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Registration of an Aerodrome - Australian Government


You will require this registration if you intend to operate an aerodrome with a runway that can only support aircraft:

  • with a maximum passenger seating capacity of less than 30 seats
  • with a maximum carrying capacity of less than 3,400 kilograms.

If you operate an aerodrome that is over the above mentioned capacity limits, you will need to apply for certification rather than registration.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must provide a written statement that is signed by an approved person stating that they have performed a safety inspection and the aerodrome meets the applicable safety standards for operation.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $160.00

Fees per hour spent on the inspection and assessment of the application. Fees for 2024-25


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

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

Supporting information