Part 172 - Air Traffic Service Organisations - Certification

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 purpose of Part 172 is to prescribe the certification requirements, for the issue of an aviation document, for organisations currently providing, or intending to provide, any air traffic service. While all air traffic services in New Zealand are currently provided by the Airways Corporation of New Zealand Limited there is scope for other organisations to enter the market.

Air traffic services include:

  • Aerodrome control service
  • Approach control service
  • Area control service
  • Flight information service
  • Aerodrome flight information service

and all these services incorporate the provision of an alerting service.