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  • Revised September 2018

    AIRSIDE VEHICLE CONTROL HANDBOOK

    BANKSTOWN AND CAMDEN AIRPORTS

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    CONTENTS

    Contents ................................................................................................................................................................................... 2 INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................................................... 3 DEFINITIONS ........................................................................................................................................................................ 4 ADA REQUIREMENTS ....................................................................................................................................................... 6 1. AUTHORITY TO DRIVE AIRSIDE AND THE REQUIREMENT TO HOLD A CURRENT STATE

    OR TERRITORY LICENCE ................................................................................................................... 7 2. VEHICLE .................................................................................................................................................. 7 3. DRIVING ................................................................................................................................................... 8 4. NIGHT DRIVING ..................................................................................................................................... 9 5. ACCIDENTS / INCIDENTS ................................................................................................................... 9 6. IMMOBILISED VEHICLES .................................................................................................................... 9 7. SUPERVISION ...................................................................................................................................... 10 8. RADIO PROCEDURES ....................................................................................................................... 10 9. OTHER LOCAL REQUIREMENTS .................................................................................................... 10 REMEMBER: ........................................................................................................................................................................ 16 ATTACHMENT "A" ............................................................................................................................................................. 17 OVERALL AIRSIDE PLAN BANKSTOWN ................................................................................................................. 17 ATTACHMENT "B" ............................................................................................................................................................. 18 OVERALL PLAN CAMDEN ............................................................................................................................................. 18 ATTACHMENT "C" ............................................................................................................................................................. 19 AIRPORTS (CONTROL OF ON-AIPORT ACITIVITIES) REGULATIONS DIVISION 4.4: ........................ 19 AIRPORTS (CONTROL OF ON-AIRPORT ACTIVITIES) REGULATIONS – REG 4.42A ...................... 19

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    INTRODUCTION

    Bankstown Airport Ltd and Camden Airport Ltd have produced this Airside Vehicle Control Handbook (Handbook) to promote greater safety awareness in respect of Airside driving. Under the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) standards, Bankstown Airport Limited (BAL) and Camden Airport Limited (CAL) are obliged to include safety Regulations in their manual particulars for the control of surface vehicles operating on, or in the vicinity of movement areas. (CASA Manual of Standards Part 139- Aerodromes) BAL/CAL also have a general duty of care under common law, and under Work Health and Safety Act 2011, Regulations and Codes of Practice, Civil Aviation Regulations, and the Air Navigation Regulations in respect to safety and security issues associated with surface vehicles operating airside.  THIS HANDBOOK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED TO PROMOTE THE SAFE AND

    ORDERLY AIRSIDE MOVEMENT OF AIRCRAFT AND VEHICULAR TRAFFIC.  ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THESE RULES IS A

    BREACH OF THE CONDITIONS AND RULES SET DOWN BY THE RELEVANT AUTHORITIES IN RESPECT OF AIRSIDE DRIVING.

     ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS HANDBOOK

    WILL BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT BY BAL/CAL IN CONSIDERING WHETHER TO EXCLUDE INDIVIDUAL DRIVERS OR THEIR EMPLOYERS FROM AIRSIDE USE OR THE OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES.

    Lee de Winton Chief Executive Officer BANKSTOWN AIRPORT LIMITED CAMDEN AIRPORT LIMITED

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    DEFINITIONS

    Air Traffic Control (ATC): Air Traffic Control process supplied by Airservices Australia to manage the air traffic system pertaining to airports. Aeronatical Radio Operators Certificate: means a certificate issued in accordance with Civil Aviation Regulation 83A. Airport: means Bankstown Airport and/or Camden Airport. Airport Operator: an Airport Operator company as defined under The Airports Act 1996. Bankstown Airport Ltd (BAL) is the Airport Operator of Bankstown Airport and Camden Airport Limited (CAL) is the Airport Operator of Camden Airport. Airport Reporting Officer: means the Operations Officer on duty monitoring Airside activity.

    Airside: means the Movement Area of the Airport, adjacent terrain and buildings or portions thereof. Airside Vehicle Control Handbook: means the rules for drivers set out in this Handbook. Approved Issuing Authority: means a person or body authorised under paragraph 4.42A (i) (c) (Attachment C) to issue ADAs or AUAs (for these see below) for the Airport. Apron: means that part of an Airport used:

    - For the purpose of enabling passengers to board, or disembark from aircraft; - For loading cargo on to, or unloading cargo from, aircraft; and /or - For refuelling, parking or carrying out maintenance on aircraft.

    Authority to Drive Airside (ADA): means an authority to drive Airside issued under regulations, 4.43 of the Airports (Control of On-Airport Activities) Regulations (Attachment C). Authority to Drive Airside Category 2 (CAT 2): means an authority authorising driving in Category 2 areas issued in accordance with ADA Requirements. Authority to Drive Airside Category 3 (CAT 3): means an authority authorising driving in Category 3 areas issued in accordance with ADA Requirements. Authority to Drive Airside Category 4 (CAT 4): means an authority authorising driving in Category 4 areas issued in accordance with ADA Requirements. Authority to Use Airside (AUA): means an authority issued in accordance with Regulation 4.44 of the Airports (Control of On-Airport Activities) Regulations (Attachment C). BAL: means Bankstown Airport Limited, the Airport Operator of Bankstown Airport. CAL: means Camden Airport Limited, the Airport Operator of Camden Airport. CASA: Civil Aviation Safety Authority Handbook: means the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook Manoeuvring Area: means that part of the Airport used for the take-off, landing and taxiing of aircraft, (i.e.; taxiways and Runways), excluding Aprons.

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    Markings: means the symbols, lines, words and figures displayed on the surface of a Movement Area, or visual distinguishing features added to vehicles. Movement Area: means that part of the Airport that is used for the surface movement of aircraft, including Manoeuvring Areas and Aprons. Perimeter Road: means an Airside road which remains clear of the Manoeuvring Areas except in areas where the road marked as a road crosses a taxiway. Supervision: means supervision in accordance with Part 7 of this Handbook. Surface Movement Control: Vehicles (SMC-v): means the radio channel used to control the movement of vehicles on Movement Areas excluding the Runway Strips. Tower: means the air traffic control tower at the Airport. Transport Security Program: means the security arrangements in force at the Airport in accordance with Section 22ZA of the Air Navigation Act. Vehicle Operator: means a person, firm, body corporate or Government Department controlling the operation of a vehicle whether as owner, hirer or otherwise. Vehicle: means a motor vehicle or other specialised airside mobile equipment, other than bicycles and tricycles.

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    ADA REQUIREMENTS

    An Authority to Drive Airside (ADA) is an authority issued by BAL/CAL that permits the holder to operate a vehicle on the Airside areas at Bankstown Airport and Camden Airport within certain designated areas, depending upon the category of ADA the driver holds.

    An applicant must demonstrate a proper and reasonable need for an ADA, and should not assume that there is a right to drive Airside. The applicant must demonstrate that there is an operational requirement for frequent unescorted access Airside before BAL/CAL will issue an ADA to that person.

    Prior to sitting the mandatory ADA test the applicant must have compl