Off Airport Developments
The environment at and surrounding an airport has unique characteristics that impact on land use.
Specific requirements for the operation of aircraft, airport design and airspace management are covered in the Reform Act 1999 and appropriate CAAF Standards Documents and Guidance Documents. Regulatory oversight of these requirements is the responsibility of CAAF.
Fiji is a signatory to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (the Chicago Convention) which is a set of international requirements for civil aviation coordinated through the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Fiji has adopted the ICAO standards and recommended practices as the basis for its legislation.
Fiji Airports Ltd and Private Aerodrome operators should monitor and review land use activities around the vicinity of an airport/aerodrome to ensure the safe operation of aircraft and protection of airspace.
Those persons making changes to land use must ensure that they comply with any applicable Aviation legislation, local authority planning requirements and work with aerodrome operators in land use changes.
All developments within the 15km area of the AD is required to be assessed by CAAF.
The application fee of $350 to be paid upon application which should include the following:
- application engineer approved drawings,
- request letter,
- a recent copy of the land title
- topographical map of the site
Processing time is 20 working days.
For further information, refer to
- Laws of Fiji
- CAAF Standards Documents
- CAAF Application Forms
- CAAF Aeronautical Information Circulars
- CAAF Guidance Documents
- Fiji Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP)
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