Airport/Aerodrome certification

Certification of aerodrome/airport (aerodrome/airport operators) is performed in accordance with aviation regulation requirements:

1. “Regulations on administrative procedures related to aerodromes” approved by Government Decision No. 653 of 11.07.2018;

2. “Regulations on Administrative Requirements for Certain Categories of Aerodromes” approved by Government Decision No. 737 dated 07.10.2020.

I. The Regulation on administrative procedures related to aerodromes, approved by the Government Decision No. 653 of 11.07.2018, establishes technical requirements and administrative procedures for public aerodromes of the Republic of Moldova, including their equipment, serving commercial air transportation, providing procedures for instrumental descent or take-off, and which:

• have a paved RWY at least 800 meters long; or

• serve exclusively helicopters that meet the requirements of this Regulation.

with the exception of:

a) aerodromes with fewer than 10,000 passengers per year;

b) aerodromes with fewer than 850 cargo operations per year.

For the purposes of the Regulations on administrative procedures for aerodromes, are used provisions and concepts contained in:

CS-ADR-DSN                        -           Certification requirements to regulation on administrative procedures related to aerodromes

CS-HPT-DSN                         -           Certification requirements for the design of surface level heliports for VFR flights, located at aerodromes and falling under Regulation on administrative procedures related to aerodromes

GM-ADR-DSN                      -           Guidance materials to certification specification for Regulation on administrative procedures related to aerodromes

AMC&GM REG-ADR         -           Acceptable means of compliance methods and guidance material to Regulation on administrative procedures related to aerodromes

II. The Regulation on administrative requirements for certain categories of aerodromes, approved by the Government Decision No. 737 of 07.10.2020, applies to the aerodromes of the Republic of Moldova that are not subject to paragraph 2 of the “Regulation on administrative procedures relating to aerodromes”, approved by the Government Decision No. 653/2018, and also for aerodromes falling under the following criteria (exclusions):

a) fewer than 10,000 passengers pass through the aerodrome per year;

b) fewer than 850 cargo operations are carried out at the aerodrome per year.

The Regulation on administrative requirements for certain categories of aerodromes establishes a regulatory system to ensure that the facilities, equipment and operating procedures of certified aerodromes comply with the current certification requirements.

For the purposes of the Regulation on administrative requirements for certain categories of aerodromes, the provisions and concepts contained in:

CT-AD                        -           Technical requirements on design and operation of aerodromes

CT-HEL                      -           Technical requirements for the design and operation of heliports

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