Published date: 30 October 2015


This Advisory Circular (AC) describes an acceptable means of compliance with Civil Aviation Rule Part 139 relating to aerodrome inspection programme and aerodrome condition reporting requirements.

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 AC relates to Civil Aviation Rule Part 139 Aerodromes—Certification, Operation and Use specifically rules 139.23, 139.117 and 139.123, for qualifying aerodrome operator determination.

Change notice

Revision 4 updates the content of this advisory circular to align with the latest amendment to Part 139; and makes editorial and formatting changes.