ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices

This section contains information on New Zealand’s compliance with, and differences from, the Annexes to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, and also comprises the list of differences from ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and Procedures referred to in AIPNZ GEN 1.7.

‘Compliance Checklists’ are pro-forma reports generated by CAA from ICAO’s electronic filing of differences (EFOD) system, commissioned in late 2010.

Annex 1
(PDF 827 KB)
Personnel Licensing
Annex 2
(PDF 319 KB)
Rules of the Air
Annex 3
(PDF 352 KB)
Meteorological Service for International Air Navigation
Annex 4
(PDF 668 KB)
Aeronautical Charts
Annex 5
(PDF 174 KB)
Units of Measurement to be Used in Air and Ground Operations
Annex 6 Part 1
(PDF 816 KB)
International Commercial Air Transport –  Aeroplanes
Annex 6 Part 2
PDF 619 KB)
International General Aviation – Aeroplanes
Note: The term 'General Aviation' in the ICAO sense is not GA as we know it in New Zealand. Their definition of a GA operation is “An aircraft operation other than a commercial air transport operation or an aerial work operation.”
Annex 6 Part 3
PDF 817 KB)
International Operations – Helicopters
Annex 7
(PDF 138 KB)
Aircraft Nationality and Registration Marks
Annex 8
(PDF 1.1 MB)
Airworthiness of Aircraft
Annex 9 Facilitation
Annex 10 Volume I Radio Navigation Aids
Annex 10 Volume II Communications Procedures 
Annex 10 Volume III Communications Systems
Annex 10 Volume IV Surveillance Radar and Collision Avoidance Systems
Annex 10 Volume V Aeronautical Radio Frequency Spectrum Utilization
Annex 11 Air Traffic Services
Annex 12 Search and Rescue
Annex 13 Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation
Annex 14 Volume I
(PDF 1.1 MB)
Aerodrome Design and Construction
Annex 14 Volume II Heliports
Annex 15 Aeronautical Information Services
Annex 16 Volume I Environmental Protection –  Aircraft Noise
Annex 16 Volume II Environmental Protection –  Aircraft Engine Emissions
Annex 18 The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air
Annex 19 Safety Management
Document 4444 Differences  Air Traffic Management (PANS–ATM)