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Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 308.09 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-06-29:

  •  (1) The operator of a non-designated airport does not have to meet the requirements of section 308.06 if those requirements cannot be met because

    • (a) a personnel shortage or unserviceable equipment at the airport or at the site of the community fire-fighting service caused by circumstances beyond the control of the operator of the airport exists and a notification of the condition has been given to the appropriate air traffic control unit or flight service station for publication in a NOTAM; or

    • (b) the intervenors or the firefighters are already responding to an emergency.

  • (2) When a condition described in paragraph (1)(a) continues for seven days or more, the operator of a non-designated airport shall, no later than on the seventh day after the onset of the condition,

    • (a) establish a plan specifying the corrective measures that are necessary to meet the requirements of section 308.06 and the dates by which those measures shall be taken, which dates shall be as early as practicable given the circumstances;

    • (b) submit the plan to the Minister who shall approve it on determining that the plan contains all measures necessary to ensure aviation safety and the safety of the public; and

    • (c) implement the measures by the dates specified in the plan.

  • SOR/2002-226, s. 3

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