Australian Standard AS 3580.5.1 Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Ambient Air - Determination of Oxides of Nitrogen - Direct Reading Instrumental Method - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an airport lessee company, or if you are the occupier of an airport site. This Standard sets out a method for the determination of the concentration of oxides of nitrogen in ambient air to ascertain whether the amount of oxides re under the acceptable limit.

The method is applicable to ambient air containing oxides of nitrogen at a concentration of less than 1 ppm by volume. Nitric oxide and total oxides of nitrogen may be measured. These pollutants are from any stationary activity that involves the burning of fuel.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Environment Protection) Regulations 1997 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment


Operating address:
111 Alinga Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO Box 594
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800075001

Phone:

02 62747111
regulation@infrastructure.gov.au

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