Aerodrome Standards

Aerodromes and Air Navigation

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The Aerodrome Standards Section is composed of a number of specialists in sectors such as airports, water airports, heliports, airside safety, fire fighting and airport safety management systems.

The Aerodrome Standards Section is responsible for a number of activities directed at enhancing the safety of operations at aerodromes and airports. These activities include elements such as:

  • Developing and amending the content of Part III of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs);
  • Evaluating requests for exemptions from airports standards
  • (see Civil Aviation Directive #1);
  • Providing technical assistance, advice and support to the regional offices of Aerodrome Safety in support of requests from aerodrome or airport operators;
  • Elaboration of Aeronautical Studies and Risk Assessments.

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