ICAO SAFETY OBJECTIVES Certification of Aerodromes by ao9zW50

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									  ICAO SAFETY OBJECTIVES

Certification of Aerodromes –
  Principles and Procedure



                    Arun K. R. Rao
           Chief, Aerodromes, Air Routes, &
   Ground Aids (AGA) Section, ICAO (HQ),
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       ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
       Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
              5 & 6 September 2003
Contents of The Manual on Certification of
 Aerodromes (Doc 9774):
   Introduction
   Aerodrome certification regulatory system
   Model regulations
   Certification procedure
   Regulatory authority
   Details to be included in an aerodrome manual
   Safety management system
   Sample forms

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      ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
      Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
             5 & 6 September 2003

 Prerequisites for certification:
   Availability of appropriate national legislation &
    regulations – Basic aviation law authorizing
    establishment of the CAA, adoption of
    regulations, empower DGCA to issue, transfer,
    refuse or cancel certificates etc.;
   Organisational infrastructure;
   Well-trained and qualified staff for evaluation of
    application, inspection of airport infrastructure,
    safety procedures and checks.


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      ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
      Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
             5 & 6 September 2003

 Intent of aerodrome certification
  requirements:

   To ensure compliance with applicable ICAO
    Standards and Recommended Practices, and
    National regulations and procedures;
   To provide safe and adequate services to
    meet the needs of the travelling public;
   Further reduce the low accident rate in view
    of sustained growth of air traffic;
   Take suitable safety initiatives


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        ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
        Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
               5 & 6 September 2003

Model regulations:
   General explanation of the intent of certification;
   Submission of application & aerodrome manual;
   Assessing applicant’s capability and adequacy of
    the airport infrastructure;
   Aerodrome operator’s obligations;
   Validity of a certificate;
   Endorsement of conditions of operation;
   Surrender/transfer/revocation of certificate;
   Exemptions, if any.

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        ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
        Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
               5 & 6 September 2003

Aerodrome certification procedure:
   Certification procedure to ensure full compliance
    with the State regulations;
   The Process – assessment of applicant’s
    capability, the adequacy of the facilities and
    services by on-site inspection and verification by
    qualified inspectors, acceptance/approval of the
    aerodrome manual submitted by the applicant;
   Issue/transfer/revoke the certificate as
    appropriate;
   Notification of the aerodrome’s certified status in
    the AIP.

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        Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
               5 & 6 September 2003
Regulatory authority:
 Establishment of a Directorate of Aerodrome
  Safety and Standards (DASS);
 Functions and Responsibilities of DASS:-
   assessing and evaluating an applicant’s capability
    to safely operate and maintain the airport;
   conducting periodic inspections and audits to
    ensure that the operating conditions are safe;
   Overseeing co-ordination between the aerodrome
    operator and other agencies e.g. air traffic services
    and aviation security agency etc.
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      ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
      Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
             5 & 6 September 2003

Main components of an Aerodrome Manual are:

  A General Section explaining the purpose and
   scope of the manual
  Administrative details of the operator
  Information on aerodrome facilities
  Information on aerodrome services
  Aerodrome operating plans, procedures and
   safety measures
  Safety Management systems

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       ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
       Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
              5 & 6 September 2003

Administrative details to include:

   Name(s) of the aerodrome owner and operator;
   The operating conditions (day only or night also,
    VFR/IFR);
   Critical aircraft operating ;
   Airport operations e.g. utilisation of primary RWY,
    SIRO, helicopter activity etc.;
   Operating limitations, if any, such as noise
    abatement procedures, flight restrictions over
    certain areas etc.

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       ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
       Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
              5 & 6 September 2003

Information on Aerodrome facilities to include:

   Physical characteristics of each RWY, TWY and
    apron individually including geographical co-
    ordinates, ACN/PCN values etc.;
   Visual aids available at the aerodrome including
    wind direction indicators, airfield marking and
    lighting;
   Obstacles limitation surfaces;
   Non-visual Navaids.


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            5 & 6 September 2003


Information on aerodrome services to include:

   Aerodrome rescue and fire fighting services;
   Aerodrome emergency plan;
   Procedures for movement area maintenance;
   Procedures for maintenance of visual aids;
   Apron management and safety aspects
    including airside vehicle movement control.



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       ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
       Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
              5 & 6 September 2003

Aerodrome services (contd):

   Bird strike and wild life hazard reduction, control
    and management;
   Obstacle control on or in the vicinity;
   Disabled aircraft removal plan and procedure;
   Protection of radar and navaids sites;
   Pavement surface friction measurement, and
    rubber deposit removal;
   Low visibility operations - RVR measurement and
    reporting.

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       ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
       Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
              5 & 6 September 2003

Aerodrome operating plans and procedures:

   Handling of dangerous goods and hazardous
    materials
   Movement area access and control
   Airside inspections
   Foreign object damage (FOD) control
   Apron operational safety
   Aerodrome works safety
   Procedures for liaison with other service
    providers (ATS, AVSEC, MET etc.)

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     ACAC/ACI Seminar on Aerodrome
     Certification, Marrakech, Morocco
            5 & 6 September 2003


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THANK YOU!

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