ACC Airport Law Basics for Planners and Engineers On-Demand Webinar

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    • ACC Member - $329
    • Military (excludes contractors; .mil email required) - $329
    • Airport/Airline Employee - $329
    • Local, State or Federal Government Agency - $329
    • Academic (.edu Email Required) - $329
    • Non-member - $599

This ACC on-demand webinar will provide an overview of the unique characteristics of airport law that planners and engineers need to understand. The program will provide a background on federal regulation of airports, the statutory and regulatory scheme that derives from federal funding, and the principles of law that are unique to airport planning, construction and operation. The webinar will provide an introduction to principles of revenue use, exclusive rights, non-discrimination, and federal preemption. Participants will receive a thorough, if basic, understanding of how airport law differs from other local government law and how those differences affect planning for and construction of airport projects. 

Participants are expected to have a working understanding of how airports operate and are funded (e.g., airline charges, concessions, federal grants, PFCs) and the role that the FAA plays in operation of the national airspace system.  


At the end of this ACC on-demand webinar, participants will be able to:
• Explain which types of local government regulation do not apply to airports.
• Summarize how federal funding of airport projects pervasively affects the legal environment for not just construction bur airport operations.
• Describe the legal foundation for federal regulation of airports.
• Discuss how and when federal law interacts with airport planning and construction projects.
• Recognize pitfalls that come from misunderstanding the respective roles of the airport sponsor, the host local government, other local governments and the federal government in airport operations and development.


• Peter J. Kirsch, Esquire, Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, LLP
• Stephanie Ward, AICP, Manager, Aviation Planning, Mead & Hunt, Inc.


The registration fee for this on-demand webinar provides unlimited registration for your corporate employees for a period of six months. One individual should register, paying the appropriate fee, and ACC will follow-up with a discount code for use in registering other employees at no charge. To earn the PDH credits, each individual will register separately using the discount code, view the recorded webinar in its entirety, complete the evaluation survey, and earn a score of 70% or better on the quiz. Each registrant must have an ACC Training Hub user account to register.

If you should have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to


ACC On-Demand Webinar
Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin.
Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Participants must use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Mozilla Firefox as their web browser to view this recorded webinar. To earn PDH credits, participants will need to view the recording in its entirety.
Evaluation Survey
8 Questions
8 Questions Participants are required to complete the evaluation survey to earn PDH credits for attendance.
Quiz to Earn PDH Credits
5 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  70/100 points to pass
5 Questions  |  3 attempts  |  70/100 points to pass To earn 1.5 PDH credits for this ACC on-demand webinar, participants must take the 5 question quiz and earn a score of 70% or better. Participants have three attempts to pass the quiz. Within 30 days of successfully passing the quiz, ACC will report your attendance/PDH credits directly to You will receive notification from ACEC/RCEP when your credits have been reported by ACC. Log-in to your RCEP account to download/print your certificate of completion.
PDH Credits For Your Dashboard Training Record
1.50 PDH credits  |  No certificate available
1.50 PDH credits  |  No certificate available This component provides you with the ability to have the PDH credits earned reported to your ACC Training Hub Dashboard for your personal training records. NOTE: This does not replace the reporting of PDH credits by ACC to and logging in to your RCEP account to download/print an official certificate of completion.


Participants are responsible for meeting all the following criteria to earn PDH credits for this on-demand webinar: 

• Be a paid and registered participant for this training; 

View the recorded webinar in its entirety (credits are not issued for partial viewing);

• Complete and submit the evaluation survey; and 

• Pass the quiz with a score of 70% or better.


ACC reports attendance and PDH credits for eligible participants directly to within 30 days of earning a 70% or better on the quiz. Participants will receive an automated email directly from RCEP/ACEC with notification of reporting of attendance/PDH credits by ACC. Participants can then log-in to their RCEP account and download/print a copy of their certificate of completion. 

If the participant does not have an existing account with RCEP, one is automatically created for them when ACC reports workshop attendance/PDH credits. The automated email sent to the participant from RCEP will include details on how to log-in to their new account, along with a temporary account password. 

PLEASE NOTE: ACC does not have access to the RCEP account of any participant, nor information on account passwords. Participants will need to contact RCEP directly at (202) 347-7474 for assistance, or can visit, enter their work email address in the log-in, and click "Forgot Password." 


If you should have any questions pertaining to the accreditation process and/or earning PDH credits, please contact