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.

Please note that Jandakot Airport is not a Regular Public Transport (RPT) aerodrome. 

NOTE: The hold on airside practical tests has been lifted, keep in mind their may be a delay in completing practical tests whilst JAH work on the list of pending ADA Applications. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please click here for more information.  On a side note please advise if you no longer need to proceed with your application.

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:

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

Airside Access Gates 

Drivers using the airside access gates must ensure that the gate is fully open before proceeding through the gate, and must wait until the gate has securely closed behind them before departing.  
 
Drivers are responsible for ensuring that no other vehicle or person enters through the access gate into the Airside area prior to the gate closing.  Please note that you are not authorised to provide anyone airside access, even if you believe they have permission from JAH.  
 
Any unauthorised access, must be reported to the JAH Duty Reporting Officer immediately on 0417 827 557.
 
Airside vehicle gate access will be deactivated on airside access cards for drivers that have their Authority to Drive Airside drivers license suspended or cancelled for breach of the rules and requirements of the Airside Vehicle Control Handbook (AVCH). Airside vehicle gate access will also be deactivated for any expired Authority to Drive Airside license and/or Authority for Use Airside vehicle permit holders. 
 
Airside access breaches include, but are not limited to:
  • Airside acccess gates left open.
  • Airside drivers not holding valid permits or licenses. 
  • Persons airside without minimum standard PPE.
  • Pedestrians occupying taxi lanes for non-aviation activites which affect aviation movement without Works Safety Officers present.  

Airside Driving Tour Video

Singapore Flying College have kindly made available a copy of their Airside Virtual Tour video.   Click here to view.

ASIC Cards

PLEASE NOTE:  Jandakot Airport is not ASIC controlled and does not issue ASIC cards.  In the event you wish to obtain an ASIC, please refer to the Department of Home Affairs "Approved ASIC Issuing Organisations" site here or visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/.