Irish Bird & Wildlife Strike Management at Aerodromes
Irish Bird & Wildlife Strike Management at Aerodromes publication now available online
This publication has been prepared as a collaboration between the Irish Aviation Authority – Safety Regulation Directorate and members of the State’s National Bird and Wildlife Hazard Committee. Its purpose is to provide aerodrome operators and other aviation stakeholders with information to assist them in managing wildlife hazards on or in the vicinity of aerodromes in Ireland. The document may also be beneficial to non-aviation stakeholders particularly in relation to land use activities in the vicinity of aerodromes, or those who have an academic or pastime interest in this area.
The Irish Aviation Authority’s State Plan for Aviation Safety in Ireland 2019 – 2022 identifies wildlife strikes as a significant safety risk. As an action to ensure continued focus on the threat posed, this publication has been prepared to assist aerodrome operators in the establishment, maintenance, and continuous improvement of an effective aerodrome Wildlife Hazard Management Plan. The content is provided as supplementary guidance material in support of European and National regulatory requirements and reflects best practice and accepted standards presented at
the National Bird and Wildlife Hazard Committee.
Bird & Wildlife Strike Management at Aerodromes Issue 1 - March 2021