Certified Aerodromes must have an Aerodrome Operator approved by the Authority. The applicant organisation seeking to be an approved Aerodrome Operator has to submit a Compliance Statement IAW Defence Aviation Safety Regulations (DASR) 139.30. The appointment of the Aerodrome Operator is in place to ensure that the personnel fully understand the roles and responsibilities required for operating and maintaining the aerodrome(s) and an organisation, systems and processes are in place to achieve the required roles and responsibilities. The Aerodrome Operator has overall accountability for all operational procedures.  

What We Do

The DASA will guide Aerodrome Operators through the application process and review applications in order to provide Organisational Approval in order to be appointed as an Aerodrome Operator.

How Do I Apply?

An application to become a Certified Aerodrome Operator can be made by submitting a Compliance Statement (DASR 139.30) to A Compliance Statement Template can be found in the Downloads section of this webpage.

I Want To Learn Moreā€¦

If you want to learn more about Requirements for Aerodrome Operator Approval, please consult the following resources:

Guidance Material

Training and Education

DASR Forms

  • DASR Form - Aerodrome Operator Compliance Statement (TBD)

    Application Form


  • Aerodrome Operator Compliance Statement Template (TBD)



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For DASR queries please submit a DASR Query Form (DQF) Form 110