Published date: 7 October 2011


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with Civil Aviation Rule Part 139.71, Wildlife Hazard Management, in relation to the control of bird hazards at aerodromes.

The AC also contains information related to the control of birds in the vicinity of aerodromes for the guidance of aerodrome operators and local territorial authorities.

The AC is not exhaustive in addressing how to control bird hazards. It presents a compilation of methods to assist aerodrome operators and local territorial authorities to establish or enhance a bird hazard management programme, and may raise issues for their further consideration.

Related rules

This AC relates specifically to Civil Aviation Rule Part 139.

Change notice

This is the initial issue of AC139-16.