The Aviation Security under the PNG Aviation Rules Part 140 prescribes the certification requirements for organizations intending to provide Aviation Security Services in Papua New Guinea and the operating requirements for the continuation of this certification. Part 140 has been established to fulfil Papua New Guinea obligations under ICAO Annex 17 to provide security services:
- At security designated aerodromes
- At security designated navigation installation
Aviation Security Core Functions & Activities
Our core functions and activities include:
- Screening & searching of passengers, flight crew, airport workers, baggage, aircraft, etc.
- Undertaking security patrols & escorts
- Managing the airport identification card system
- Collaborating with other domestic & international security and border agencies.
Aviation Security Compliance & Quality
The main or sole purpose of the Aviation Security Compliance & Quality Division is to ensure Quality and Control is maintained in the daily operations of Aviation Security and in a consistent manner. By doing so, Team Compliance ensure to review and conduct analysis of conformance to NAC documented policies, procedures in facilitating regulatory compliance requirements and maintain records of non-compliance if any arises in the daily or whole operations of Aviation Security.
They also investigations on certain security related issues, do physical site search and inspections, compile reports and do recommendations on identified loop holes in the security areas of the airport.
Aviation Security Compliance also coordinates the closure of both Internal and External CANs (CASA Audit Notice), AFNs (Audit Finding Notices) and come up with CAPs (Corrective Action Plans) and Preventive Actions Plans.
Aviation Security ID Centre
The Aviation Security ID Centre is established at Port Moresby International Airport under a transitional arrangement whereby, initially the management and operations of the Centre, and the approval and issuing authority will remain the responsibility of Aviation Security Department. The ID Centre issues different types of Security Identification Cards and Vehicle Permits at Port Moresby International Airport and other Airports throughout Papua New Guinea. The issuance of ASIC (Aviation Security Identification Card), other identity cards and vehicle permits compiles with CAR (Civil Aviation Rule) Part 107.65.
ID Centre has established and implemented the following types of Aviation Security Identification Cards and Permits;
PNG Red ASIC
An applicant applying for a PNG Red ASIC is required to:
- Complete an ASIC Application Form
- Complete & attach Online Induction Certificate
- Attach a current Police background check report/certificate issued by the Royal Constabulary of PNG
- For Foreign Worker who requires an ASIC in performance of his/her duty, he/she must submit a Foreign Police background check report or a copy of a valid Passport Bio-data page as supporting document with his/her application
These requirements apply to both Initial and renewal applicants.
The National Aviation Security ID Centre may issue a PNG Red ASIC to a person in order to provide the holder access to Port Moresby International Airport and any Security Designated and gazetted airports in Papua New Guinea.
Before issuing a PNG Red ASIC to a person, the National Aviation Security ID Centre must be satisfied, after sufficient and reasonable investigation that:
- The person has justifiable need for frequent access to the security restricted areas of more than one security designated and gazette airport in Papua New Guinea;
- One of the airports in relation to which the person has a justifiable need for frequent access is the Port Moresby International Airport
- The person has justifiable need for such access without escort: and
- The person needs access for the purposes of exercising a power, or performing a duty or function, arising out of the person’s employment.
In addition to the general condition of use, National Aviation Security ID Centre shall issue a PNG Red ASIC to the following conditions as to its issue:
- The card allows the holder access to security restricted areas of any security designated and gazetted airports in Papua New Guinea including Port Moresby International Airport
- Whenever the holder accesses the security restricted area, the holder must have justifiable need to access the area for the purpose of the holder exercising a power, or performing a duty or function, arising out of the holder’s employment
- The card is not transferable and may only be used by the holder of the card
- The card shall remain the property of the National Airports Corporation
- The card must be worn by the holder attached to the holder’s outer clothing, at waist height or above, on the front and with the card facing outwards, at all times when the holder is in a security restricted area of a security designated and gazetted airport of Papua New Guinea
Payment must be made to ID Centre or NAC Finance after the application is approved by the Team Leader ID Centre.
|ASIC Initial/Renewal||K250.00 + 10% GST (K275.00)|
|ASIC with Proxy||K300.00 + 10% GST (K330.00)|
|Lost Stolen or Damaged (ASIC)||K250.00 + 10% GST (K275.00)|
|Lost Stolen or Damaged (ASIC with Proxy)||K300.00 + 10% GST (K330.00)|
An ASIC holder who loses his/her PNG Red ASIC have to pay the initial cost for reprint.
National Aviation Security ID Centre may reject an applicant reapplying for PNG Red ASIC twice or more for damaged and or lost ASICs.
Aviation Security Identification Card
The following procedures shall be maintained for the implementation of the Airport Security Program and other Identity documentation.
- An ASIC application form shall be accompanied by an Online Induction Certificate and a Police background check report issued by the Royal Constabulary of PNG.
- For Foreign Workers who require an ASIC in performance of their duties, they must submit a Foreign Police background check report or a copy of a valid Passport Bio-data page as supporting document with their application.
- Temporary Pass is available and is provided to applicants who need to access areas within the Airport on a temporary basis. The Temporary Pass holder will be escorted by a valid ASIC holder when accessing any SRA, Sterile Area or Enhanced Area.
- The Temporary Pass is color-coded and valid for each month in a year
- Applicants are required to fill the Application Form and accompanied together with organizations requested and an Online Induction Certificate or Group Induction Attendance List with signed-off signatures.
- A background check is not required if a person applying for a Temporary Pass.
- Contractor Pass will be issued for the duration of the Project to any company providing associated works relating to CADIP or AID projects and developments at the Aerodrome.
- The Contractor Pass is issued to Contractors engaged for long term projects at SRA, Sterile Areas and Enhanced Areas and valid for a period exceeding three (3) months.
Landside Vehicle Permits
The Landside Vehicle Pass (LVP) is a control mechanism for vehicles at the terminal curb side. The landside vehicle permit system is used throughout NAC Airports to minimize unauthorized access and the threat of unlawful interference involving vehicles at the terminal curb side, within all NAC Security Designated airports throughout Papua New Guinea.
The following procedures shall be maintained for the implementation of the Airport Security Program and documentation.
- An application form must be completed and authorized by an authorizing officer & a company stamp.
- The application.
Please click the links to download the forms listed below:
- Red ASIC (Designated airports)
- Airside Driving Permit
- Contractor Pass
- Landside Vehicle Permit
- Airside Vehicle Permit
- Temporary Vehicle Permit
Please fill out the required application form and drop them:
- For Port Moresby International Airport : ID Centre, Level 1, Domestic Terminal Building
- For Regional Airports: Drop it with our offices in one of our 21 airports near you.
Luggage & Lost Property
Report all your lost property and luggage to our friendly customer service and aviation security officers for assistance.
OHSE (Occupational Health & Safety)
National Airports Corporation is highly regulated industry – Safety and Security are core functions of the operations and business. Maintaining and improving airport operational safety to meet or exceed national and international standards and recommended Practices are daily responsibilities vested in the management and staff of NAC.
OHS section of HR is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of the workforce, the environment, and in all to ensure that a “Safe System of Work” where the health and safety of employees, travelling passengers, Airline staffs, contractors and visitors, the environment and the surrounding communities are not jeopardized.
Occupational Health and Safety administer:
- Safe System of Work
- OHS Incident/Accident reporting and Investigation
- Risk Assessment and Control
- Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Contractors and Stakeholders Management
- OHS Training and Competency