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AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION AND CHARTS (AIS/MAP) SECTION


Technical work programme responsibilities
  • undertakes studies and provides guidance relating to aeronautical information services (AIS), aeronautical charts (MAP), aeronautical and terrain databases, abbreviations and codes, WGS-84, AIS/MAP quality systems, training of AIS and MAP officers and other related AIS and MAP matters
  • provides technical expertise on the AIS and MAP subjects to the Assembly, Council and the Air Navigation Commmission
  • provides a cartographic service for the Organization
  • maintains regional air navigation plan publications (ANPPs) and associated facilities and services implementation documents (FASIDs)
  • maintains Regional Supplementary Procedures (Doc 7030)
  • maintains aeronautical information and aeronautical chart libraries
  • collects and processes aeronautical information required to maintain ICAO planning and service documents databases and publishes them on the web
  • provides critiques on States’ aeronautical information publications and aeronautical charts
  • maintains the Airport Characteristics Data Bank (ACDB) and five-letter name code databases
Council committee, AN panels and study groups
  • Aeronautical Information and Charts Study Group (AISMAPSG)
  • Aeronautical Data Modelling Study Group (ADMSG)
  • Aircraft Type Designators Study Group (ATDSG)
Annexes and PANS
  • Annex 4 — Aeronautical Charts
  • Annex 15 — Aeronautical Information Services
  • Procedures for Air Navigation Services — ICAO Abbreviations and Codes (PANS-ABC, Doc 8400)
Manuals and Circulars
  • Aeronautical Information Services Manual (Doc 8126)
  • Aeronautical Chart Manual (Doc 8697)
  • World Geodetic System — 1984 (WGS-84) Manual (Doc 9674)
  • Training Manual, Part E-3 — Aeronautical Information Services Personnel (Doc 7192)
  • Airport Characteristics Data Bank (ACDB), Volumes 1 to 6
  • Aeronautical Chart Catalogue (Doc 7101)
  • Aeronautical Information Services Provided by States (Doc 7383)
  • Location Indicators (Doc 7910)
  • Designators for Aircraft Operating Agencies, Aeronautical Authorities and Services (Doc 8585)
  • Aircraft Type Designators (Doc 8643)
Key Objectives
Flight Safety Information Exchange (FSIX)
Aviation Security
Environment
Safety Oversight Audit
Strategic Objectives
Universal Security Audit Programme