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DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC  OF  SRI LANKA

AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION SERVICES (AIS/HQ)

AIRPORT & AVIATION SERVICES (S.L) LTD

          BANDARANAIKE INTL AIRPORT   COLOMBO

     KATUNAYAKE, SRI LANKA

AIRAC

AIP

SUPPLEMENT

01/13

31 JAN 2013

AD

                      (REVISED AND CORRECTED VERSION OF AIRAC AIP SUP 07/12 DATED 15TH NOVEMBER 2012)

      COMMENCEMENT OF OPERATIONS AT MATTALA RAJAPAKSA                                   INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (VCRI)

1.    INTRODUCTION

1.1        The purpose of this AIP Supplement is to inform the aviation community that the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport  (VCRI) will be available for international operations from 18th March 2013 ( the exact time will be notified by NOTAM in  advance)  and to provide infor mation about the facilities, services and the operational procedures which would be initially available and applicable at this airport.

2.   AERODROME DATA  /  INFORMATION

2.1     AERODROME LOCATION INDICATOR AND NAME         

1

Location Name

Mattala

2

Name of Aerodrome

Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport

3

ICAO Location Indicator

VCRI

  2.2. STATUS OF CERTIFICATION OF AERODROME

Aerodrome Name and Location indicator

Status of Certification

Date of Certification

Validity of Certification

Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

MATTALA / Rajapaksa International Airport (VCRI)

Certification in progress

               -

     -

AD Reference Code : 4F

  2.3.  AERODROME GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE  DATA

1

ARP coordinates and site at AD

061704.08N 0810726.86E (Centre of RWY)

2

Direction and distance from City

9NM, Bearing 0010, from Hambantota town.

3

Elevation / reference Temperature

48M / 310C

4

MAG VAR / Annual change

20 DEG W /2009 Annual change – Negligible

5

AD Administration, Address, Telephone, Fax, AFS

Airport & Aviation Services (S. L) Ltd,

Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport,

Maththala, Sri Lanka.

Tel       : 94 11 2263548

Fax      : 94 11 2263549

AFS     : VCRIYDYX

e-mail  :  ammria@airport.lk

6

Types of Traffic permitted

IFR / VFR

  2.4. OPERATIONAL HOURS

1

Aerodrome Administration

                              H24

2

Customs and Immigration     

                              H24

3

Health and Sanitation

                              H24

4

AIS Briefing Office

                              H24

5

ATS Reporting Office

                              H24

6

Met Briefing Office

                              H24

7

Air Traffic Services

                              H24

8

Fuelling

                              H24

9

Handling

                              H24

10

Security

                              H24

2.5. HANDLING SERVICES AND FACILITIES

1

Cargo Handling facilities

Available for all anticipated requirements.

2

Fuel / oil types

Fuel    : Lanka Aviation Turbine Fuel (Jet A-1)

-       No limitation.

Aviation Gasoline (AVGAS 100LL)

-       In 200ltr barrels on request

3

Fuelling Facilities / Capacities

One No. ‘BENZE/ROHR’ 19,000 IG 600GPM Refuller

One No. ‘BENZE’/Fluid Transfer 6500 IG 600 GPM.

4

Hanger space for visiting aircraft

Nil

5

Repair facilities for visiting aircraft

Line Maintenance Facility

6

Remarks

Nitrogen available. Basic transit handling, Other Facilities with prior arrangements with SriLankan Airlines.

  2.6.  PASSENGER FACILITIES

1

Hotels

Hotel counters available in the arrival lobby.

2

Restaurants

Available in the public and transit area.

3

Transportation

Taxies to city/Rent a Car service, Travel agents

4

Medical Facilities

First Aid & Ambulance  available. at airport.

Hambantota Base Hospital - 27Km

5

Bank and Post Office

Available at Airport

6

Tourist Office

Available at Airport

7

Remarks

Snack bars, shops available in the public lobby area & Transit. Bond Baggage, Left Luggage facility available.

   2.7  RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES

1

AD Category for fire fighting

Cat 10 ( No facilities for foaming of RWY)

2

Rescue Equipment

Adequate rescue and fire fighting vehicles, equipment and personnel available 

3

Capability for removal of disable aircraft

Hydraulic Jacks,   Max.  A320

  2.8. SEASONAL AVAILABILITY – CLEARING

AD available throughout  the year

  2.9. APRONS, TAXIWAYS AND CHECK LOCATIONS DATA

1

Apron surface and strength

Concrete, PCN86/R/B/W/T

2

Taxiway width, surface and strength

TWY A – width 25M Asphalt , Right angle exit TWY,     Strength  PCN71/F/B/W/T ( 17.5M shoulders     either side),

 TWY B – width  15M, Asphalt  ,Right angle exit TWY,      Strength  PCN/71/F/B/W/T 

3

ACL  location and elevation

At Apron, 50M 

4

INS Check Points

 See Aircraft Parking / Docking chart ( Attachment – B)                                  ( Click Here to view or Print)

5

VOR Check Points

On TWY A - 231.50R MTL , 1.54 DME

On TWY B – 2320R MTL, 1.28 DME

6

Remarks

Nil

   2.10. SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND MARKINGS

1

Use of aircraft stand ID signs, TWY guidance lines and visual docking/parking guidance system of aircraft stands

TWY guidance system : Nose wheel guidance on TWYs  and Apron.

Indicators and ground signaling systems:

      WDI                                     -  Lighted

      TWY guidance indicators    -  Lighted

      Apron guidance indicators  -  Not Lighted

2

RWY and TWY marking and LGT

RWY Centerline lights   :  Variable White from THR to the point 900M from RWY END; ALTN Red and Variable White from 900M to 300M from the RWY END; and Red from 300M to the RWY END.

RWY Edge lights             :  Bi-directional elevated   White/Amber   

Threshold lights              :  Inset Green at both RWY ends

Touchdown Zone lights  :  Nil

RWY End lights                :  Inset RED at Both ENDs

TWY lights                        : Blue elevated

Marking Aids                    : RWY designation, RWY Centerline,  RWY edge, TWY centerline, TWY edge, RWY Ends, Touchdown Zone, Fixed distance, TORA signs, Apron guide lines, Threshold Marking,Enhanced Taxiway Marking, Aiming Point, Runway Turn Pad Marking, Runway Holding Position Marking.

3

Stop Bars

Nil

4

Remarks

Nil

   2.11  AERODROME OBSTACLES

  In approach /TKOF area

In circling area at AD

Remarks

RWY/Area Affected

Obstacle Type

Elevation

Marking/LGT

Co-ordinates

Obstacle Type

Elevation

Marking/LGT

Co-ordinates

 

a

b

c

a

b

c

See Aerodrome  Obstacle Chart – Type A (Attachment  - C)  (  Click here to view or print)

 See IACs

   2.12  METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED

1

Associated MET Office

MATTALA/ Mattala Rajapaksa  Intl. Airport

2

Hours of Service

MET Office

H24

-

3

Office responsible for TAF preparation:

Period of validity:

MATTALA/ Mattala Rajapaksa  Intl. Airport

30Hrs

4

Type of landing forecast intervals of issuance

TREND,  ½ hr

5

Briefing consultation provided

P,T,D,U,C

6

Flight documentation :

Language(s) used :

C, TB

English

7

Charts and other information available for briefing consultation

S,P,U,W

8

Supplementary equipment available for providing information

SADIS system, GTS System, AWOS, WXR , APT

9

ATS Units provided with information

Colombo FIC, RCC, TWR

10

Additional Information

Tel   : 94 47 2030199

 Fax : 94 47 2030199

AFS : VCRIYMYX

e-mail : met.mria@airport.lk

P         -   Personal consultation / Prognostic upper air chart

T         -   Telephone

C         -   Charts

D         -  Self Briefing         

TB       -  Tabular forms

          U         -  Upper air analysis (current chart)

W        -  Significant weather chart

S         -  Surface analysis (current)

WXR   -  Weather radar

APT       - Receiver for Satellite cloud picture.

   2.13  RUNWAY PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Designation

RWY Nr

     TRUE BRG

Dimensions of RWY (M)

Strength and Surface of RWY and SWY

THR Coordinates

THR Geoid undulation

(GUND)

1

2

3

4

5

 05

45.800 GEO

3500 X 60

PCN 71/F/B/W/T

Asphalt

061624.53N

0810645.88E

23

225.800 GEO

061743.63N

0810807.84E

Designation

RWY Nr

  THR Elevation

Slope of RWY / SWY

Dimensions of SWY(M)

Dimensions of CWY(M)

1

6

7

8

9

 05

41.43M

0.2%

Nil

300 X 150

23

     48.30M

0.2%

Nil

300 X 150

Designation

RWY Nr

Strip Dimensions

  Obstacle   Free Zone

Remarks

1

10

11

12

 05

3620 X 300

Nil

RESA -  RWY 05  -  240(M) X 150(M)

              RWY 23  - 240(M) X 150(M)

23

Nil

   2.14. DECLARED DISTANCES

       RWY DESIGNATOR

  TORA(M)

TODA(M)

ASDA(M)

LDA(M)

Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

6

05

3500

3800

3500

3500

Nil

23

3500

3800

3500

3500

   2.15.  APPROACH AND RWY LIGHTING

RWY Approach LGT Type,Length, Intensity THR LGT, Colour  WBAR VASIS (MEHT) PAPI TDZ  LGT Spacing Colour Intensity RWY Centreline LGT Length Spacing Colour Intensity RWY Edge LGT Colour

RWY END LGT Colour WBAR

SWY LGT Length(M) Colour Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

05

Simple approach Lighting System 420m, Five  steps brightness change

Green

No WBAR

PAPI both sides 30

MEHT 22.5M

N/A

15M, RED –upto 300M from RWY END Alternate RED / WHITE 300M – 900M from RWY END.

 High Intensity

AMBER in 600M to RWY END.  Rest WHITE

High intensity

   RED

   No    WBAR

High intensity

Nil

Nil

23

ICAO CAT I Precision Approach Lighting system.

Five cross bars. Five steps brightness change

Green

 WBAR

AVBL

PAPI both sides30

MEHT 19.53M

N/A

15M, RED –upto 300M from RWY END Alternate RED / WHITE 300M – 900M from RWY END.

 High Intensity

AMBER in 600M to RWY END.  Rest WHITE

High intensity

RED

No WBAR

  High intensity

Nil

Nil

   2.16 OTHER  LIGHTING, SECONDARY POWER  SUPPLY

1

ABN / IBN location, characteristics and hours of operation

ABN  : At TWR Building FLG Altn (12)  W & (12) G EV  2.5   SEC,  HO

IBN   : Nil

2

 LDI location and LGT

Anemometer location and LGT

Nil

Anemometer :  Not lighted 

3

TWY edge and centreline lighting

Edge          :   BLUE                                             Centreline  :    Nil

4

Secondary power supply / switch over time

Switch over time   :   15 Sec 

5

Remarks.

Nil

   2.17. ATS  AIRSPACE

1

Designation and lateral limits

MATTALA- CTR.

An airspace bounded  laterally by;

i) North-Western arc of the circle of 10NM radius centred on VCRI ARP cords; 061704.08N 081 07 26.86E. 

ii) South-Eastern arc of the circle of 10NM radius centred on Wirawila (VCCW) RWY mid-point  cords: 061516.82N 081407.14E, and;

iii) two tangents drawn between the  arcs of circles referred to i) and ii) above.    

2

 Vertical Limits.

SFC to 4000FT ALT

3

Airspace Classification

C

4

ATS Unit Call sign

Language(s)

Mattala Tower

English

5

Transition Altitude

11000FT

6

Remarks.

Wirawila CTR ( Ref. AIP page VCCW AD 2-3, item VCCW AD 2-17  ATS AIRSPACE)  has been merged into MATTALA CTR and the Airspace  Classification upgraded from D  to C.         

   2.18. ATS COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

      Service Designation

Call Sign

   Frequency

Hours of Operation

Remarks

TWR / APP

Mattala Tower

119.85MHz

*124.35MHz

    H24

* -  Standby Frequency

Controlling Authority: AASL

TWR/ SMC

Mattala Ground

121.70MHZ

   2.19    REVISION  TO COLOMBO  ATS ROUTE STRUCTURE

  2.19.1  WEF 7th MAR 2013, the Colombo ATS route structure will be revised with the introduction of new ATS routes M513, Q110, Q210, Y510 and Z610 and re-alignment of the existing ATS route L897  specially to supplement traffic to VCRI (Mattala Rajapaksa Intl. Airport). The details of the new ATS routes  and the re-aligned ATS route L897 as follows :

         

Route Designator,

Name of Significant Points.

Coordinates

Track

MAG(GEO)

VOR RDL

DIST

(COP)

Upper Limits

Lower Limits

Minimum flight

Altitude,

Airspace

Classification

Lateral Limits NM

Direction of Cruising Levels

Remarks,

Controlling Unit,

Frequency

  Odd

 Even

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

   Q110 - RNP 10 OPS ( RNP 10 requirements specified in AIP Sub section ENR 1.1, para 16 are applicable.)

   ▲   MATTALA  DVOR/DME (MTL)  061814N 0810839E)

   Controlling Authority: Colombo   ACC

   FREQ: 124.9MHz

   AWY

   ** below FL280 -Class‘C

 

0450

2250

50NM

FL460

10500FT ALT

**A

20

    ▲   HA   ( 065519N 0814156E)

 

0450

2250

106NM

FL460

11000FT ALT

**A

 

       ESPAP (081342N 0825218E) –TERMINATES AT  INT P762 / M300

 
 

  Y510 - RNP 10 OPS ( RNP 10 requirements specified in AIP Sub section ENR 1.1, para 16 are applicable.)

   ▲   MATTALA  DVOR/DME (MTL)  061814N 0810839E)

Controlling Authority: Colombo ACC

FREQ: 124.9MHz

 AWY

** below  FL280 -Class‘C

 

0770

2570

50NM

FL460

10500FT ALT

**A

20

     HB  063115N 0815650E)

 

0770

2570

134NM

FL460

11000FT ALT

**A

 

    ▲   KASGO (070611N 0840610E)

 

0770

2570

76NM

FL460

FL260

**A

 

       IDUDO (072631N 0851829E)  –TERMINATES AT  INT L645 /  M300

 

  Z610 - RNP 10 OPS ( RNP 10 requirements specified in AIP Sub section ENR 1.1, para 16 are applicable

   ▲   MATTALA  DVOR/DME (MTL)  061814N 0810839E)

Controlling Authority: Colombo ACC

FREQ: 124.9MHz

 AWY

** below  FL280 -Class‘C

 

1040

2840

50NM

FL460

3000FT ALT

**A

20

     HC  06 0840N 0815757E)

 

0930

2730

122NM

FL460

11000FT ALT

**A

 

     TEBIT (060712N 0840000E) –TERMINATES AT  INT P570

   

   Q210 - RNP 10 OPS ( RNP 10 requirements specified in AIP Sub section ENR 1.1, para 16 are applicable.)

   ▲   MATTALA  DVOR/DME (MTL)  061814N 0810839E)

Controlling Authority: Colombo ACC

FREQ: 124.9MHz

 AWY

** below  FL280 -Class‘C

 

1470

3270

50NM

FL460

3000FT ALT

**A

20

       HE  053738N 0813806E)

 

1490

3290

148NM

FL460

11000FT ALT

**A

 

    ▲    RUXER (033514N 0830107E) –TERMINATES AT  INT M641 / P756

 

   M 513 - RNP 10 OPS ( RNP 10 requirements specified in AIP Sub section ENR 1.1, para 16 are applicable.)

 ▲   MATTALA  DVOR/DME (MTL)  061814N 0810839E)

Controlling Authority: Colombo ACC

FREQ: 124.9MHz

 AWY

** below  FL280 -Class‘C

 

2410

0610

50NM

FL460

6500FT ALT

**A

20

    ▲   HF  05° 51' 42"N 080° 26' 27"E)

 

2410

0610

174NM

FL460

11000FT ALT

**A

 

   ▲   MANRU  041931N 0780000E )  - VCCF / VRMF FIR BDRY – NEXT SABDI (INT P756            / G454)

 

T 310 - RNP 10 OPS ( RNP 10 requirements specified in AIP Sub section ENR 1.1, para 16 are applicable.)

▲   MATTALA  DVOR/DME (MTL)  061814N 0810839E)

Controlling Authority: Colombo ACC

FREQ: 124.9MHz

 AWY

** below  FL280 -Class‘C

 

2610

0810

50NM

FL460

6500FT ALT

**A

20

▲   HG  06° 08' 36"N 0801923E)

 

2610

0810

94NM

FL460

11000FT ALT

**A

 

  SAPTA (054954N 0784744E)

 

2610

0810

49NM

FL460

FL260

**A

 

   ▲   ANIVE  054054N 07800'00E)  - VCCF / VRMF FIR BDRY - INT M512 

 
 

L 897 Re-aligned - (IBADA-MTL) and (MTL-KAT) - RNP 10 OPS ( RNP 10 requirements specified in AIP Sub section ENR 1.1, para 16 are applicable.)

   ▲   IBADA (045210N 0852210E)   ( Click here to view NOTAM A0125/13 for corrected COORD)

 

3050

1250

109NM

FL460

FL260

**A

20

 

    ▲   HD   (054942N 0814954E)

 

3070

1270

50NM

FL460

3000FT ALT

**A

 

 

▲   MATTALA  DVOR/DME (MTL)  061814N 0810839E)

 

3070

1270

50NM

FL460

10500FT ALT

**A

 

 

    ▲   HK   (064610N 0802656E)

 

3070

1270

42NM

FL460

10500FT ALT

**A

 

 

   ▲  KATUNAYAKE DVOR/DME (KAT) 090941N 0795207E)

2.19.2      WEF, 7th MAR 13, the existing ATS route system and   AIR TRAFFIC SYSTEM CHART  given in AIP sub section 3.1  should be used in conjunction with above route  information. 

  2.20.   RADIO  NAVIGATION  AND  LANDING  AIDS

Type of Aid and  variation

ID

Frequency / CH

   Hours      of Operation

Site of Transmitting AntennaCo-ordinates

DME Transmitting Antenna Elevation / Remarks

DVOR / DME

(3oW/2012)

MTL

116.7 MHz / CH 114X

H24

061814.13N

0810839.46E

DME Co-located with DVOR.

DME Antenna ELEV: 55.30M

ILS / LLZ

RWY 23

IME

109.5 MHz

H24

061617.86N

0810638.97E

ICAO CAT I , EM: A0 / A2

ILS GP

RWY 23

-

332.6 MHz

H24

061733.12N

081080305E

GP Angle 3 deg , EM A0/A2                    Ref. Datum 15.64M (51.3FT)                           

ILS DME

RWY 23

IME

CH 32X

H24

-

DME co-located with GP RWY 23  EM: P0

DME Antenna ELEV: 50.65M

MM

RWY 23

Dot - dash

75 MHz

H24

061806.22N

0810831.25E

0.70 DME / IME

1.0W

EM: A0 / A2

           

    3.    LOCAL  TRAFFIC  REGULATIONS  AND  PROCEDURES

    3.1   Airport regulations

    3.1.1    AD is restricted to aircraft capable of maintaining two way radio communication with Mattala ATC.   

    3.1.2    Prior permission required for non-scheduled and private flights as described in the para 3 of sub section GEN 1.2 of Sri Lanka AIP.

    3.1.3    Pilots intending to conduct local flights are required to obtain prior permission from DGCA

    3.1.4    Local flights overflying VCRI below 5000FT within 30NM of VCRI AD will be required to use the QNH value of VCRI.

   3.2      Taxing To/From Stands

   3.2.1   Follow ATC instructions. also see Attachments  A& B ( Aerodrome Chart ( Click here to view  or print)  and Aircraft Parking/Docking Chart)  ( Click here to view  or print)

   3.3      Parking Area for small aircraft (General aviation)

   3.3.1   As specified by ATC.

   3.4      Helicopter operations

   3.4.1    As specified by ATC.

   3.4.2    Engine ground running with  rotors turning is not permitted within 200M of other aircraft, Motor vehicles or buildings.

   3.4.3    Where surface taxing is involved, existing TWY system is to be utilized. Whenever possible, taxi manoeuvring  should be confined to the existing TWY system.

    3.5.1   All aircraft parking bays and aerobridges are allocated by the tower controller considering the aircraft type involved and the prevailing or anticipated traffic situation.

    3.5.2   Only Nose-in parking is permitted

    3.5.3   All ARR/DEP aircraft irrespective of their size should make use of Marshalling service which will be provided by SriLankan airlines.

    3.5.4   Carriage of tow-bar is mandatory for the following or similar aircraft types of aircraft :

                 IL18, IL62, IL 86, AN12.AN26, AN124  

    3.6      Special Procedure for Push-back & Start-up.

    3.6.1   Aircraft departing VCRI shall adhere to the procedure for push-back and assignment of flight levels.

    3.6.2   Assignment of flight levels to departing aircraft shall be made on first-come-first served basis. Aircraft normally will be assigned the level requested unless an alternative level is offered after coordination with the adjacent ATC Centres

    3.6.3   Pilots shall use the correct phraseology as specified in para 3.6.4 below when requesting clearance to push-back in order to avoid confusion.

     3.6.4  When an aircraft is ready to push-back and start within five (05) minutes, the pilot shall notify ATC using the following phraseology :

-               Call sign

-              Destination Proposed flight level (in the Flight Plan) and alternate if any,

-              Parked position

-              POB

-              “Ready to Push-back and start in five minutes”

    3.6.5  On receipt of the “ready to push-back and start” call, ATC will advise the pilot of any delay and reason, and after the pre-departure coordination with adjacent centres, the ATC clearance will be issued .An alternate flight level may be given by ATC if the flight-planned level cannot be assigned.

    3.6.6  Once the ATC clearance is accepted by the pilot, the aircraft must be pushed-back within five (05) minutes. The ATC clearance will be cancelled after five (05) minutes grace period.

    3.6.7   At the end of the push-back, and/or after the completion of being towed on the taxiway to a point which provides adequate clearance to other parked aircraft on the apron from its jet-blast, the departing aircraft must have all engines started and be ready to taxi immediately, unless otherwise instructed by ATC.

    3.6.8  An ATC clearance once issued to a departing aircraft as per para 3.6.5 may be cancelled under the following circumstances:

   a) The aircraft is unable to push-back still on expiry of the grace period as per para 3.6.6 unless authorized by ATC.

   b)  After pushing-back, the pilot advises that the aircraft is returning to the bay

   c)  If the aircraft is unable to commence/continue taxiing due to an operational or technical reason.

     3.6.9   ATC will inform the aircraft when a clearance is cancelled.

     3.6.10  After a cancellation of an ATC clearance already issued, the pilot of such aircraft will follow the same procedure laid down in paras 3.6.4 to 3.6.7

     3.7   Taxing Limitations

     3.7.1 Taxiway ‘B’ is the most likely taxiway for light aircraft.

    3.7.2  Strictly adhere to ATC instructions on taxiing for protection from any  jet-blast of Turbo-jet aircraft

    3.8    Light Aircraft Operations

    3.8.1 VFR Operations

    3.8.1(a) Light aircraft operations may be authorized at the discretion of ATC when traffic conditions permit.

    3.8.1(b) Light aircraft operations shall be conducted under VFR, within Mattala CTR..

    3.8.1(c) Light aircraft not equipped with two-way communication shall not be permitted to operate flights within Mattala CTR.

    3.8.1(d) For circuit and landings or local flights of not more than 30 minutes duration, verbal flight notification is acceptable. In such cases, the following information shall be provided to the ATC Tower;

                    i. Aircraft identification and type,

                   ii. Name of Pilot

                   iii. Departure Aerodrome & ETD

                   iv. Provisional  ETA for VCRI

                    v. Flight duration

                   vi. Area of flight operation.

    3.8.2  IFR Operations

    3.8.2 (a)  Requests for operations under IFR may be approved if the aircraft is suitably equipped for IFR operations and the pilot is appropriately rated.

    3.8.2 (b)  Mattala ATC shall be the final authority in authorizing such operations from the point of view of air traffic.

    3.8.3   Cross Country Flights

    3.8.3 (a)  Pilots of aircraft proceeding on cross country  flights departing VCRI  and/or expecting to transit Mattala CTR  shall be flight plan with ATC at least Thirty (30) minutes before the ETD

    3.8.3 (b)  The flight shall be conducted strictly in accordance with the clearance obtained.

     3.9    School and Training Flights-Technical Test Flights – Use of Runway

     3.9.1 Training flights and technical test flights necessary for ascertaining the airworthiness of an aircraft shall be conducted only after permission has been obtained from ATC

     3.10   Noise Abatement Procedures:

     3.10.1 It is a mandatory requirement to have a Noise Certificate on board every aircraft arriving at VCRI

     3.11    Removal of  Disabled Aircraft from Runway

     3.11.1 When an aircraft is wrecked on the runway, it is the duty of the owner or the operator of such aircraft to have it removed as soon as possible.

     3.12    Ground Handling Facilities and Services

      3.12.1 SriLankan Airlines is the designated agency responsible for the provision of ground handling facilities and services for all aircraft operating to / from MATTALA / Mattala Rajapaksa Intl. Airport (VCRI). It is therefore necessary that the operator should arrange with Sri Lankan airlines for the ground handling of aircraft before landing. (website: http://www.srilankan.com/ground-handling/contact-us/ul-contacts.htm ) and such arrangement shall be made known to the Director General of Civil Aviation, Sri Lanka

     4.       FLIGHT  PROCEDURES

     4.1     ILS/DME Approach –RWY 23

The ILS/DME Approach  Procedure shown on  Attachment - D  ( Click here to view  or print) may be used by the arriving IFR flights on RWY 23 when specified by ATC.

     4.2     DVOR/DME Approach – RWY 05

               The DVOR/DME Approach Procedure  shown on Attachment - E   ( Click here to view  or print) may be used by the arriving IFR flights on RWY05  when specified by ATC

     4.3    DVOR/DME Approach – RWY 23

               The DVOR / DME Approach  shown on Attachment - F   ( Click here to view  or print) may be used by the arriving IFR flights on  RWY  23  when specified by ATC.

    4.4   Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs) – RWY 05

             The SID’s shown on Attachment - G  ( Click here to view  or print) shall be used by the departing IFR flights on RWY 05except when otherwise instructed by ATC. Departure clearance will include a reference to the appropriate SID to be followed, if required by ATC.

    4.5   Standard Instrument Departures (SIDs) – RWY 23

             The SID’s shown on Attachment - H ( Click here to view  or print) shall be used by the departing IFR flights on RWY 23 except when otherwise instructed by ATC. Departure clearance will include a reference to the appropriate SID to be followed, if required by ATC.

    4.6   Standard Terminal Arrival Routes (STARs) – RWY 05

             The STAR’s shown on Attachment – I (   Click here to view  or print) shall be used by the arriving IFR flights on RWY 05 except when otherwise instructed by ATC. Inbound clearance will include a reference to the appropriate STAR to be followed, if required by ATC.

     4.7   Standard Terminal Arrival Routes (STARs) – RWY 23

               RNP APCH Instrument Approach Procedure RWY 05 detailed in Attachment- J ( Click here to view  or print)  hasbeen designed for the  arriving IFR flights on RWY 05.

     4.10  Radar Services and Procedures

    4.10.1 Radar services  will be available above 5000Ft for arriving and departing  aircraft to/from VCRI including transiting traffic.

     5.       APPLICABILITY / CANCELLATION

     5.1     This AIP SUP will become effective at 0000 UTC, 7th March 2013 and will remain current until the contents are incorporated in the AIP.

      5.2    With the applicability of above revised information effective 7th March 2013, the AIRAC AIP SUP 07/12 dated 15 NOV 2012 should be treated as obsolete.

 

   H.M.C NIMALSIRI

   Director General of Civil Aviation / CEO

   Civil Aviation Authority of  Sri Lanka

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