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Korhan Oyman

Professor | College of Aeronautics

Contact Information
(321) 674-8971
George M. Skurla Hall, 210B

Personal Overview

Airport Airside and Landside Operations and Management
Air Transportation Macro and Micro Level Planning
Airline Equipment Financing and Fleet Planning
Airline – Airport Service Agreements
IATA Ground Handling Agreements
Airline Fuel and Uplift Agreements
Air Taxi Operations
Airport Concession Agreements and Operations

Educational Background

PhD, Civil Aviation Management Anadolu University-Institute of Social Sciences and Graduate Studies 1998
M.S., Aviation Safety University of Central Missouri (CMSU) 1993
B.A. Public Finance Istanbul University-Faculty of Economics 1990

Professional Experience

2013 DEAN


2008 Division Director for Aviation Studies at College of Aero.

2008 Consultant to the President and Board of Trustees of Ozyegin University, private non-profit college, in Turkey.

2007 Accreditation Team Member to Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University and Emirates Aviation College by the invitation of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, United Arab Emirates.

1999-2001 Managing Director Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, Istanbul-Turkey

1993- 1995 Instructor, Lecturer Anadolu University, School of Aviation.

1995-1999 Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean of Anadolu University, School of Aviation

1995-1998Consultant and member of the subcommittee to the State Planning Office of Turkey for medium term strategic planning in aviation.

1995-1997 Liaison officer to the Northern Education Foundation Inc, for the US Dept. Of Commerce Grant of $500,000 to do a research on a potential US funded aviation training center in Turkey.

1995-1998 Project officer for the Turko-French ESAC development project.

1995-1998 Delegate to the ICAO-Trainair program for Turkey

Selected Publications

Brady, T. and Oyman, K., Personnel Training and Training Integration in the Aviation Sector, published in the proceedings of 4th National Aviation Symposium, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, April 5-6,1993.

Oyman, K., Cost Factor and Cost Control in Airline Business, published in the proceedings of Kayseri 1. Aviation Symposium, Erciyes University, Kayseri, May 13-16, 1996.

Oyman, K., The Developments and Measurements for Coping with the Civil Aviation Personnel Needs in Turkey, published in the proceedings of Turkish Air Force Academy New Millenium Aviation Conference, Istanbul, April 29-30, 1999.

Oyman, K. and Korul, V., The Effects of Airports to the Environment in which they Operate, published in the proceedings of Kayseri 3. Aviation Symposium, Erciyes University, Kayseri, May 10-12, 2002.

Oyman, K., Financial Methods and Application in Airport Investments, published in the proceedings of Kayseri 3. Aviation Symposium, Erciyes University, Kayseri, May 10-12, 2002.

Articles published in Turkish national magazines:

Oyman K., Regional Air Transportation and Corporate Aviation in Turkey, Turkish Aviation Magazine, Volume 7, issue 32-33, pp. 38-43, Arti Publications, 2001.

Oyman, K. SGI: Istanbuls New international Airport, Turkish Aviation Magazine, Volume 8, issue 35-36, pp.32-41, Arti Publications, Istanbul, 2002.

Supervised Thesis and Dissertations:

Doctoral Candidate: Korul, V. Environmental Management at Airports and Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of International Airports in Turkey, Catalog No#101646, 276 pages, Eskisehir, 2001. (Currently Asst. Prof. at the School of Aviation, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey.)

Doctoral Candidate: Kucukonal, H. Airport Security and a Security System Proposal for Sabiha Gokcen International (SGI) Airport, Catalog No#101655, 238 pages, Eskisehir, 2001. ( Currently Asst. Dir. and Professor at the School Of Aviation, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey).

Master Candidate: Emir, A., Privatization in Airlines and the Applications of the Privatizations in Turkish Airlines, Catalog No#101666, 251 pages, Eskisehir, 2001. (Currently Operations Supervisor at SGI airport)
Staff writer and weekly columnist in Turkish online aviation and travel newspapers since 2005 : and

Recognition & Awards



ACRP project: "Airports and the newest generation of general aviation aircraft"

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