Obstacle Restriction and Removal

Training Course : Obstacle Restriction and Removal

Delivery:       Classroom and on-site: 04 Days / Virtual class: 12 hours
Duration:      4 days

All aerodromes have to ensure that the environment both on and off the airport are maintained in a safe condition for aircraft operations. This course provides airside managers, airside inspectors and compliance managers the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to follow obstacle limitation surfaces (OLS), follow the AIP chart, how to develop procedures in order to implement effective controls.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the elements of obstacle limitation surfaces
  • Learn how to identify obstacles inside and outside the airport.
  • Explain how obstacle control procedure maybe develop
  • Explain how to develop and follow obstacle charts
  • Apply the standards and recommendations of ICAO-Annex 14

Target Audience

  • Safety and Compliance Managers
  • Airport Operations managers
  • Aerodrome safety experts
  • Airside inspectors
  • Aerodrome engineers and planners
  • Airside Managers and Deputies

Course Contents

  • Regulations and fundamentals
  • Aerodrome data
  • Aerodrome Physical Characteristics
  • Obstacle Limitation Surfaces (OLS)
  • Runway protection –Obstacle free zones (OFZ)
  • Visual aids for denoting obstacles
  • ICAO-Aerodrome Obstacles Chart-Type A
  • Obstacle control procedure
  • Case studies and group exercises


17 May 2021 - 20 May 2021


Euro 400 / participant

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ACI Africa Virtual Class - 12 hrs
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