Aerodromes, including equipment, open to public use and which serve commercial air transport and where operations using instrument approach or departure procedures are provided, and:
(a) have a paved runway of 800 metres or above; or
(b) exclusively serve helicopters;
shall comply and be certified in accordance with the provisions and Essential Requirements of Regulation EU 2018/1139 and its Implementing Rules set in Regulation EU 139/2014. Personnel and organisations involved in the operation of these aerodromes shall comply with these Regulations.
Aerodromes which have less than 10,000 passenger movements per year, handle no more than 850 movements related to cargo operations per year, or do not meet the criteria listed in paragraph 1 above, shall be licensed in accordance with Article 69 and 71 of the SL 499.09 Air Navigation Order, and SL 499.29 Civil Aviation (Aerodrome Licensing Regulations) as amended. The licensing process follows the standards and recommended requirements published by ICAO in Annex 14 Vol. I and II as amended from time to time.