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Safety Management Systems

The office of the Chief Safety Officer is responsible for ensuring a safe environment at the airport at all times. This is accomplished through a very robust system of daily inspections and active reporting of discrepancies by all airport employees and partners. Each occurrence is investigated and a risk assessment is made. Based on this assessment steps are taken to mitigate any hazards and bring any further risk to a level as low as reasonably practicable. As one of our core values states "We are Dedicated to a Strong Safety Culture".


The safety office at Owen Roberts International Airport is located in the main terminal, upstairs first door on the left as you exit the stairs or elevator.

Service Provided Hours of Operation


Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

AVOP Course

Last Friday of each month 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


Last Friday of each month 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Safety Services

New Company Orientation

Each company desiring to do business at the airports will need to have a representative attend the new company orientation given monthly. This orientation will introduce new members to the requirements of the safety management system as well as provide information on airport layout, danger zones, driving lanes, and emergency notification procedures. 

Escort Procedures

It is a requirement at Owen Roberts International Airport and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport for all personnel wishing to enter the airside surfaces have the appropriate security access badge as well as a current Airside Vehicle Operating Permit. In the event the person does not have the appropriate Airside Vehicle Operating Permit (AVOP) it is possible to schedule an escort vehicle through the security office at +1-345-926-1943. This should be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

Airport Emergency Procedures

In the event of an emergency, airport operations personnel will be deployed to render assistance and updates on the situation. Please pay close attention to all announcements on the public address system and execute all instructions as timely as possible.

Airside Vehicle Operating Permit

The Aerodrome Vehicle Operators Manual ( AVOM) is intended for persons who are required to drive vehicles or motorized equipment on the movement area of Owen Roberts International Airport.  It contains all the pertinent safety rules and regulations as well as licensing procedures and applicable forms.

Click on link to download a copy of the form CIAA Aerodrome Vehicle Operator Permit Application Form.

Apron Management Manual

Click on link to download a copy of the Apron Management Manual .

Guidelines for Contractors on Airport 

All contractors desiring to work on the airport should be make themselves familiar with the  Safety Management Systems Manual   which is also available  in the Publications section of this website or may be downloaded here by clicking on the above link. If you are selected to perform work on the airport you will be required to submit a Work Safety Document outlining the scope of work you intend to do, and the mitigation methods you will use to keep the work site safe. All work will be subject to safety inspections and monitoring by the Senior Manager of Safety Management Systems as well as the assigned Project Manager.

 Work Safety PDF  

CONTACT CIAA +1 (345) 943-7070