The main functions of the Aerodromes and Ground Handling Department:
The Aerodromes and Ground Handling Department provides control and oversight of the following activities:
1) aerodrome support of flights;
2) electric lighting support of flights;
3) ornithological support of flights;
4) emergency and rescue support of flights;
5) providing civil aircraft, facilities and airport services with fuel and lubricants and special liquids;
6) providing civil aircraft operators and other consumers with special vehicles and equipment;
7) activities provided for in paragraph 1 of Article 90 of the Law on the Use of the Airspace of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Aviation activities that may pose a threat to flight safety.
The Aerodromes and Ground Handling Department reviews and coordinates the certified aerodromes (heliports):
Aerodrome (heliports) manual, including amendments and additions to it,
Safety Management System Manual;
Equivalent flight safety levels.
Aerodromes and Ground Handling Department:
develops instructional material for aerodrome (heliports) operators;
revises the regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan in terms of aerodromes activities and ground handling and brings them into compliance with international ICAO standards;
conducts an analysis of flight safety by aerodromes(heliports) operators;
conducts seminars to improve flight safety at airports of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
organizes and conducts meetings of the Coordinating Council on problems caused by birds and animals;
organizes and participates in meetings on the safety of runway operations.
Currently, there are 25 certified airports in Kazakhstan. Among them: 18 international airports, 7 domestic airports.
3 certified heliports.
Contacts of the Department of Aerodromes and Ground handling:
Telephone:+7 7172 798227
New Global Reporting Format for Runway Surface Conditions (GRF)
Guidance material for aerodrome operators on the development of a Wildlife hazard management program, study and assessment of the risks of wildlife strikes, as well as the development and implementation of procedures for reporting and recording data on wildlife strikes.
Guidance material for aerodrome (heliport) operators on the development of equivalent levels of flight safety in case of deviations from the certification requirements and standards of the aerodrome, conducting safety assessments within the framework of the existing SMS.