airport Operations by Clifton A. Moore, H. P. Martin Stanton, and Norman Ashford
Airport Planning & Management by Alexander T Wells and Seth Young
This profile will help you improve your communication skills.
This profile is perfect for the candidates who are fresher and seeking a career in airport management.
Candidates do not require a higher degree to apply for this profile.
Career as an Airport Supervisor is highly rewarding.
Most of the job profiles available for an Airport Supervisor are there in the aviation industry only.
The working hours of an Airport Supervisor are not fixed.
It is a very demanding job and can often get very hectic to manage.