CASR Part 172 - Air traffic service providers
Part 172 of CASR 1998 specifies the regulatory framework for the approval of air traffic services providers. It includes standards for air traffic facilities, safety management and the provision of air traffic services.
Who Part 172 affects
- Airservices Australia
- Aerodrome operators
- The aviation community
- Department of Defence, if it chooses to certify its air traffic control operations under Part 172. (However, Defence does not require approval for the provision of services to civil aircraft as it operates under its own Act.)
Part 172 can be found in volume 4 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998. Recent amendments to this Part may be listed in the Unincorporated Amendments.
Manual of Standards
The most recent Part 172 MOS compilation was registered on 17 February 2014. Historical amendments to the Part 172 MOS can be accessed by selecting ‘View Series’.
The Manual of Standards Parts 139, 171, 172 and 173 Amendment Instrument 2016 (No. 1) commenced on 3 March 2016.
The amendments introduce standards for 2 new categories of low visibility landing operations, being special authorisation (SA) CAT I and SA CAT II operations, which may only be used by aircraft operated under an authorisation granted by CASA.
|AC 172-1(0)||Guidelines for preparing a Safety Management System (SMS)||(September 2005)|
|AC 172-2(0)||Guidelines for preparing safety cases covering CASR Part 172 services||(September 2005)|
Part 172 History
The Part 172 history includes project and consultation activities conducted in relation to Part 172.
View the Key Proposals for the initial development of Part 172.