Adelaide Airport

Adelaide Airport Corporation commissioned SMEC to undertake an update of the Adelaide Airport Protected Airspace to comply with the Aeronautical Information Publication – Departure and Approach Procedures based on the Airport Protection of Airspace Regulations as determined by DIRD.

The regulations state that the airspace to be protected is defined by reference to the OLS, PANS-OPS surfaces to ensure safe instrument and visual flight operations are maintained.  The scope of services included review of existing 3D models and airspace protection surfaces, 3D modelling of the latest published air services Australia Aeronautical Information Publications (AIP) Departure and Approach Plates (DAP), Radar Terrain Clearance Charts, Visual Segment Surfaces, Navigational Aid protection surfaces and preparation of the Prescribed Airspace Definition Report.