Jandakot Airport Holdings Pty Ltd, as the Airport Operator, is required to control vehicle access and surface driving within the Airside area in accordance with the Airports (Control of On-Airport Activities) Regulations 1997.

Vehicles may not be driven Airside unless the vehicle has been issued with an Authority for Use Airside (AUA) permit, and the driver has been issued with an Authority to Drive Airside (ADA) licence. Vehicles and drivers that do not hold the required permits, but who have a valid reason to be airside, must be under escort by a Jandakot Airport Holdings (JAH) vehicle.

Airside Vehicle Control Handbook

The rules and requirements for airside driving are detailed in the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook (AVCH). All drivers and vehicles within the airside area must comply with these procedures.

To obtain an Authority to Drive Airside (ADA) licence you will need to:

  • Complete FO203 Authority To Drive Airside Application [PDF 96KB];
  • Have a valid Australian Driver’s Licence;
  • Complete an online theory test;
  • Complete a practical driving test (driving categories 2, 3 & 4 only); and
  • Have a CASA-issued Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (driving categories 3 & 4 only)

To obtain an Authority for Use Airside (AUA) vehicle permit you will need to:

  • Complete FO204 Authority for Use Airside Application [PDF 99KB]; and
  • Provide a copy of the current company or vehicle insurance certificate for an amount not less than $20 million in any one occurrence for liabilities of death, personal injury and property damage incurred in connection with the use of vehicles airside.

Please refer to the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook above for further information.