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Aerodrome operations

The aerodromes unit provides this information to assist with the operational needs of aerodrome operators.

Bird and animal hazards

The Australian Aviation Wildlife Hazard Group (AAWHG) is recognised as Australia’s primary aviation wildlife hazard management reference body, and fulfils Australia’s commitment to have a national bird strike committee as recommended by ICAO.

Mailing list

Stay up to date with the latest information on operational issues by subscribing to the aerodromes mailing list.

Aerodrome manual template and guide

An aerodrome manual is a fundamental requirement in obtaining and maintaining aerodrome certification.

To assist in the development of a compliant aerodrome manual, a manual template and guide aligned with the new rules which commence in August 2020, is now available.

The manual template for the existing rules has been withdrawn and is available on request.

Rules and regulations

This page describes some of the regulations that affect aerodrome owners.

Last modified: 5 November 2020