Procedures by which Military Aviation Aircrafts shall use Civil Aviation Aerodromes, and Civil Aviation Aircrafts shall use Military Aviation Aerodromes
I. General Provisions
1. The Regulation prescribes the procedures by which military aviation aircrafts shall use civil aviation aerodromes, and civil aviation aircrafts shall use military aviation aerodromes.
2. Terms used in this Regulation:
2.1. alternative security measures - a set of measures allowing for derogation from the common basic standards referred to in Article 4(1) of the Regulation (EC) No 300/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2008 on common rules in the field of civil aviation security and repealing Regulation (EC) No 2320/2002;
2.2. military aviation aircraft personnel - natural persons on board of a military aviation aircraft during its flight, except for the military aviation aircraft crew;
2.3. baggage of the military aviation aircraft personnel - personal property of the military aviation aircraft personnel and the logistics supply necessary for the performance of service or work duties which are linked to a certain person during the flight of a military aviation aircraft;
2.4. military cargo - ammunition, armaments, special means and technological equipment transferred for transportation with a military aviation aircraft and intended for the purposes of foreign armed forces or the National Armed Forces, and also the State cargo transported with a military aviation aircraft;
2.5. accompanying persons - persons who are not on board of a military aviation aircraft during its flight, but may be present in the civil aviation aerodrome to ensure organisation of a military aviation aircraft flight and servicing thereof.
II. Use of Civil Aviation Aerodromes for the Purposes of Military Aviation Aircraft
3. The use of civil aviation aerodromes for the purposes of military aviation aircraft shall be organised by the National Armed Forces (hereinafter - the flight organiser).
4. The flight organiser shall:
4.1. determine the officials responsible for organising the servicing of military aviation aircraft and their personnel in a civil aviation aerodrome;
4.2. ensure that the responsible officials referred to in Sub-paragraph 4.1 of this Regulation are trained in accordance with the requirements of Point 11.2.2 of the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1998 of 5 November 2015 laying down detailed measures for the implementation of the common basic standards on aviation security and have received permanent pass for the respective civil aviation aerodrome.
5. Civil aviation aerodrome from which air transportation is carried out shall be used for the purposes of military aviation aircrafts outside the traffic flow of the civil aviation aerodrome and peak periods of the aerodrome.
6. The flight organiser shall, not later than 48 hours before the military aviation aircraft flight, submit an application to the administration of the civil aviation aerodrome (Annex) if:
6.1. the civil aviation aerodrome shall be used for the following purposes:
6.1.1. for planned military aviation aircraft flights;
6.1.2. for military aviation aircraft training flights;
6.1.3. for the transport of military cargo and military aviation aircraft personnel;
6.2. the military aviation aircraft personnel, baggage thereof, military cargo and accompanying persons are subject to the following alternative security measures:
6.2.1. the exemption from access control;
6.2.2. the exemption from security check;
6.2.3. special security checks.
7. If emergency action is necessary, the time period for submitting the application referred to in Paragraph 6 of this Regulation may be reduced to the period for which the flight organiser has agreed with the administration of the relevant civil aviation aerodrome.
8. If the ground handling of a military aviation aircraft (baggage servicing, servicing on apron, physical servicing of the incoming, outgoing and transit freight and mail in the stage between the airport terminal and the aircraft, control of the loading of the baggage on board of the aircraft, exchange of information and provision of communication) which is subject to the laws and regulations governing the procedures for granting access to the airport ground handling market is carried out at a civil aviation aerodrome, the ground handling of a military aviation aircraft shall be ensured by a merchant who is entitled to provide the aforementioned ground handling services in the respective civil aviation aerodrome.
9. If such ground handling of a military aviation aircraft which has not been referred to in Paragraph 8 of this Regulation and which is not subject to the laws and regulations governing the procedures for granting access to the airport ground handling market is carried out at a civil aviation aerodrome, the ground handling of a military aviation aircraft shall be ensured by the flight organiser or a merchant who is entitled to provide the aforementioned ground handling services in the respective civil aviation aerodrome.
10. If there is a wish to receive a ground handling service of a military aviation aircraft from a merchant other than an operator of the civil aviation aerodrome, the flight organiser shall also submit the application referred to in Paragraph 6 of this Regulation to the respective merchant.
11. Servicing of military cargo shall be ensured by the flight organiser or an official cargo agent in the aviation security programme of which a section approved by the State agency Civil Aviation Agency on the servicing of military cargo is included.
12. If on board a military aviation aircraft are dangerous substances or goods referred to in Annex 18 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation of 7 December 1944 and in the document Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Doc 9284) of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, its ground handling services shall be ensured in accordance with the laws and regulations regarding the procedures by which the transport of dangerous goods and freight by air is carried out.
13. Military aviation aircrafts are allowed to be placed in the demarcated area of a civil aviation aerodrome for the receipt of ground handling services.
14. The alternative security measures referred to in Sub-paragraph 6.2 of this Regulation shall be applied to the military aviation aircraft personnel, baggage thereof and military cargo which is outbound from a civil aviation aerodrome, and also to accompanying persons.
15. The alternative security measures referred to in Sub-paragraphs 6.2.2 and 6.2.3 of this Regulation shall be applied to civil aviation aerodromes from which air transportation is carried out.
16. The flight organiser shall determine the alternative security measures that shall be applied to military aviation aircraft personnel, baggage thereof, military cargo and accompanying persons.
17. The administration of the civil aviation aerodrome in cooperation with the flight organiser shall ensure that the military aviation aircraft personnel, baggage thereof and accompanying persons are transported to the military aviation aircraft in isolation from the passengers and crew of civil aviation aircrafts and the civil aviation aerodrome personnel not involved in the servicing of the military aviation aircraft.
18. The flight organiser shall ensure that the military aviation aircraft personnel and accompanying persons exempted from security check are informed regarding the safety procedures of the civil aviation aerodrome.
19. The flight organiser shall ensure that third persons who are not associated with its servicing have not accessed the baggage of the military aviation aircraft personnel and military cargo from the moment of its completion until it is loaded on board a military aviation aircraft.
20. The special security check of a civil aviation aerodrome shall be:
20.1. the preferential security check of a civil aviation aerodrome - screening of baggage and outerwear with the x-ray screening equipment;
20.2. reinforced security check of a civil aviation aerodrome - the additional security measures determined by the flight organiser.
III. Use of Military Aviation Aerodromes for the Purposes of Civil Aviation Aircraft
21. Civil aviation aircrafts may use military aviation aerodromes if they correspond to laws and regulations regarding the operation of civil aviation. Civil aviation aircrafts may use military aviation aerodromes for air transportation if the military aviation aerodromes or the parts and facilities thereof used for servicing such transportation comply with the conditions for the operation of civil aviation aircrafts in accordance with the Commission Regulation (EC) No 965/2012 of 5 October 2012 laying down technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
22. After coordination with the State agency Civil Aviation Agency, the Ministry of Defence shall submit the information necessary for civil aviation aircrafts to use military aviation aerodromes of the Republic of Latvia to the public corporation for the use of the airspace of the Republic of Latvia and organisation of air traffic for publication in the document Aeronautical Information Publication.
23. Civil aviation aircrafts threatened by danger, being in danger, or having suffered an accident my use any military aviation aerodrome.
IV. Closing Provision
24. This Regulation shall come into force on 1 January 2019.
Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis
Minister for Defence Raimonds Bergmanis
Application for the Receipt of the Ground Handling Services of a Military Aviation Aircraft and Application of Alternative Security Measures at a Civil Aviation Aerodrome
Piezīme//Remark. * Pēdējā brīža izmaiņas. Atbildīgā amatpersona var veikt nebūtiskas izmaiņas pieteikumā esošajā informācijā/ Last minute changes. The responsible official can submit minor changes to the information contained in the application.
The flight organiser has informed the persons indicated in the application whose exemption from the security check is requested of the civil aviation security procedures at the civil aviation aerodrome.
Lidojuma organizators apņemas ievērot drošības procedūras, kas noteiktas civilās aviācijas lidlaukā, kurā notiek lidojuma apkalpošana..
The organiser of the flight undertakes to comply with the security procedures of the relevant civil aviation aerodrome where the flight is organised.
Piezīme/Remark. ** Dokumenta rekvizītus "datums" un "paraksts" neaizpilda, ja elektroniskais dokuments ir noformēts atbilstoši elektronisko dokumentu noformēšanai normatīvajos aktos noteiktajām prasībām. / The details of the documents "signature" and "date" shall not be completed if the electronic document has been prepared in accordance with the laws and regulations regarding drawing up of electronic documents.
Minister for Defence Raimonds Bergmanis
Translation © 2019 Valsts valodas centrs (State Language Centre)
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