Part 172 of CASR Air Traffic Service Providers

Rule status

Part 172 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) sets out requirements for the approval of air traffic service providers.

The Part includes standards for:

  • air traffic facilities
  • safety management
  • provision of air traffic services. 

Who it affects

Part 172 affects:

  • Airservices Australia
  • aerodrome operators
  • the aviation community
  • Department of Defence, if it chooses to comply with the standards specified in Part 172 of CASR. 

Legislative instruments

Legislative instruments include exemptions to regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards.

Exemptions may apply to a broad range of people.

Instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of legislative instruments.

1 legislative instruments available

Part 172 Manual of Standards
Commences:

Non-legislative instruments

Non-legislative instruments apply to a particular person. Some exemptions to regulatory requirements in aviation regulations or a Manual of Standards may be listed here.

Non-legislative instruments related to this part will display in this space or you can view our list of non-legislative instruments.

4 non-legislative instruments available

Guidance material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance to explain particular regulatory requirements of a CASR Part. Guidance material relating to this part will appear in this space or you can view all our guidance material.

2 guidance material available

Updated:

Advisory Circular AC 172-01 provides guidelines for a safety management system (SMS) that complies with the Part 172 requirements.

Advisory Circular Version: 1.0
Updated:

Advisory Circular AC 172-02 provides guidelines for air traffic service providers to the preparation of safety cases to support a new service or a proposed change to an existing service.

Advisory Circular Version: 1.1
Date published:
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/rules/part-172-casr-air-traffic-service-providers
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