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Version of section 305.54 from 2022-12-21 to 2024-04-01:

  •  (1) The operator of a heliport shall determine and record in the heliport operations manual, the following data in respect of the heliport in accordance with the applicable heliport standard:

    • (a) geographic coordinates for

      • (i) the heliport reference point if

        • (A) the heliport is not located on an aerodrome that already has a reference point, and

        • (B) the heliport operator intends to submit to the Minister a request that a zoning regulation be made under the Aeronautics Act,

      • (ii) the heliport geometric centre,

      • (iii) the FATO coordinates,

      • (iv) the heliport elevation,

      • (v) the heliport magnetic variation, and

      • (vi) where installed, the electronic navigation aids; and

    • (b) information in respect of

      • (i) the heliport type,

      • (ii) the dimensions, slope and surface type of all TLOFs,

      • (iii) the length, width, slope, category, surface type and designation number of all FATOs,

      • (iv) the length, width and surface type of all safety areas,

      • (v) the designation, width and surface type of helicopter ground and air taxiways,

      • (vi) the apron surface type and description of helicopter parking positions, and

      • (vii) the declared distances for

        • (A) take-off distance available,

        • (B) rejected take-off distance available, and

        • (C) landing distance available.

  • (2) The operator of a heliport shall ensure that a heliport geometric centre is redetermined and recorded in the manual if the physical characteristics of the heliport change because

    • (a) an existing FATO is closed;

    • (b) the boundaries of an existing FATO are altered; or

    • (c) a new FATO is constructed.

  • (3) The operator of a heliport shall report the heliport data specified in paragraph (1)(a) to the Aeronautical Information Services of NAV Canada within 14 days after the Minister’s approval of certification.

  • SOR/2007-87, s. 8
  • SOR/2022-267, s. 18

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