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AIM

10/12/17

2

−3−31

Airport Marking Aids and Signs

2

−3−15. Security Identifications Display

Area (Airport Ramp Area)

a.

Security Identification Display Areas (SIDA)

are limited access areas that require a badge issued in
accordance with procedures in CFR 49 Part 1542.
Movement through or into these areas is prohibited
without proper identification being displayed. If you
are unsure of the location of a SIDA, contact the
airport authority for additional information. Airports
that have a SIDA must have the following
information available:

1.

A description and map detailing boundaries

and pertinent features;

2.

Measures used to perform the access control

functions required under CFR 49 Part
1542.201(b)(1);

3.

Procedures to control movement within the

secured area, including identification media required
under CFR 49 Part 1542.201(b)(3); and

4.

A description of the notification signs

required under CFR 49 Part 1542.201(b)(6).

b.

Pilots or passengers without proper identifica-

tion that are observed entering a SIDA (ramp area)
may be reported to TSA or airport security. Pilots are
advised to brief passengers accordingly.