Aerodromes

The aerodrome certification procedures should ensure full compliance with, and have as a control, the aerodrome certification regulations promulgated by the Zambia Civil Aviation Authority.The procedures are in conformity with the Zambia Civil Aviation Requirements Part 14 (ZCARs) on aerodrome certification page, 14.4

Aerodrome Categories

Category A - comprising the primary international aerodromes, appropriate for use by aircraft of maximum certificated take off mass of sixty thousand kilograms or more and are available for use by both domestic and international air traffic and where air traffic services are available on a twenty four hour basis;

Category B - comprising secondary international aerodromes, appropriate for use by aircraft of maximum certificated take off mass above five thousand seven hundred kilograms but below sixty thousand kilograms and available for use by both international and domestic air traffic, where the formalities of customs, immigration, health and similar procedures are made available with prior notice; 

Category C - comprising public and private aerodromes, appropriate for use by aircraft of maximum certificated take off mass of twenty thousand kilograms or less, available for use by domestic air traffic;

Category D -  comprising public and private aerodromes available only for domestic air traffic including Government and privately owned aerodromes used by aircraft of maximum take-off mass of five thousand seven hundred kilograms;

Category E - comprising public and private aerodromes available for use by helicopters onlycomprising public and private aerodromes, appropriate for use by aircraft of maximum certificated take off mass of twenty thousand kilograms or less, available for use by domestic air traffic;

Application of Part

This Part applies to aerodromes in category A.

The Authority may, by notice in the Gazette, determine the aerodromes in category B to which this Part may apply.

1. Application for certificate

An application for a certificate shall be submitted in a form prescribed by the Authority and shall be accompanied by two copies of the aerodrome manual;A plan for the aerodrome;An environmental impact assessment report;Approval from any relevant authority;Proof of financial capability;Particulars of any noncompliance or deviations from the appropriate aerodrome design, operation or equipment standards;Particulars of the airspace classification requirements; and Charges as prescribed by the Authority in the Aeronautical Information Publication or Aeronautical Information Circular.

2. Conditions for issuance of certificate

A certificate may be issued subject to any conditions that may be prescribed by the Authority. The Authority shall endorse on a certificate the conditions for use of an aerodrome and any other details as may be deemed necessary by the Authority.

3. Breach of conditions of certificate

The breach of any condition subject to which a certificate is issued including any approval, permission or exemption shall render the certificate invalid.

4. Issuance of certificate

The Authority shall issue a licence in the prescribed form and manner where the Authority is satisfied that the applicant and the personnel of the applicant are adequate in number and have the necessary competency and experience to operate and maintain an aerodrome.

Note: These regulation have been taken from ZCARs Part 14 which is made available for downloading from the www.caa.co.zm under download menu.

Licensing of Aerodromes

Application of Part

This Part applies to aerodromes in categories B, C, D and E except where otherwise specified.

An application for a licence shall be made in the prescribed form accompanied by:-

An aerodrome manual;Plan for the aerodrome;An environmental impact assessment report;Approval from any relevant authority;Proof of financial capability in the case of aerodromes in Category B;Particulars of any noncompliance or deviations from the appropriate aerodrome design, operation or equipment standards;Particulars of the airspace classification requirements; andCharges as prescribed in the Aeronautical Information Publication or Aeronautical Information Circular by the Authority.

Conditions for Issuance of Licence

A licence may be issued subject to any conditions that may be prescribed by the Authority. The Authority shall endorse on a licence the conditions for use of an aerodrome and any other details as may be deemed necessary by the Authority. Subject to regulation (14.3.3.4), where an applicant requests or the Authority considers that an aerodrome should be available for public use, a licence may be granted subject to a condition that the aerodrome shall at all times be available to all persons on equal terms and conditions. An aerodrome operator may refuse an aircraft from using the aerodrome except in an emergency situation.

Issuance of Licence

The Authority shall issue a licence in the prescribed form and manner where-

An applicant is found to be competent to operate an aerodrome on consideration of the previous conduct and experience of the applicant, the equipment, organisation, staffing, maintenance and other arrangements of the applicant;

The physical characteristics of the aerodrome and its surroundings are safe for use by aircraft; and

An applicant for a licence, for category B and C aerodromes complies with the Civil Aviation (Security) Regulations.

The issuance of a licence shall be subject to compliance with these Regulations and standards prescribed by the Authority and any other condition as may be specified or notified by the Authority in accordance with safety audit and inspection.

The Authority refuses to grant a licence to an applicant, it shall notify the applicant in writing, of the reasons for the refusal, not later than fourteen days after making that decision.

A person shall not operate an aerodrome without a licence issued by the Authority. 

Aerodrome Licence

A licence shall specify

1. The reference code for which the aerodrome is licensed;

2. The restrictions, if any, relating to noncompliance with or deviations from –

3. The appropriate aerodrome design, operation or equipment standards;

4. The appropriate airspace classification requirements; and

5. The period of validity of the licence.

6. A licence issued under these Regulations shall not be transferable.

Validity of Licence

1. A licence issued under these Regulations shall be valid for a period of two years and shall remain in force until it expires or is suspended or cancelled by the Authority, in accordance with regulation ZCARs Part 14 on paragraph 14.3.10.

2. A holder of an aerodrome licence which is suspended or cancelled shall within thirty days of the suspension or cancellation, surrender the licence to the Authority.

3. Notwithstanding regulation (2), where an aerodrome licence is suspended for a period of less than thirty days, a holder of the licence shall surrender the licence immediately.

Renewal of Licence

1. An application for the renewal of a licence shall be made to the Authority in the prescribed form and shall be accompanied by:

2. The aerodrome manual;

3. Particulars of deviations, if any, from the appropriate design, operation or equipment standards;

4. Particulars of the appropriate airspace classification requirements; and

5. the appropriate charges as prescribed in the Aeronautical Information Publication or Aeronautical Information Circular by the Authority.

6. An application for renewal shall be submitted sixty days before the expiry of the licence.

7. The renewal of a licence shall be subject to compliance with these Regulations, standards prescribed by the Authority and any other conditions as may be specified or notified by the Authority as determined by safety inspections and audit procedures by the Authority, before the renewal of the licence.

Amendment of Licence

1. An application for amendment of a licence shall be submitted in a form prescribed by the Authority.

2. The Authority may request that the application be accompanied by any or all of the following

3. An aerodrome manual;

4. A plan for the aerodrome;

5. An environmental impact assessment report;

6. Approval from any relevant authority;

7. proof of financial capability;

8. Particulars of any noncompliance or deviations from the appropriate aerodrome design, operation or equipment standards;

9. Particulars of the airspace classification requirements; and

10. Charges as prescribed in the Aeronautical Information Publication or Aeronautical Information Circular by the Authority.

 

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