Published date: 24 November 2021


This AC describes an acceptable means of compliance with Civil Aviation Rule Part 139 relating to aerodrome design requirements.


This material is intended for:

It is also recommended for any other aerodromes used by aeroplanes conducting air transport operations under Parts 125 and 135.

Related rules

This advisory circular relates to Part 139 - specifically rule 139.51.

Change notice

Revision 6 amends a discrepancy with content in ICAO Annex 14 regarding stated pressures of an aircraft medium and high tyre pressure values referred to in the third table under section 2.5.6, Maximum allowable tire pressure category, on page 20. It also takes the opportunity to add a Version History.