Part 9 of CAR Aerodromes

Rule status

Current

Part 9 of Civil Aviation Regulations (CAR) sets out requirements for:

  • the protection of third-party rights in relation to the use of an aerodrome by an aircraft
  • dangerous lights exhibited at or in:
    • the neighbourhood of an aerodrome
    • the neighbourhood of an air route
    • an airway facility on an air route or airway
  • the removal or marking of objects which constitute obstructions or potential hazards to air navigation. 

Who it affects

Part 9 of CAR affects:

  • aircraft operators
  • pilots
  • unregulated aerodrome operators (aeroplane landing areas).

It also affects owners of structures and other places which:

  • exhibit dangerous lights
  • infringe defined limits
  • constitute a potential hazard to aircraft in the vicinity of an aerodrome
  • where stored food waste near an aerodrome creates a potential hazard to aircraft by attracting birds.

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.

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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.

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Guidance material

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

Date published:
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/rules/part-9-car-aerodromes
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