Technical work programme responsibilities
  • aerodrome planning and design
  • aerodrome certification
  • obstacle restrictions
  • visual ground aids
  • aerodrome services, including rescue and fire fighting, aerodrome emergency planning and aerodrome maintenance
  • impact of new larger aircraft on Annex 14, Volume I specifications on geometric design of runways, taxiways and aprons
  • aspects related to the design, installation, operation and maintenance of visual aids at aerodromes
  • heliport planning and design
  • visual aids for helicopter operations under instrument meteorological conditions
  • design and monitoring of aerodrome electrical systems
  • airport master planning
  • land use and environmental control
  • design, testing and evaluation airport pavements
  • airport surface movement guidance and control systems
  • frangibility requirements for visual and non-visual aids
  • updating the procedures for determining aircraft classification numbers (ACN) of aeroplanes
  • runway surface unevenness
  • bird hazards to aircraft
  • airport operational services

AGA maintains one computer data base:

  • ICAO Bird Strike Information System (IBIS) (80 000 bird strike records)
Council committee, AN panels and study groups
  • Visual Aids Panel (VAP)
  • Aircraft Classification Number Study Group (ACNSG)
  • Airport Design Study Group (ADSG)
  • Frangible Aids Study Group (FASG)
  • Rescue and Fire Fighting Study Group (RFFSG)
Annexes and PANS
  • Annex 14, Volumes I and II
    • Volume I — Aerodrome Design and Operations
    •  Volume II — Heliports
Manuals and Circulars
  • Airport Services Manual (Doc 9137)
    • Part 1 — Rescue and Fire Fighting

    • Part 2 — Pavement Surface Conditions

    • Part 3 — Bird Control and Reduction

    • Part 5 — Removal of Disabled Aircraft

    • Part 6 — Control of Obstacles

    • Part 7 — Airport Emergency Planning

    • Part 8 — Airport Operational Service

    • Part 9 — Airport Maintenance Practices
       

  • Stolport Manual (Doc 9150)
     
  • Aerodrome Design Manual (Doc 9157)
    • Part 1 — Runways
    • Part 2 — Taxiways, Aprons and Holding Bays
    • Part 3 — Pavements
    • Part 4 — Visual Aids
    • Part 5 — Electrical Systems
       
  • Airport Planning Manual (Doc 9184)
    • Part 1 — Master Planning

    • Part 2 — Land Use and Environmental Control

    • Part 3 — Guidelines for Consultant/Construction Services
       

  • Heliport Manual (Doc 9261)
     
  • Manual on the ICAO Bird Strike Information System (IBIS) (Doc 9332)
     
  • Manual of Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems (SMGCS) (Doc 9476)