Crane operators are encouraged to work with the nearest aerodrome when planning for upcoming projects in air spaces in support of safety requirements.
The Civil Aviation Rules require formal notification of any crane activity that:
Extends more than 60m in height above ground level at its site; or
Exceeds general tree height in the area by 18m and is located in an area of low level aviation activity
Is located below the approach or take-off surfaces of an aerodrome or heliport
More information regarding the requirement for notification and authorisation of crane activity can be found at the following link: Civil Aviation Rule Part 77 – Objects and Activities Affecting Navigable Airspace. Notification of a Proposal to Construct of Alter a Structure using cranes is done via submission of CAA form 24077/01A.
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