These documents are published and maintained up-to-date by the ICAO Regional Office. The material in these documents is intended for guidance only. It is not intended to replace relevant national instructions or explanatory material. Nothing in these documents should be taken as contradicting or conflicting with the relevant ICAO SARPs, procedures or other guidance issued by ICAO. The regional guidance documents are reviewed from time to time by APANPIRG and its contributing bodies and updates are published after approval by APANPIRG.






 Asia/Pacific Regional Performance-Based Navigation Implementation Plan

   Appendix D State PBN Plan Template - (MS Word)


Version 4, June 2013
Adopted by APANPIRG/24
Pan Regional (NAT and APAC) Interface Control Document forATS Interfacility Data Communications (PAN AIDC ICD)

​Version 1.0, September 2014

Asia/Pacific Regional Interface Control Document (ICD) for ATS Interfacility Data Communications (AIDC)


​Version 3.0, 7 September 2007
Asia/Pacific Air Navigation Planning and Implementation Regional Group (APANPIRG) ​Edition 4, August 1998
Global Operational Data Link Document (GOLD) - File size 4.11 MB


Second Edition 26 April 2013
Adopted by APANPIRG/24







Asia/Pacific Air Navigation Concept of Operations


​Asia/Pacific Region ATS Route Catalogue ​Version 13, 11 September 2014


AIM Transition Table ​17 October 2014
Guidance Manual for Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) in the Asia/Pacific Region ​First Edition – 2002



APAC ATFM Regional Concept of Operations


Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) Communications Handbook for
the Asia Pacific Region
​Version 1.0, September 2009




Air Traffic Management Volcanic Ash Contingency Plan Template ​First Edition, August 2012
Indonesia Air Traffic Services Contingency Plan Jakarta FIR Part I ​​May 2007



Data Link Implementation Strategy Guidance ​11 September 2014
Guidance Material for the Asia/Pacific Region for ADS/CPDLC/AIDC
Ground Systems Procurement and Implementation
Version 2, May 2008
Data Link Performance Data Reporting Template - (MS Word)


FPL and ATS Messages


ICAO Asia/Pacific Region Flight Plan (FPL) Functional Implementation Survey 2015 - in MS Word Format

Asia/Pacific Guidance Material for the Implementation of Amendment 1 to the 15th Edition of the Procedures for Air Navigation Services – Air Traffic Management (PANS-ATM, Doc 4444) 


14 September 2012

Amendment 1 to the 15th Edition of PANS-ATM (Doc 4444) Significant changes to Flight Plan and related ATS message formats ​Ref.: T3/10.1.20 – AP150/12 (ATM) dated 18 October 2012


Safety Monitoring


Asia/Pacific Regional Impact Statement RVSM Global Long Term Height Monitoring Requirements effective from November 2010


​Version 1.0 - August 2012

Asia/Pacific Region EN-Route Monitoring Agency (EMA) Handbook


Version 2, August 2010

Guidance Material for End-to-End Safety and Performance Monitoring
of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Datalink systems in the Asia/Pacific Region


​Version 4.0, February 2011


Seamless ATM Plan 


version 1, June 2013

​Seamless ATM Implementation Guidance 

- History of changes

​version 4.3, May 2014

Seamless ATM Reporting                              


Template for comments – Implementation Guidance - (MS Excel)






ASIA/PAC Technical Specification of the Air Traffic Services Message Handling System (AMHS)


Version 1.0 - September 2011​
​​Strategy for Implementation of the Aeronautical Telecommunication
Network (ATN) in the Asia/Pacific Region
​September 2010

Asia/Pacific Regional Interface Control Document (ICD) for X.25
Protocol for AFTN


​Issue 1, September 1996

Asia/Pacific Regional Interface Control Document for ATS Digital Speech Signalling System


​Issue 1, September 1997

AFTN Routing Directory, Asia and Pacific Regions


​Twenty-seventh Edition, August 2007
​Asia/Pacific Regional Guidance Material for the Use of the Public Internet for the AFTN ​Version 1.0, August 2003




​Version 1.0 - September 2011​
​High Frequency Management Guidance material for the South Pacific Region ​Vesion 1.0 - Adopted by APANPIRG/21, September 2010
Aeronautical Mobile Service (AMS) Strategy for the ASIA/PAC Region ​Adopted by APANPIRG/24, June 2013
Strategy for Implementation of the Air-ground Data Link in Asia/Pacific Regional ​August 2005



ASIA/PAC Checklist for Introduction of GNSS based operations


​APANPIRG 12, August 2001


Catalogue of Flight Inspection Units, Asia and Pacific Regions


Ninth Edition – October 2009
Revised Navigation Strategy for the Asia/Pacific Region ​​Adopted by APANPIRG/25 - September 2014


Guidance Material on Generation , Processing & Sharing of ASTERIX Category 21 ADS-B Messages  ​Adopted by APANPIRG/23 - September 2012
Guidance Material on Advice to Military Authorities regarding ADS-B Sharing ​Adopted by APANPIRG/23 - September 2012
Guidance Material on Building a Safety Case for Delivery of an ADS-B Separation Service ​​Version 1.0 - Adopted by APANPIRG/22 - September 2011
ADS-B Implementation and Operations Guidance Document (AIGD) Edition 7.0 – September 2014
Baseline ADS-B Service Performance Parameters ​Second Edition, September 2003
Multilateration (MLAT) Concept of Use ​​Edition 1.0 – September 2007
Regional Supplement to the ASTERIX Interface Control Dodument (ICD)
for the ASIA/PAC Region
Second Edition, September 2003
Revised Guidelines for Development of ADS-B Implementation Plan

Guidelines for Airworthiness and Operational Approval for ADS-B
Avionics Equipage


​adopted by APANPIRG/21 – September 2010
Guidance Material on Comparison of Surveillance Technologies (GMST) ​​Edition 1.0 – September 2007
Guidance Material on Reporting Probability of ADS-B Update ​Adopted by APANPIRG/19 – September 2008
Guidance Material on Reporting ADS-B Avionics Fitment ​Adopted by APANPIRG/19 – September 2008
Guidance Material on Issues to be considered in ATC Multi-sensor
Fusion Processing including the Integration of ADS-B Data
​Adopted by APANPIRG/19 – September 2008
Revised Sample Agreement for Data Sharing (MS Word format) ​Edition 2.0 - Adopted by APANPIRG/22 - September 2011
Revised Surveillance Strategy for the Asia/Pacific Region ​​​Adopted by APANPIRG/24 - June 2013
The Planning Criteria for SSR Mode S Interrogator Identifier (II)
codes adopted by APANPIRG/20
​​September 2009

More CNS Documents ( RO_APAC Portal)




Survey on the use of VSAT - (MS Excel)

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Survey on the use of ARNS bands - (MS Excel)
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​Ionospheric Data Collection Focal Point of Contact


5 May 2011 ​
List of Designated Contact Persons Responsible for Preparation of World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-2015) May 2014





1. Model Regulation on Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) - (MS Word)  

23 September 2013



23 September 2013

3. Guidance for Operators on Training Programme on the use of Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) - (MS Word)                                             

​  23 September 2013


 4. Crew Resource Management Training Programme (MS Word)                               

23 September 2013


 5. CFIT ALAR Model AC on Training Programme - (MS Word)



6. Mode Awareness and Energy State Management Aspects of Flight Deck Automation - (MS Word)
23 September 2013

7. IBP Manual on Reporting of Runway Surface Condition

8. Suggested List of Information for Conversion of Foreign Licence      
23 September 2013
​ Model Advisory Circular on Instrument Approach Procedures Using    Continuous Descent Final Approach Techniques
Runway Safety Maturity Checklist


29 July 2013
​Version 2.1 – August 2012 
​Twelfth Edition 2004 (Amended May 2013)
​Fourth Edition - September 2007, Amended No. 10 (14 November 2013)
​Third Edition – 2004 (Amended May 2012)

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