Published date: 30 October 2015


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with the requirements relating to aerodrome emergency planning.

This material is intended for applicants for and holders of—

  • an aerodrome operator certificate; and
  • a qualifying aerodrome operator certificate.

It is also recommended to operators of non-certificated aerodromes.

Related rules

This advisory circular relates to Civil Aviation Rule Part 139 - specifically rule 139.57 regarding aerodrome emergency plans, rule 139.109 for maintaining those plans, and rule 139.23 for qualifying aerodrome operator determination.

Change notice

Revision 1 updates the content of this advisory circular to align with the latest amendment to Part 139; and makes editorial and formatting changes.