Air Force

1C7X1:Airfield Management

They manage operations at airfields, including coordinating with civil engineering, air traffic control, and other entities on base to maintain safe aircraft operations and conditions.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

They must handle any number of duties such as performing regular inspections and working with the maintenance staff to make necessary repairs if required. If there is inclement weather, they often may have to make the determination if the runway must be closed.

Military Duties Translated:

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.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Airport Operations Coordinator