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4.76 Aerodromes and Heliports

4.76.2 Describe the limitations on the use of a place as an aerodrome or heliport. CAR 91

91.127 Use of aerodromes

(a) No person may use any place as an aerodrome unless that place is suitable for the purpose of taking off or landing of the aircraft concerned.

(b) No person may operate an aircraft at an aerodrome unless—

(1) that person complies with any limitations and operational conditions on the use of the aerodrome notified by the aerodrome operator; and

(2) the runway, heliport, or water channel, is equipped with operable lighting, appropriate to that type of aircraft, when landing or taking off at night, and the lighting is activated; and

(3) that person manoeuvres the aircraft clear of any manoeuvring area or part of any manoeuvring area that has been notified or marked as unsafe for aircraft use by the aerodrome operator; and

(4) the runway, heliport, or water channel, is clear of all persons, animals, vehicles, vessels, or other obstructions during landing or take-off, other than persons, vehicles, or vessels essential to the operation.

(c) No pilot may operate an aircraft in an aerodrome traffic circuit unless the aircraft can be manoeuvred—

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