Part 139 - Aerodrome - Certification, Operation and Use

This compilation of the above Civil Aviation Rule was made by the Civil Aviation Authority as a reference document to provide details of the current rule requirements. It is not the official version of the Rule and should only be used as a reference document. It does not contain the statement specifying the Rule Objective, and the Extent of Consultation.

Rule brief

The objective of Part 139 is to provide the regulatory requirements relating to—

  • the certification and operation of aerodromes
  • the security measures applicable to aerodromes
  • the use of aerodromes by aircraft operators

Part 139 adopts the standard layout for the rule parts relating to the certification of organisations. The layout prescribes specific requirements for the certification (entry standards), operation (continued operations), and safety audit (surveillance) of aerodromes. Part 139 also details the requirements for security measures to be complied with by the aerodrome certificate holder.