Approval as an Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Service - Australian Government


You will need this approval if you intend to provide fire fighting services and rescue operations at an aerodrome. An aerodrome is an area of land or water, including any buildings, installations and equipment, which is used wholly or partly for the arrival, departure, or movement of aircraft.

It is a requirement that any rescue operation or fire fighting on aerodrome property is undertaken by authorised individuals.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $160.00

Fee per hour spent on the inspection and assessment of the application. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Australian Government

Application process


Please lodge your completed application with the following information:

  • details of your Standard Operating Procedures
  • a copy of your Organisational Chart
  • a copy of your Operations Manual.

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Airspace and Aerodrome Regulation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.