Regulation 2016/2120 amending Regulation 1033/2006 as regards the provisions

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2120 of 2 December 2016 amending Regulation (EC) No 1033/2006 as regards the provisions referred to in Article 3(1) - text published in the Official Journal of the European Union


To amend Regulation 1033/2006 by updating references to International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and EU provisions.


Since the adoption of Regulation 1033/2006 a number of changes to ICAO provisions and the corresponding EU legislation (Regulation 923/2012) were made.

Provisions in the following ICAO documents were changed:

  • Annex 2 - Rules of the Air
  • Doc 8168 PANS-OPS (new edition)
  • Doc 4444 - PANS-ATM (new edition)
  • Doc 7030 - ICAO Regional Supplementary Procedures (new edition)

The Regulation 1033/2006 was amended to account for these changes. The scope of the amendment icludes:

  • Updated definition of "terminal area procedures"
  • Replacement of the Annex

Entry Into Force

This Regulation entered into force in December 2016.

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