Aeronautical Information Package (AIP)

Copyright Notice

The following Airservices Australia Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) online material and publications:

  1. Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) Book
  2. AIP Supplements (SUP) and Aeronautical Information Circulars (AIC);
  3. Departure and Approach Procedures (DAP);
  4. Designated Airspace Handbook (DAH); and
  5. En Route Supplement Australia (ERSA),
  6. Aeronautical Charts.

    (together, the AIS Publications) are the copyright of, or are licensed by, Airservices Australia.

Conditions of use

  1. The AIS Publications may be displayed and viewed on screen in an unaltered form (which retains this notice) for personal, non-commercial purposes only.  For the avoidance of doubt, personal use does not include use for internal business purposes.

  2. For the avoidance of doubt, except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), no part of the AIS Publications may be:

    1. reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted, redistributed, republished or commercially exploited; or
    2. edited, altered, modified, adapted or developed,

      by or on behalf of you in any way without the prior written permission of Airservices Australia.

  3. You are not permitted to cache the AIS Publications on a local server, other than in the course of normal internet service and in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

  4. Airservices Australia reserves all rights that are not expressly granted in this copyright notice, permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) or granted in a separate agreement.


  1. The AIS Publications are for general information purposes only and are uncontrolled if printed, copied or downloaded in a format that would corrupt, damage or distort the information. While Airservices Australia has taken reasonable steps to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content of the AIS Publications, you are at all times solely responsible for:

    1. ensuring the suitability of the AIS Publications for your intended purpose; and
    2. complying with all requirements imposed by law.

      You acknowledge that your use of the AIS Publications is strictly at your own risk.

  2. Airservices Australia gives no assurances, promises or warranties regarding the reliability, performance, suitability and / or availability of the AIS Publications, nor that the AIS Publications are stored, or are in a format that will be usable by you, or will otherwise be compatible with the systems and/or software used by you.

  3. To the extent permitted by law, Airservices Australia disclaims all liability for any loss, damage, expense and costs incurred by any person arising out of displaying, viewing, using or relying on any of the AIS Publications. Where any law implies a warranty into the terms of this copyright notice which may not be lawfully excluded, then to the maximum extent permitted by law, Airservices Australia's liability for breach of the warranty will, at our option, be limited to the supply of the AIS Publications again, or the payment of the cost of having them supplied again.

  4. You agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Airservices Australia and its employees, contractors and officers from all loss, liabilities, damages, costs, claims and expenses (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) that arise directly or indirectly from your breach of the terms of this copyright notice and your activities in connection with the use of the AIS Publications.

Statutory obligations

  1. You must comply with all requirements imposed by law, including (where applicable) regulation 233(1)(h) of the Civil Aviation Regulations 1988 (Cth), which requires that the pilot in command of an aircraft must not commence a flight if he or she has not received evidence, and taken such action as is necessary to ensure, that the latest editions of the aeronautical maps, charts and other aeronautical information and instructions, published in Aeronautical Information Publications or by a person approved in writing, that are applicable:

    1. to the route to be flown; and
    2. to any alternative route that may be flown on that flight;

      are carried in the aircraft and are readily accessible to the flight crew.

  2. If any part of the AIS Publications is proposed to be used in any way not permitted by this copyright notice, contact Airservices Australia about a licence.

  3. The terms of this copyright notice are in addition to the obligations for use of the AIS Publications contained in the Terms of Use, Copyright and Privacy Statement.

  4. By clicking on the "I Agree" button at the end of this document and accessing the AIS Publications, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this copyright notice, as well as the Terms of Use, Copyright and Privacy Statement, and you warrant that you are authorised to do so.

  5. Airservices Australia may change the terms of this copyright notice at our discretion and without notice. By continuing to use the AIS Publications, you accept the terms of the copyright notice as they apply from time to time. A copy of the current terms of the copyright notice is displayed on the Airservices Australia website at all times. Your use of the AIS Publications and any dispute arising out of such use is subject to the laws of the Australian Capital Territory.

Note: There are some text rendering problems using Adobe Reader 6.0 with the Departure and Approach Procedures (DAP). Older versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader will not function with this service.