Aerodrome Safety Functional Directive

ASD 2002-007
2002.10.24

Appendix B

AIRPORT OPERATIONS MANUAL (AOM) ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST

 

Name of Airport:  
File No.:  
Date of Assessment:  
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Compliant

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Non Compliant

Assessed By:  

Note: Where an item does not apply in respect of the site, please check N/A. Items without an N/A box are mandatory.
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(a) An airport operations manual shall contain

(a) a table of contents;

 
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(i) (b) any information relating to the administration of the airport, including

(i) a record of any amendments to the airport operations manual,

 
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(ii) (ii) a list of holders of copies of the airport operations manual or of portions thereof,  
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(iii) (iii) a description of the procedure for amendment of the airport operations manual,  
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(iv) (iv) a description of the organizational structure and operational procedures of the airport management,  
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(v) (v) an enumeration (listing) of the obligations of the operator referred to in Section 302.07,  
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(vi) (vi) an undertaking, signed by the operator, in respect of the operator's obligations under paragraphs 302.07(1)(c) and (d),

302.07 Obligation of Operator

(1) The operator of an airport shall

(c) review each issue of each aeronautical information publication on receipt thereof an, immediately after such review, notify the Minister of any inaccurate information contained therein that pertains to the airport;

(d) notify the Minister in writing at least 14 days before any change to the airport, the airport facilities or the level of service at the airport that has been planned in advance and that is likely to affect the accuracy of the information contained in an aeronautical information publication;

 
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(vii) (vii) a statement, signed by the operator, certifying that the airport operations manual is complete and accurate, and that the operator agrees to comply with all of the conditions and specifications referred to therein,  
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(viii) (viii) a statement, signed by the Minister, that the Minister has approved the airport operations manual and any amendments thereto, and  
CAR 302.08(4)(b)(ix) (ix) a copy of any agreement or memorandum of understanding that affects the operation of the airport;
Note: does not create obligation to have agreements unless specified in a regulation or standard.
 
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(i) (c) all of the information necessary to verify that the airport meets the applicable standards set out in the aerodrome standards and recommended practices publications, as they read on the date on which the airport certificate was issued, and satisfies any conditions specified by the Minister pursuant to subsection 302.03(3) in respect of

(i) physical characteristics,

     
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.2
A geometric center is established and coordinates are given in latitude and longitude to the nearest 1/10th second, and measured in accordance with the NAD 83 reference datum.  
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.5
The magnetic variation for the geometric center is determined and given to the nearest degree from the magnetic north.  
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.1
If an outer surface exists (or planned), an aerodrome reference point is established and coordinates given in latitude and longitude to the nearest second, and measured in accordance with the NAD 83 reference datum.
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.4
The aerodrome elevation shall be measured and given to the nearest 1 foot (0.3m), including any significant high and low points along the runway.  
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.6
The aerodrome reference temperature shall be given  
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.3
Runway threshold coordinates are given in latitude and longitude to the nearest 1/10th second, and measured in accordance with the NAD 83 reference datum for each instrument runway.
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.4
Runway threshold elevation is given for each instrument runway to the nearest 1 foot (0.3m) including any significant high and low points along the runway.
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.3
Runway end coordinates are given in latitude and longitude to the nearest 1/10th second, and measured in accordance with the NAD 83 reference datum for each instrument runway. (Note: This also includes the end of the displaced portion of a runway, which is suitable for aircraft operation.)
TP312
4th Edition
2.2.4
For each precision approach runway, the highest elevation within 3000 ft (915 m) beyond the landing threshold shall be measured and given to the nearest 1 foot (0.5m).
TP312
4th Edition
1.3
The aerodrome reference code number and letter are established and given in accordance with the meaning assigned to them in table 1-1 of TP312, 4th edition.
Note: Same as highest category of runway.
 
TP312
4th Edition
2.3
Runway(s) information is determined and given with respect to:
  • True/magnetic bearing to nearest degree
  • Longitudinal slope
  • Designation number
  • Runway(s) code number and letter
  • Pavement bearing strength (mandatory for International Airports)
  • Length and width to nearest 1 foot (0.3m), including displaced threshold if present
  • Runway strip length and width
  • Surface type
  • Precision, Non-Precision or Non-Instrument
 
TP312
4th Edition
2.3
Runway end safety area(s) and / or Stopway(s)
  • Length and width
  • Surface type
TP312
4th Edition
2.3
Taxiway(s)
  • Taxiway code letter
  • Pavement bearing strength (mandatory for International Airports)
  • Length and width
  • Taxiway strip width
  • Surface type
  • Displaced threshold location if applicable
 
TP312
4th Edition
2.3
Apron(s)
  • Designation
  • Surface type
  • Pavement bearing strength (mandatory for International Airports)·
  • Aircraft stands
  • Location - geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude) to nearest 1/10th of a minute

  • Maximum aircraft size (wingspan, length, pavement load rating)

TP312
4th Edition
2.3
Significant obstacle(s) in vicinity of aerodrome
  • Location given in latitude and longitude to nearest second
  • Elevation given to nearest 1 foot (0.3m)
 
TP312
4th Edition
2.3
Standard taxi routes
  • Location / routing
  • Designation
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(ii) (ii) obstacle limitation surfaces,      
TP312
4th Edition
4.1
Outer surface - elevation and dimensions to nearest 1 foot (0.3m)

Note: Applicable if instrument runway exists on airport.

TP312
4th Edition
4.2
Take-off / approach and Transitional surfaces
  • Length of inner edge from centerline
  • Distance from end (strip end)
  • Length of approach / take-off surface
  • Divergence of take-off / approach surface
  • Slopes (including Transitional surfaces)

Note: Where a transportation corridor (road, railroad or waterway) exists under the OLSs, the aerodrome operator must consider the requirements of TP312 4th edition para 4.3.1.3 when surveying the OLSs.

TP312
4th Edition
2.3.4
International Airports - ICAO Type A charts

Note: Not to exceed 5 years since last survey.

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(iii) (iii) declared distances,      
TP312
4th Edition
2.3.2
Declared distances are required for all instrument runways and code 3 and 4 runways of all types with respect to:
  • TORA
  • TODA
  • ASDA
  • LDA

Note: If SIRO or LAHSO procedures are used at the site, include reduced distances (Refer to TP312 section 8.9)

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(iv) (iv) lighting,      
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.3
Aerodrome Beacon location
TP312
4th Edition
8.5.2
ARCAL with respect to:
  • Frequency
  • Type
  • Special Operating Instructions
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.5
Approach Lighting System with respect to:
  • Type (LO, ODALS, MALSR, SSALR, ALSF2, etc)

Note: Required for Precision Runways

TP312
4th Edition
5.3.6
Visual Approach and Slope Indicator System with respect to:
  • Type (VASIS, PAPI, APAPI, etc.)
  • Location (left or right side)
  • Approach slope setting if non standard
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.7
Aerodrome Flight Maneuvering Area Hazard Lights
  • Location
  • Maintenance / Monitoring Procedures
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.9
Runway Identification Lights (RILS)
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.10
Runway Edge Lights - Indicate Lo, Med or Hi system e.g. Instrument or night operations.
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.11
Runway Threshold lights with respect to:
  • Intensity (Lo, Med or Hi)
  • Number of lights across threshold
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.11
Wing Bar lights with respect to:
  • Cat II or III operations
  • Displaced threshold (indicate the number of lights)
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.12
Runway End lights with respect to:
  • Intensity (Lo, Med or Hi)
  • Number of lights across runway end
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.13
Runway Center line lights
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.14
Runway touchdown zone lights
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.15
Stopway lights with respect to intensity
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.16
Rapid exit taxiway center line lights with respect to:
  • Location
  • Serving which runway?
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.16
Taxiway center line lights with respect to:
  • Location
  • Low visibility route?
  • Standard taxi route?
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.17
Taxiway Edge lights with respect to:
  • Location (Specific apron or taxiway)
  • Intensity
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.19
Taxiway Intersection Lights with respect to location(s)
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.18
Stop Bars with respect to:
  • Location
  • Type (Inset or elevated)
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.20
Runway Guard Lights with respect to location(s)
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.21
Apron Flood lighting (recommendation only to implement standard if present)

Note: May be mandatory for 3rd Edition airports.

TP312
4th Edition
5.3.22
Visual Docking Guidance System (recommendation only to implement, standard if present)
TP312
4th Edition
5.3.23
Aircraft Stand Maneuvering Guidance Lights (recommendation only to implement, standard if present)
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(v) (v) markers,

Note: Airport operator to identify type and location(s) where markers exist and to what edition these are marked. (i.e. 3rd or 4th Edition)

 
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(vi) (vi) markings,

Note: Airport operator to identify the various taxiways, runways, aprons, vehicle routes, location, etc. and to identify which edition of TP312 these are marked. (i.e. 3rd or 4th Edition)

 
TP312
4th Edition
5.1.1
Wind direction indicator(s) with respect to:
  • Location(s)
  • Lighted or unlighted
 
TP312
4th Edition
5.2.9
Taxi Holding Position Markings with respect to:
  • Location(s) (taxiways, holding bays or runway / runway for SIRO/LAHSO)
  • Pattern type (A or B)
 
TP312
4th Edition
5.2.13
Apron safety lines with respect to:
  • Vehicle corridor
  • Equipment restraint lines
  • Passenger path lines
TP312
4th Edition
5.2.15
Road Holding Position Marking(s) with respect to:
  • Location
  • Paved or unpaved surface
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(vii) (vii) signs,

Note: Airport operator to identify the various taxiways, runways, aprons, vehicle routes, location, etc. and to identify to which edition of TP312 these are signed. (i.e. 3rd or 4th Edition)

     
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
Mandatory signs with respect to:
  • Location(s) (Taxi and/or road holding)
  • Type (internally illuminated, LED, reflective, etc.)
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(viii) (viii) emergency response measures,      
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
Category of service to be indicated somewhere in AOM (CAR 303)
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
Isolated Aircraft parking position
  • International Airports only
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
An aerodrome emergency response plan shall be established at an aerodrome, commensurate with the aircraft operations and other activities conducted at the aerodrome.  
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
The aerodrome emergency response plan shall provide for the coordination of the actions to be taken in a emergency occurring at an aerodrome or in its vicinity.  
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
The plan shall coordinate the response or participation of all existing agencies which, in the opinion of the appropriate authority, could be of assistance in responding to an emergency.  
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
An aerodrome which is located within 8km of a large body of water shall include in the emergency response plan the procedure for notifying the appropriate rescue coordination center in the even of an aircraft ditching or possibly ditching in the water.  
TP312
4th Edition
5.4
The aerodrome emergency plan document shall include at least the following:
  • types of emergencies planned for;
  • agencies involved in the plan (both on and off the aerodrome) along with their telephone numbers and notification process;
  • responsibility and role of each agency, the emergency operations center and the command post, for each type of emergency;
  • clearly specified commander and chain of authority for each emergency specified and covering all phases of the emergency;
  • information on names and telephone numbers of offices or people to be contacted in the case of a particular emergency;
  • a list of pertinent on-aerodrome services available with telephone numbers and contact procedures;
  • copies of Memoranda of Understanding (MOU[s]) or agreements with other agencies for mutual aid and the provision of emergency services; and
  • a grid map of the aerodrome and its immediate vicinity
 
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(ix) (ix) airport safety measures,  
TP312
4th Edition
9.4.1.1
A maintenance program including preventive maintenance where appropriate shall be established at an aerodrome to maintain facilities in a condition which does not impair the safety, regularity or efficiency of air navigation
TP312
4th Edition
8.3.1.2
That APAPI installation shall be inspected on a daily basis to detect an out of level condition.

Note: The is to be included in daily inspection if no auto shut off switch on unit.

TP312
4th Edition
9.4.3.1
That a system of preventive maintenance of visual aids shall be employed to ensure lighting and marking system reliability.
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(x) (x) access to the movement area and control procedures, and  
TP312
4th Edition
8.7.1.1
A vehicle shall be operated:

a) on the maneuvering area only as authorized by the air traffic services unit, airport operator or designate; and

b) on the apron only as authorized by the appropriate designated authority.

Note: Does airport operator describe a documented system to manage vehicle control? (See CAR 302.08(4)(c))

TP312
4th Edition
8.7.1.5
The driver of a vehicle on the movement area shall be appropriately trained for the tasks to be performed and shall comply with the instructions issued by:

a) the air traffic services unit, airport operator or designate when on the maneuvering area; and

b) the appropriate designated authority, when on the apron.

Note: Does the airport operator describe a documented system to train vehicle operators and make them aware of their obligations under 8.7.1.3, 8.7.1.4, 8.7.1.6, 8.7.1.7, 8.7.1.8 9.6.1.5 & 9.6.1.6 ? (See CAR 302.08(4)(c))

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(x) (x) access to the movement area and control procedures, and  
TP312
4th Edition
8.7.1.1
A vehicle shall be operated:

a) on the maneuvering area only as authorized by the air traffic services unit, airport operator or designate; and

b) on the apron only as authorized by the appropriate designated authority.

Note: Does airport operator describe a documented system to manage vehicle control? (See CAR 302.08(4)(c))

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(c)(xi) (xi) apron management plans and apron safety plans;  
TP312
4th Edition
9.6.1.3
An apron management service shall be provided with radiotelephony communications facilities.
TP312
4th Edition
9.6.1.4
Where low visibility procedures are in effect, persons and vehicles operating on an apron shall be restricted to the essential minimum.

Note: Check low visibility operations plan.

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(d)(i) (d) an enumeration of the facilities and services provided and the measures in effect at the airport including

(i) movement area maintenance services,

Note: Such as snow plan, rubber removal, etc.

 
TP312
4th Edition
9.4.2.13
Winter plan to indicate that chemicals which may have harmful effects on aircraft or pavements, or chemicals which may have toxic effects on the aerodrome environment, shall not be used.  
TP312
4th Edition
2.5
Procedure to monitor and report operation status including RSC / CRFI format to be used.  
Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(d)(ii) (ii) measures for the removal of disabled aircraft,

Note: See TP312, 9.3.1 for guidance.

 

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(d)(iii) (iii) A description of air traffic services, aeronautical information and communication services,  

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(d)(iv) (iv) A description of navigation aids, and  

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(d)(v) (v) A description of aviation weather services; and  

Reference Requirement Compliant
    Yes No N/A
CAR 302.08(4)(e) (e) a description of movement area services and facilities provided at the discretion of the operator.  

NPAs approved by CARC:

Helicopter Standards
Airport Emergency Planning
Winter Maintenance
Wildlife Management

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