Dáil Éireann - Volume 614 - 07 February, 2006

Written Answers. - Airport Safety Zones.

  524. Mr. P. Breen asked the Minister for Defence further to his confirmation by way of reply to Parliamentary Question No. 465 of 13 December 2005 that the red safety areas at Casement Aerodrome are two dimensional ground areas; his views on whether precise International Civil Aviation Organisation standards relating to three dimensional obstacle surfaces around airports are set out in the ICAO’s annex 14; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3920/06]

  Mr. O’Dea: International Standards and Recommended Practices — Aerodromes are published as annex 14 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation by the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO. Chapter 4 volume 1 of annex 14 details the obstacle limitation requirements in relation to airports.