Airport Planning and Development

Submission Deadline Marks and Feedback
Before 10am on:


20 working days after deadline (L4, 5 and 7)
15 working days after deadline (L6)
10 working days after deadline (block delivery)


Unit title & code Strategic Airport Planning & Development TAL055-2
Assignment number and title Assessment 1
Assessment type PowerPoint Slide Pack   with narration voice commentary
Weighting of assessment 40%
Size or length of assessment N/A
Unit learning outcomes  

1           Demonstrate the following knowledge and understanding

Demonstrate strong comprehension of airports and how the evolving airline industry is influencing the finance, performance, and impacts of airports.


2.       Demonstrate the following skills and abilities

·         Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between airports,  airlines and other stakeholders as a crucial contribution to the success of airports.


What am I required to do in this assignment?
You are required to produce a PowerPoint presentation covering the following :-
Describe the various stages and key elements and challenges in an airport’s development strategy. Illustrate your answers with examples from your broader self-development learning. (10 marks)
Using the airport development master plan for a specific airport of your choice:
Your chosen airport MUST NOT BE Perth International Airport Western Australia.

  • Describe your airport in terms of the key facilities, challenges and business environment. (10 marks)
  • Summarise and comment on the traffic forecasts underpinning your chosen airport’s development plan (20 marks)
  • Summarise and comment on the economic growth prospects underpinning your chosen airport’s development plan (20 marks)
  • Summarise and comment on the key environmental challenges in your chosen airport’s development plan. (20 marks)
  • Summarise and comment on the consultation and approval challenges to be faced by your chosen airport in pursuing its development plans.(20 marks)

Include a voice commentary on your presentation, and use this as an opportunity to enhance and explain the contents. (Remaining marks)

• Slide pack should include unit name, unit code, your name, and student number and the name of your chosen airport.
• You should overlay a voice commentary onto your submission. In PowerPoint. There is a Record Tab which facilitates this process.
• Your submission should be made by the deadline as specified above. Late submission will not be accepted or marked.
• This coursework is subject to University Regulations. Particular attention is drawn to the regulations on plagiarism
• Coursework should be properly referenced using the Harvard Referencing System. Students should note that correct referencing and bibliography are one of the assessment criteria. Please use the guide to referencing, below.
• It is the responsibility of a student who registers for a UK programme of study to learn about the academic practices they are required to follow. The library resources have information to help you on the following webpages:
  1. Guide to referencing:
  2. Avoiding plagiarism:
Study Hub also provides assistance at the following web page: and Study Hub is also available through BREO.

What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
In order to pass this Assessment, you need to:
• Demonstrate strong understanding of airport development principles
• Ensure you fully answer the question
• Ensure you write/present coherently and succinctly
• Ensure you reference properly to support your arguments
• Provide credible evidence and examples from your wider self-development and reading

How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?
At Level 5 this will already be clear to you based on your experience from previous learning and assessments. However we will cover the expectations throughout the various lectures and guidance seminars.

We will NOT be filling in any forms together in class as stated in the obsolete text below.


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How does assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?

This assessment will bring together some of the main and foundational themes of Strategic Airport Planning and Development

How will my assignment be marked?

Your assignment will be marked according to the threshold expectations and the criteria on the following page.

You can use them to evaluate your own work and consider your grade before you submit.