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Notice to All Aircraft Operators and Users of Ardmore Airport-Facility Fees Increase

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Airport Authorities Act 1966 ("the Act"), to advise all aircraft operators and users of Ardmore Airport that the final increment of the five-yearly annual increase for facility fees, night flying fees and parking fees is to take effect from 1 December 2011, being a 3% annual increase.
Charges effective 1 December 2011 are as follows:
FIXED WING Facility Fee = $11.27 + (MCTOW x 0.007096)
HELICOPTERS Facility Fee = $13.86 (flat rate all types)
NIGHT FLYING In addition to the above fees, "night flying" fees are applicable to both fixed wing and helicopter aircraft as follows:
1. $5.09 per chargeable night landing;
2. $0.69 per night "touch and go" (fixed wing aircraft only).
Note: For administration purposes, a "night" movement is deemed to be any movement conducted between 2100 and 0600 hours local time during daylight saving and 2000 and 0600 hours standard time.
APPLICATION The facility fee covers the use of runways, taxiways and apron areas with the exception that the flat rate for helicopters applies to all helicopters that access, for the purposes of facilitating a landing, any area of land designated as "airport land" by Ardmore Airport Limited (whether it be operational, non-operational or leased land and includes the airspace associated with that designation).
PARKING This covers aircraft parked on aprons, airport operational area and non-leased sites:
(a) Parking up to 2 hours - no charge.
(b) Parking in excess of 2 hours - $12.36 for every 24-hour period or part period from time of landing. Parking usage will be determined by Ardmore Airport Limited.
GENERAL (a) MCTOW means maximum certified take-off weight in kilograms.
(b) All charges are subject to goods and services tax.
(c) All charges are payable by the 20th of the month following landing unless subject to a prior written arrangement with Ardmore Airport Limited.
(d) A late payment penalty may be imposed on any charges which remain outstanding at the end of the month in which payment is due. Such penalty shall be 15% per annum on the amount outstanding calculated on a daily basis from the date on which payment was due until the date of actual payment, but with a minimum of $10.00.
(e) The charges are set in accordance with section 4(2) of the Act and may be varied from time to time.
(f) These charges include the total cost of operating an aircraft into, out of or from Ardmore Airport only.
(g) These charges will be invoiced to the registered owner of the aircraft per the Civil Aviation Authority Register of Aircraft unless prior arrangement has been made with Ardmore Airport Limited.
Dated this 11th day of November 2011.
TREVOR WILLCOCK, Chief Executive, Ardmore Airport Limited.