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The BHDCA Safety Management System (SMS) is an organized approach to safety management, including the necessary structure, responsibilities, principles and procedures.

The BHDCA has implemented the SMS in its work in accordance with ICAO Doc 9859 (“The Safety Management Manual”).

The implementation of the SMS invariably implies:

  • Identification of safety hazards,
  • Taking necessary measures to avoid or mitigate the consequences of risks or hazards,
  • Continued oversight and ongoing assessment of the safety level reached.

The Safety Management Department shall be responsible for the monitoring of international standards and recommended practice in the area of safety management, and for their implementation in the national legislation. This Department shall ensure ongoing compliance of the implementation of the SAFA Programme in BIH with EU standards. It shall draft regulations on mandatory occurrence reporting, receive and process reports on mandatory occurrences, accidents and incidents. It shall keep records on identified risks, ensure that risk are continually identified, analysed, prioritized, managed, controlled and reported. It shall also inform any interested parties of the status of risks.

Application Form for exemptions from the application of by-laws/standards  
Application Form for approval of derogations from the application of by-laws
enacted by the BHDCA


  1. Occurrences related to aerodromes and ground services
  2. Occurrences related to air navigation services and facilities
  3. Occurrences related to the operation of the aircraft
  4. Bird strike reporting form
  5. Occurrences related to technical conditions, maintenance and repair of aircraft
  6. Voluntary Safety Report
  7. Request for provision of information from BHDCA database on occurrences

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