Cost & Payment
Full payment is due upon arrival for training. Acceptable forms of payment are the following: American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, cash, cashier's check, money order, certified check, and traveler's checks. These checks must be made out to "ATP". Personal and company checks are not accepted.
Designated Examiner's Fee
The examiner’s fee is not included in the course cost. This fee is $400 and is payable directly to the examiner in cash only.
GI Bill® Eligible
This program is approved to train veterans under the GI Bill. Please call (904) 595-7995 for details.
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website
The ATP Aircraft Dispatcher Academy is located just south of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Aircraft dispatcher students have access to the resources available at the academy between 6am-10pm, seven days per week.
View additional information about the ATP Aircraft Dispatcher Academy.
Schedule Your Start Date
ATP's Aircraft Dispatcher Training Program is a full time program. Classes are typically held from 8:00a to 5:00p Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend attendance required.
To schedule your Aircraft Dispatcher Training Course call 1-904-595-7950, Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.
To reserve a training date and cover the cost of non-returnable training materials, ATP requires a $500 non-refundable first payment. This payment will be credited towards your program cost.
Acceptable forms of payment at the ATP Aircraft Dispatcher Academy include: cash, cashier's check, money order, certified check or traveler's checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Personal and company checks are not accepted.
Night Classes Available!
ATP now offers night classes for the Aircraft Dispatcher Training Program. Please call 1-904-595-7950 for further details.
Upcoming Class Dates
Training starts at 08:00 (unless otherwise indicated).
- English Proficient
- 21 Years of Age (see below)
Per FAA regulations, the minimum age to be issued an aircraft dispatcher certificate is 23 year old. However, those not younger than 21 years of age may enroll in the Aircraft Dispatcher Training Program and take the FAA aircraft dispatcher practical exam. Upon successful completion of both, the applicant will be issued the aircraft dispatcher certificate after his or her 23rd birthday.
- Current, Government-Issued Photo ID containing Photo, Address, Signature and Date of Birth
- Photo ID’s containing a PO Box instead of a Physical Address must be accompanied by proof of a physical address (not a PO Box) using your government-issued photo ID or one of the Acceptable Forms Of Applicant Address Verification found on page 3 of the Authorization Requirements Matrix.
- Second Form of Photo ID
- If you intend to apply for the GI Bill® to help pay for this program (available in Dallas only), you must also bring the following required enrollment documentation:
- Certificate of eligibility
- Photocopy of Joint Services Transcript (or USAF transcripts)
- First Class FAA Medical dated within the last 6 months
A laptop computer is highly recommended, but is not required.
You will be receiving your aircraft dispatcher training at airline training centers that have strict dress codes. The dress code for all training is business casual. Wear a collared shirt, long pants and business shoes. Military flight suits, shorts, jeans, t-shirts, tennis shoes and open-toed shoes are not acceptable.