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Attachment A to the AVCH – Rules for Airside Drivers

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DRIVING AIRSIDE

Note: with the introduction of the new AVCH all current ADA’s will need to be renewed at the same time as your ASIC expiry.

Authority to Use Airside (AUA)

All vehicles operating airside at Hobart Airport must obtain and display a valid AUA sticker. To obtain an AUA an application must be submitted to HIAPL along with an Airside Vehicle Indemnity and Release.

The specifics around AUAs at Hobart Airport, including the application forms, are detailed within the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook (AVCH).

Applications are only accepted if complete and will be approved if satisfying the requirements for an AUA within the AVCH.

Applications can be submitted in person to HIAPL Administration or by email (preferred) permits@hobartairport.com.au

Authority to Drive Airside (ADA)

Any person required to drive a vehicle airside at Hobart Airport must first obtain an ADA valid for Hobart Airport. To obtain an ADA an application must be submitted to HIAPL.

To apply for a new ADA at Hobart Airport an applicant must:

  • Familiarise themselves with the HIAPL Airside Vehicle Control Handbook (AVCH), particularly the Rules for Driving Airside Attachment;
  • Complete the online theory based test to a satisfactory level. Upon completing the online test a partially completed application form will be provided to the applicant. The test is subject to a fee which allows for one test and one subsequent re-test (if the first attempt is unsuccessful). The fee is payable prior to commencing the test.
  • Complete the minimum applicable practical experience for the category of ADA being applied for as detailed in the AVCH.
  • Complete any other requirements detailed within the AVCH.

Once an applicant has satisfied the requirements to receive a category of ADA as specified in the AVCH, a completed application can be submitted to HIAPL in person to HIAPL Administration or by email (preferred) at permits@hobartairport.com.au

Applications are only accepted if complete and will be approved if satisfying the requirements for an ADA within the AVCH. All supporting documentation for an application must also be provided for the application to be accepted. Supporting documentation is detailed in the AVCH and the check list accompanying the application form can also assist applicants in understanding what supporting documentation is required.

To apply for a renewal of an ADA at Hobart Airport an applicant must:

  • Familiarise themselves with the HIAPL Airside Vehicle Control Handbook (AVCH), particularly the Rules for Driving Airside Attachment;
  • Complete the online theory based test to a satisfactory level. Upon completing the online test a partially completed application form will be provided to the applicant. The test is subject to a fee which allows for one test and one subsequent re-test (if the first attempt is unsuccessful). The fee is payable prior to commencing the test.
  • Complete any other requirements detailed within the AVCH.

Renewal applications are only accepted if complete and will be approved if satisfying the requirements for an ADA within the AVCH. All supporting documentation for an application must also be provided for the application to be accepted. Supporting documentation is detailed in the AVCH and the check list accompanying the application form can also assist applicants in understanding what supporting documentation is required.

Pre-Payment of Test Fees

Companies may pre-paid the online theory based test fee for their employees to use. Fees can be paid in advance for multiple amounts of tests.

To request pre-payment you must complete the Advanced Payment Request Form and provide it to permits@hobartairport.com.au for processing. Invoice will be provided, and once payment has been received you will receive an applicable amount of codes that are used prior at the payment section of the online theory based test.