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Part 139 (Aerodromes) Manual of Standards - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this manual if you intend to operate 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.

This manual sets out the regulatory regime of aerodromes used by aeroplanes conducting air transport operations.

The manual provides that aerodromes are to be certified or registered, and contains rules, mandatory standards, procedures and guidance information relating to the planning, design and operation of aerodromes.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 Australian Government

Administering agency

Civil Aviation Safety Authority

Airspace and Aerodrome Regulation

Contact details

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