Aerodromes

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne
Chapter

Abstract

The subject of aerodromes is addressed in Annex 14. A distinction of Annex 14 is the broad range of subjects it contains. It extends from the planning of airports and heliports to such details as switch-over times for secondary power supply; from civil engineering to illumination engineering; from provision of sophisticated rescue and fire fighting equipment to simple requirements for keeping airports clear of birds. The impact of these numerous subjects on the Annex is compounded by the rapidly changing industry which airports must support. New aircraft models, increased aircraft operations, operations in lower visibilities and technological advances in airport equipment combine to make Annex 14 one of the most rapidly changing Annexes.

Keywords

International Civil Aviation Organization Flight Crew Bird Strike Airport Authority Chicago Convention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruwantissa Abeyratne
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  1. 1.International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)QuebecCanada

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