Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada


Canadian Aviation Regulations

Version of section 300.01 from 2022-01-05 to 2024-05-28:

 In this Part,

aerodrome standards and recommended practices publications

aerodrome standards and recommended practices publications means the following documents, namely,

  • (a) Procedures for the Certification of Aerodromes as Airports,

  • (b) Aerodrome Standards and Recommended Practices, and

  • (c) Heliport and Helideck Standards and Recommended Practices; (publications sur les normes et pratiques recommandées pour les aérodromes)

aeronautical information publications

aeronautical information publications means the following documents, namely,

  • (a) Canada Air Pilot,

  • (b) Canada Flight Supplement,

  • (c) Water Aerodrome Supplement, and

  • (d) A.I.P. Canada; (publications d’information aéronautique)

aircraft emergency

aircraft emergency means a situation that could result in damage to an aircraft at an airport or aerodrome or injury to the persons on board the aircraft; (aéronef en état d’urgence)

airport certificate

airport certificate means a certificate issued pursuant to section 302.03; (certificat d’aéroport)

airport operations manual

airport operations manual means the manual referred to in section 302.08 and includes any amendments to the manual that are approved pursuant to subsection 302.03(2); (manuel d’exploitation d’aéroport)


airside[Repealed, SOR/2003-58, s. 1]

closed marking

closed marking means a cross-shaped marking that

  • (a) has the form and, subject to subsection 301.04(4), the dimensions set out in Schedule I to Subpart 1, and

  • (b) subject to subsection 301.04(8), is in a single contrasting colour, white on runways and yellow on taxiways, that is visible from an aircraft flying at an altitude of 300 m (1,000 feet) above the marking; (marque de zone fermée)


fixed, in respect of a light, means having a constant luminous intensity when the light is observed from a fixed point; (fixe)


marker means an object displayed above ground level for the purpose of indicating an obstacle or obstruction or delineating a boundary; (balise)


marking means a symbol or group of symbols displayed on the surface of a movement area for the purpose of conveying aeronautical information; (marque)


movement, in respect of an aircraft, means a take-off or landing at an airport or aerodrome; (mouvement)

obstacle limitation surface

obstacle limitation surface[Repealed, SOR/2011-285, s. 3]


operator means the person in charge of an aerodrome, and includes an employee, agent or other authorized representative of that person; (exploitant)

public way

public way means any road, path or sidewalk maintained for the use of members of the public; (voie publique)


RESA or runway end safety area means an area, adjacent to or on a runway that is intended to reduce the severity of damage to an aeroplane in the event that the aeroplane undershoots or overruns the runway; (RESA ou aire de sécurité d’extrémité de piste)

Water Aerodrome Supplement

Water Aerodrome Supplement means a publication concerning water aerodromes that is intended to be used to supplement enroute charts and the Canada Air Pilot. (Supplément hydroaérodromes)

  • SOR/97-518, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-226, s. 1
  • SOR/2003-58, s. 1
  • SOR/2011-285, s. 3
  • SOR/2021-269, s. 3

Date modified: