Pursuant to subsection 5.9(2) of the Aeronautics Act, and after taking into account that the exemption is in the public interest and is not likely to affect aviation safety, I hereby exempt Alrosa - Mirny Air Enterprise, Mirny Airport, Sakha Republic Russia 678170 and its flight crewmembers from the requirements set out in subsection 602.150 (1) of the Canadian Aviation Regulations subject to the following conditions.

Subsection 602.150 (1) states that “No person shall operate a subsonic turbo-jet aeroplane that has a maximum certificated take-off weight of more than 34 000 kg (74,956 pounds) to or from an aerodrome other than Gander International Airport unless the aeroplane meets the noise emission standards set out in Chapter 3 or 4 of Volume I, Aircraft Noise, of Annex 16 to the Convention”.


The purpose of this exemption is to allow Alrosa  - Mirny Air Enterprise and its flight crewmembers to conduct one landing and one takeoff at Edmonton International Airport (CYEG) using a Chapter 2 aeroplane (IL-76).


The exemption applies to Alrosa  - Mirny Air Enterprise and its flight crewmembers, when operating one (1) Chapter 2 aeroplane under the DFAIT Diplomatic State Clearance number #0093-RU-2011-03-TC and the Transport Canada Overflight and Landing Authorization number AARJF 2011-031. Specifically, the aeroplane covered by this exemption is an IL-76, registration RA76420.


This exemption is subject to the following conditions:

  1. The aeroplane IL-76, registered RA76420 specified in this exemption shall land and take off from Edmonton International Airport (CYEG) only.

  2. A copy of this exemption shall be carried in the journey log book of the aeroplane that is subject to this exemption.

  3. The landing and takeoff shall occur during daylight hours and comply with noise abatement procedures in force at the Edmonton International Airport (CYEG).


This exemption is valid until the earliest of:

  1. 23:59 MST, March 18, 2011,

  2. The date on which any condition specified in the exemption is breached; or

  3. The date on which the exemption is canceled in writing by the Minister, where he is of the opinion that it is no longer in the public interest or it is likely to affect aviation safety.

Dated at Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on the  1st day of March 2011, on behalf of the Minister of Transport.


Martin J. Eley
Director General
Civil Aviation



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