Modernisation of the Australian Aeronautical Information Publication

In order to modernise Airservices' aeronautical information and data products, Airservices is commencing a number of activities to change the way it produces and publishes the Australian Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP), primarily through migration of the AIP to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard eAIP format and modernisation of the way we produce our aeronautical charts.

This program is a key step in enhancing the way Airservices provides information, data products and related services.

Modernisation of the AIP will:

  • provide the ability to develop wider and more flexible range of aeronautical information and data products to support pilots, aircraft operators and the broader industry, including improving the ability for other key industry partners (such as application developers) to continue to innovate using aeronautical data from Airservices
  • provide more timely updates to aeronautical data to improve consistency of information and distribution
  • improve the level of digitisation of aeronautical data to promote a more dynamic and future oriented way of managing aeronautical data
  • ensure consistency with the ICAO recommended eAIP format and charting standards to improve interoperability, readability and standardisation.

Next Steps

During the remainder of 2022 the following work will commence or be continued:

  • Incorporation of DAH into the relevant ENR sections of the eAIP and removal of DAH as a standalone product.
  • Incorporation of non-aerodrome information published in ERSA into the relevant sections of the eAIP or other reference material and removal of these sections from ERSA.
  • Production of prototypes of selected AIP Charts and eAIP sections to be used to demonstrate the expected changes as a result of the modernisation

It is important to note that there are no planned changes to the print and distribution of AIP products during 2022 and customers will be informed in advance of any changes to these services.

Q&A Forum:

Airservices invites you to provide questions and comments using the Q&A box found at the bottom of this page. Questions and answers will be posted publicly to facilitate information sharing. Should you wish to contact us privately, please email stakeholder@airservicesaustralia.com


In order to modernise Airservices' aeronautical information and data products, Airservices is commencing a number of activities to change the way it produces and publishes the Australian Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP), primarily through migration of the AIP to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standard eAIP format and modernisation of the way we produce our aeronautical charts.

This program is a key step in enhancing the way Airservices provides information, data products and related services.

Modernisation of the AIP will:

  • provide the ability to develop wider and more flexible range of aeronautical information and data products to support pilots, aircraft operators and the broader industry, including improving the ability for other key industry partners (such as application developers) to continue to innovate using aeronautical data from Airservices
  • provide more timely updates to aeronautical data to improve consistency of information and distribution
  • improve the level of digitisation of aeronautical data to promote a more dynamic and future oriented way of managing aeronautical data
  • ensure consistency with the ICAO recommended eAIP format and charting standards to improve interoperability, readability and standardisation.

Next Steps

During the remainder of 2022 the following work will commence or be continued:

  • Incorporation of DAH into the relevant ENR sections of the eAIP and removal of DAH as a standalone product.
  • Incorporation of non-aerodrome information published in ERSA into the relevant sections of the eAIP or other reference material and removal of these sections from ERSA.
  • Production of prototypes of selected AIP Charts and eAIP sections to be used to demonstrate the expected changes as a result of the modernisation

It is important to note that there are no planned changes to the print and distribution of AIP products during 2022 and customers will be informed in advance of any changes to these services.

Q&A Forum:

Airservices invites you to provide questions and comments using the Q&A box found at the bottom of this page. Questions and answers will be posted publicly to facilitate information sharing. Should you wish to contact us privately, please email stakeholder@airservicesaustralia.com


Page last updated: 08 Jul 2022, 01:10 PM