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Aerodromes that are within the scope of Assimilated Regulation (EU) No.139/2014 (The UK Aerodromes Regulation) will be required to follow this process. More information can be found on the CAA Aerodromes webpage.

How much does it cost?

Please refer to the CAA Scheme of Charges: Scheme of Charges.

How long will it take for my application to be processed?

The certification process will take a minimum of 60 days from the date on which the required documentation and appropriate fees are submitted to the CAA.

It is important that applicants submit the required documentation timely manner to allow for detailed consideration of the application, and for inspection of the site.

Please note the CAA cannot undertake to reach a certification decision within a particular time scale or to meet a commercial deadline of the applicant.

How long is it valid for?

An aerodrome certificate will be issued without an expiry date. The certificate will remain in force until it is varied, suspended or revoked.

What else do I need to know?

Please refer to the main CAA Aerodromes webpage.

What should I include with my application?

When completed the following documentation/information should be submitted to the CAA (click on links to download the .docx templates):

Aerodrome Manual (accompanied by a completed Aerodrome Manual Checklist)  
Certification Basis (CB) Guidance material
Operations Basis (OB) Guidance material
Deviation and Action Document (DAAD)  
Criteria for Deviations - Safety Assurance Document (SAD) (as required)  

How do I apply?

Once all appropriate documentation has been completed, please submit in electronic format to asddocs@caa.co.uk.