Get airside access at YQF

Below you will see a list of items required to attain the proper clearance and documentation for your business at the Red Deer Regional Airport. Please select the category that best explains your required access, and complete the steps below listed for your classification. Should you have any questions regarding this process, please feel free to reach out to our Director, Safety and Security.

Important Notes

High visibility vests and valid airport identification, with head and shoulder photo, are required at all times when accessing Red Deer Regional Airport airside property.

When driving airside, vehicle operators must have a valid driver’s licence and vehicle registration available for presentation upon demand.

Restricted Access and Identification Passes must be picked up in person, from the Airport Administration Office located at:

3800 Airport Drive Springbrook, AB T4S 0E2

Security Clearances

Red Deer Regional Airport Authority has two levels of security clearance.

  1. A Restricted Area Pass (RAP) is granted to persons who meet the eligibility requirements for access to restricted areas; a Criminal Record Check may be requested.
  2. An Identification Pass – Non-Restricted Airside Area is granted to persons who meet the eligibility requirements for airside access, including driving privileges on aprons and/or taxiways.

Applying for Clearance

Complete the Consolidated Security Application and submit it to the Director, Safety & Security; follow the requirements appropriate to the clearance being requested.

Apron Only
(“A” AVOP)
Apron & Taxiway
(“D/A” AVOP)
Apron, Taxiway, &
Runway
(“D” AVOP)
Applicable to:
– Mechanics
– Hangar Owners/Renters
– Employees
Applicable to:
– Fuellers
– Baggage Handlers
– De-Icers
– Mechanics
Applicable to:
– Operations Staff
– Contractors
EXTREMELY LIMITED AVAILABILITY
Review the 2022 Airport Traffic Directives;
Book appointment with the Director, Safety & Security;
Successfully complete short  multiple-choice questionnaire (100% required);
Photo to be taken

Note: A valid Radio Operator – Areonautical Certificate is not required

Review the 2022 Airport Traffic Directives;
Book appointment with the Director, Safety & Security;
Successfully complete written portion of exam (minimum 90%);
Book appointment with the Director, Airport Operations for practical portion of the exam;
Photo to be taken
Note: Must possess a valid Radio Operator – Aeronautical Certificate
Review the 2022 Airport Traffic Directives;
Book appointment with the Director, Safety & Security;
Successfully complete written portion of exam (minimum 90%);
Book appointment with the Director, Airport Operations; for practical portion of the exam;
Photo to be taken
Note: Must possess a valid Radio Operator – Aeronautical Certificate

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF THE RED DEER REGIONAL AIRPORT.
Airside Identification Pass (IP) Restricted Area Privileges (RAP)
Applicable to:
– General Operations Staff
– Administration Staff
Applicable to:
– Contractors
– Operations/Security Staff
Book appointment with Director, Safety &  Security;
Photo to be taken
Notes:
– No driving privileges
– Criminal Background Check not required
Book appointment with Director, Safety &  Security;
Photo to be taken
Notes:
– No driving privileges
– May require a Criminal Background Check