ANNEX 14 describes the intended function of airport fencing is to prevent entrance of unauthorized persons:
onto non-public areas of the aerodrome
into ground installations and facilities that are essential for the safety of civil aviation and are located outside of the aerodrome.
Fencing should also be provided to prevent the entrance into the movement area by animals large enough to be a hazard to aircraft.
a lightweight frangible fence should be installed when located between frangible approach lighting towers or when located to protect the ILS critical and sensitive areas against unlawful interference.
available for airport perimeter or individual ground installations
transparent to electro-magnetic signals
does not interfere with ILS or MLS systems
available in standard heights of 2,0 m or 2,5 m, with different spacing and colouring
difficult to climb due to absence of cross bars in the panels and the sharp
designed and tested to withstand jet blasts
UV-resistant and non-corrodible