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aerodrome

(US), airdrome
a landing area, esp for private aircraft, that is usually smaller than an airport
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aerodrome

[′e·rō‚drōm]
(civil engineering)
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aerodrome

aerodrome
An airfield. A defined area on land or water (including any runway(s), taxi tracks, aprons, buildings, installations, and equipment) intended to be used either wholly or in part for the parking, maintenance, arrival, departure, and surface movement of aircraft (ICAO). When used in the provisions relating to flight plans and ATS (air traffic services) messages, it covers sites other than aerodromes that may be used by certain types of aircraft (e.g., helicopters, seaplanes, or balloons). Aerodromes are depicted on aeronautical charts as shown in the illustration.
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Saif Al Suwaidi -- director general GCAA, said: "The Aerodrome Flight Information Service Regulations are the first in this region, and in fact amongst the first in the world.
The government of Canada is working in partnership with industry and community stakeholders to support safe and responsible aerodrome development.
The Aerodrome Certificate endorses the airport's compliance with the Bahrain Aerodrome Standards and Certification Regulations, CAR 001, and fulfils the standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.
Safety checks will be conducted within an area up to 35 kilometres from the local aerodrome using a twin-engine Cessna Conquest aircraft.
"The name given to an aerodrome for commercial purposes will not be used in correspondence with the CAA."
In 2001, ICAO established the Manual on Certification of Aerodromes, which defines the regulatory framework intended to ensure that the facilities, equipment and operating procedures at aerodromes comply with the ICAO standards and recommended practices.
A twin engine Cessna Conquest aircraft will be used to conduct the safety checks within a 35km area of the aerodromes, with low level flights being conducted to ensure that flight paths continue to operate safely.

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