School of Aviation

Rod Sullivan
Mr. Rod Sullivan

Mr Rod Sullivan

BE (Civil) (Qld), BEcon (Qld), GradDipAdmin (CU)

Casual Academic

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 UNSW Aviation, The University of NSW, Sydney NSW 2052

Rod Sullivan currently teaches a range of Airport Operations, Planning and Management subject for UNSW's undergraduate and postgraduate programs in aviation. He is an airport consultant with experience in airport standards development and implementation, airport safety regulation, airport planning, apron layout design and operational training. In particular, Rod Sullivan has provided advice to airport operators and airlines on the interpretation and application of standards contained in the CASA document Rules and Practices for Aerodromes.

He has prepared airport operations manuals, conducted airport safety inspections and provided training for operational staff at Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin, Hobart, Launceston, Canberra and a number of regional airports.

He has also conducted airside driving training courses for Qantas.

Professional Activities

In the context of airport master planning Rod Sullivan has designed apron layouts for a number of airports, most notably for Melbourne, to accommodate the parking of aircraft and ground servicing equipment and to facilitate the movement of GSE and other ground vehicles.

Teaching Responsibilities

AVIA5006 - Airport Planning - Course Coordinator
AVIA5007 - Airport Management - Course Coordinator