Ensure the safe takeoff and landing of commercial and military aircraft. Duties include coordination between air-traffic control and maintenance personnel; dispatching; using airfield landing and navigational aids; implementing airfield safety procedures; monitoring and maintaining flight records; and applying knowledge of weather information.
Airport Duty Manager, Airport Manager, Airport Operations Coordinator, Airport Operations Duty Manager, Airport Operations Manager, Airport Operations Officer, Airport Operations Specialist, Assistant Manager Airside Operations, Flight Follower, Operations Agent, Operations Coordinator, Operations Specialist, Operations Supervisor
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