Windsor Field Airport Rules

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Published: 1965-03-20

Windsor Field Airport Rules
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PART II
FEES PAYABLE FOR PARKING MOTOR VEHICLES IN

PARKING METER AREAS

1. Fee payable for the first ten minutes, or part thereof,
of the parking of a motor vehicle.................................. $0.50

2. Fee payable for the parking of a motor vehicle for
each period of ten minutes, or part thereof, after the
first ten minutes of the parking of the motor
vehicle........................................................................... $0.50



WINDSOR FIELD AIRPORT RULES

(SECTION 13)
[Commencement 20th March, 1965]

1. These Rules may be cited as the Windsor Field
Airport Rules.

2. The purpose of these Rules is to provide for the
safety of life and property on the Windsor Field Airport
and to provide for the protection of public and private
property within the boundaries of the airport and for the
general administration of the airport.

3. In these Rules, unless the context otherwise
requires —

“airport” means the Windsor Field Airport, New
Providence under the control of the Minister;

“authority” means the Minister or a person duly
appointed by him;

“Minister” means the Minister appointed under
section 3 of the Civil Aviation Act, or any
public officer authorised by him to discharge
any of the functions of the Minister under the
provisions of these Rules.

4. (1) These Rules shall apply to all persons on any
part of the airport.

(2) It shall be unlawful for any person to enter upon
any restricted area of the airport except with the written
permission of the Minister or his duly authorised


S.I. 66/1965
S.I. 155/1972

Short title.

Purpose.

Interpretation.

Application of
Rules.

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representative. Restricted areas of the airport are those
areas so designated by notice boards erected by authority.

(3) It shall be unlawful for any person to enter any
area set aside for the use of The Bahamas Government,
private offices in the terminal building, the landing field,
runways, taxiways, apron areas or the loading aprons of the
airport, except —

(a) persons assigned to duty or having official
business therein and wearing identification
badges of such type as may be approved by the
authority;

(b) passengers under appropriate supervision cross-
ing the apron area when entering or leaving
aircraft; and

(c) persons authorised by the Minister and being in
possession of a pass issued by the Minister or by
his authorised agent:

Provided that any such pass must be endorsed by the
Comptroller of Customs in order to authorise the holder to
enter any such area for the purpose of meeting an aircraft
arriving from outside The Bahamas or any person aboard
any such aircraft.

(4) No person shall be permitted upon aircraft or
upon taxiways or runways or any portion of the airport
contained therein, except with the authorisation of the
Minister and subject to prior clearance from the Airport
Control Tower.

(5) Aircraft operators or their agents are responsible
for the supervision of the loading of their passengers and
freight and they must ensure that customs and immigration
requirements are strictly complied with. They must also
request passengers not to smoke when on the ramp.

(6) No person shall enter the covered area immedi-
ately north of the customs inspection room during the time
passengers are leaving or are about to leave that part of the
building, except such passengers and any other persons
who may be authorised in writing by the Minister. No
person shall obstruct passengers leaving the customs
inspection room by standing in or near any of the three exit
doors.

S.I. 155/1972.

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5. (1) Aircraft on the apron area shall be loaded or
unloaded as soon as practicable, and in no case shall
occupy space on the apron longer than one hour, except by
permission from the Minister or his authorised represen-
tative.

(2) No person shall park any aircraft in any area on
the airport other than that prescribed by the Minister or his
authorised representative.

6. (1) Aircraft operators or their agents and the
respective pilots thereof shall be responsible for the prompt
disposal of disabled aircraft.

(2) When a disabled aircraft is blocking any portion
of the movement area on the airport, the pilots or other
persons responsible for the aircraft shall make immediate
arrangements to have the aircraft moved. In the event the
aircraft is not moved as soon as is reasonably possible, the
Minister may initiate action to have the aircraft moved at
the expense of the owner.

7. The pilot in command of an aircraft landing at
the airport must file an arrival report with Air Traffic
Control unless authorised not to do so by the Minister.

8. The Minister or his authorised representative
may delay or restrict any flight at the airport and may
refuse take-off clearance to any aircraft for any justifiable
reason.

9. No aircraft shall be operated on the airport
unless it is equipped with radio equipment capable both of
transmitting and receiving messages.

10. No aircraft, aircraft engines and propellers shall
be repaired at the parking gates which are used for loading
and off-loading passengers. Repairs may take place only in
areas specified by the Minister.

11. (1) No person shall taxi or tow an aircraft to or
from the hangar, or to or from an approved parking area
unless he has been authorised to do so by the Airport
Control Tower.

(2) No aircraft shall be taxied except at a safe and
reasonable speed.

(3) No person shall start or run any engine in an
aircraft unless a competent person is in the aircraft
attending the engine controls.

Aircraft parking
on apron.

Disabled aircraft.

Aircraft arrivals.

Departing
aircraft.

Radio equipped.

Repairs to
aircraft.

Taxing rules for
aircraft.

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(4) Aircraft engines may be warmed up only in
places approved for such purposes by the Minister. Test
runs by an aircraft on an engine at any time are forbidden
except in an area approved by the Minister.

12. (1) No person shall solicit business for any
purpose on the airport without the permission of the
Minister.

(2) No person shall engage in any business activity
on the airport except with the written permission of the
Minister, and under such terms and conditions as may be
prescribed by him.

13. (1) No person shall, within the boundary of the
airport, solicit or invite or attempt to solicit or invite, or
induce persons to ride in any taxi-cabs, or any other vehicle
used for the purpose of carrying passengers or baggage or
both for hire.

(2) No person shall operate any taxi-cab or other
vehicle carrying passengers, baggage or both for hire from
the airport unless that person is the holder of a permit
issued by the Minister.

(3) No vehicle owned by or operated by or on
behalf of an hotel or club or any establishment providing
accommodation for guests shall be used for the purpose of
picking up or setting down passengers at the airport unless
the owners or operators of the vehicle, first obtain the
written permission of the Minister.

(4) No person shall use a vehicle for the purpose of
delivering food, beverages or any other consumable items
for sale on the airport unless that person is the holder of a
permit issued by the Minister. Sale of food or beverages on
the airport is forbidden except by the holder of a permit
issued by the Minister.

(5) No person shall drive any vehicle on the ramp or
airport marshalling area without a written permit issued by
the Minister. No vehicle shall be driven on the aircraft
taxiways or runways without prior clearance from the
Airport Control Tower and such vehicles must be equipped
with functioning two-way radio.

(6) All vehicles used on the aircraft parking ramps
shall be fitted with flame arresters.

Soliciting or
carrying on
business.

Taxi-cabs and
other vehicles.

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(7) No vehicle shall be driven in excess of fifteen
miles per hour on the ramp or aircraft parking area.

14. (1) No person shall park a motor vehicle on the
airport other than in the areas provided for parking.
Loading and unloading shall take place only in the areas
designated for those purposes.

(2) Drivers of taxi-cabs waiting in line shall be
responsible for moving such vehicles if required to do so
by authority and shall be available at all times when the
taxi-cabs for which they arc responsible are required for
service.

(3) Drivers of all vehicles within the airport
boundary shall obey the instructions of the airport police.

(4) No person shall abandon or park for more than
seven days at a time any motor vehicle on the airport. Any
vehicle which has been abandoned on the airport may be
moved by authority at the expense of the owner.

(5) All mobile ramp equipment such as baggage
trucks, tugs, airconditioning units, service trucks and
power units shall be parked in a neat and orderly fashion at
such places as are designated by the Minister.

15. Any person involved in an accident on the
airport shall make a full report to the airport police as soon
us possible after the accident has occurred.

16. No person shall clean or make any repairs to
motor vehicles on the roadways or in the parking areas of
the airport except such minor repairs as are necessary to
permit removal of such motor vehicles from the airport or
except as authorised by the Minister.

17. No person shall solicit rental car business or
transact rental car business on the airport unless he has
been authorised in writing to do so by the Minister. This
rule shall not be construed so as to prevent delivery of
rental cars for arriving passengers previously reserved by
the customer. Evidence as to such prior reservation may be
requested by a member of the airport police or by an
authorised representative of the Minister.

Parking.

Accident reports.

Repairs of motor
vehicles.

Rental cars.

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18. (1) No person shall disturb, tamper with or
attempt to destroy, injure or deface any building, sign,
equipment, fixture, mark or any other structure, trees,
flowers, shrubs or other vegation on the airport.

(2) No person shall trespass on lawn or seeded areas.
19. (1) No person shall dispose of garbage, paper,

trash, refuse or other material on the airport except in the
area designated by the Minister.

(2) All rubbish removed from aircraft must be
placed in receptacles provided. Ground equipment is to be
removed from the ramps after use, and stowed neatly in the
space allocated for this purpose by the Minister.

(3) The ramp and aircraft marshalling area are to be
kept clean and tidy; any oil, grease or rubbish deposited
upon the ground shall be removed and the area cleaned by
the person responsible for having made such deposit.

20. No person shall engage in or conduct gambling
in any form, or operate gambling devices anywhere within
the airport boundary.

21. No person shall conduct any open flame opera-
tions within the airport boundary unless so authorised by
the Minister. No person shall interfere in any way with
airport fire appliances or equipment. Airport fire regula-
tions are to be strictly observed by all persons employed
upon the airport or utilising airport facilities.

22. No smoking shall be permitted on the ramps or
aircraft marshalling area, or at any place on the airport
within two hundred feet of any aircraft.

23. No person shall swear, use obscene language,
commit any nuisance or be guilty of offensive behaviour or
disorderly conduct within the airport boundary.

24. No person shall post, distribute or display any
signs, advertisements, circulars, or printed or written
matters at the airport except with the approval of the
Minister and under such terms and conditions as may be
prescribed by the Minister.

25. Any person contravening any of the provisions
of these Rules, shall be liable on summary conviction to a
penalty not exceeding seventy five dollars.

Preservation of
property.

Sanitation.

Gambling.

Fire precautions.

Smoking.

Conduct.

Advertising.

Penalty.
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