Safety Publications

Runway Safety Handbook - First Edition 2014

The ACI World Safety and Technical Standing Committee (STSC) developed this Handbook to provide methodologies and best practices that can be implemented to assist airport operators to achieve a “state of the art” level of runway safety. This handbook provides guidance material for the development of a runway safety programme for all aerodrome (large or small) as well as ways to tailor, improve and expand existing programmes. More

Wildlife Hazard Management Handbook - Second Edition 2013

Wildlife Hazard Management is an important element of the operations of all airports. ACI is pleased to announce the release of the expanded and updated ACI Wildlife Hazard Management Handbook. More

Airside Safety Handbook 2010

The revised content of the Airside Safety Handbook builds upon the existing guidance in the ACI Policies and Recommended Practices Handbook, with safety related policies included in this publication for easy reference. While remaining short and succinct, it provides checklists for action, as well as an explanation of risks to be assessed and means of mitigation available. More

Apron Markings and Signs Handbook

This handbook is a useful complement to ICAO documentation, such as Annex 14, Volume I (Aerodrome Design and Operations) and the Aerodrome Design Manual, Part 4 (Visual Aids) and is intended for use by planners of apron areas, ground staff working on aprons, air traffic controllers, apron controllers and pilots. More

Best Industry Practice Safety Management System Gap Analysis and Audit Tool

ACI Best Industry Practice Safety Management System (SMS) Gap Analysis and Audit Tool and accompanying Guidelines - 2010. In addition to the actual Audit Tool, the associated Guidelines will make it easier for auditors to perform a baseline audit and subsequently periodic audits, to assess the airport’s SMS, identify gaps and/or areas of improvement, thus enhancing safety at their site. More

ACI Survey of Apron Incidents and Accidents

The apron safety surveys are designed to promote greater apron safety awareness among airport management, airlines and personnel, in conjunction with worldwide, regional and/or local apron safety campaigns and seminars. More »