The safety and efficiency standards to be complied with by the aerodrome owners and/or operators are laid out as Standards and Recommended Practices [SARPS] of Annex 14 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation and Aerodrome Directives published by Department of Civil Aviation. They form the basis for an assessment for the certification, licensing and registration of aerodrome, taking into account the scale and scope of the aviation activity that is to take place at the aerodrome. All aspects of the aerodrome and its management which have an impact on aeronautical safety are considered.
The Aerodrome Standards Division works closely with aerodromes owners and/or operators to establish efficient safety management systems in order to maintain and, where possible, increase safety levels against a background of forecast growth and demands of the aviation industry.
The primary role of Aerodrome Standards Division is to regulate aerodrome activities in ensuring safe and efficient