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


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 is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Environment Protection) Regulations 1997 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development

Aviation and Airports

Aviation Environment

Contact details

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Aviation Environment

Aviation and Airports

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development

Toll Free: 1800 075 001
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