950. National licensed aerodromes.

The Civil Aviation Authority ('CAA')1must grant a licence ('a national aerodrome licence') for any non-EASA aerodrome2 in the United Kingdom3 if it is satisfied that4:

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    (1)     the applicant is competent, having regard to its previous conduct and experience, and its equipment, organisation, staffing, maintenance and other arrangements, to secure that the aerodrome and the airspace within which its visual traffic pattern5 is normally contained are safe for use by aircraft6;

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    (2)     the aerodrome is safe for use by aircraft, having regard in particular to the physical characteristics of the aerodrome and of its surroundings7;

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    (3)     an effective safety management