Ground Handling at VNKT Airport / KTM Airport / KATHMANDU Airport
|AIRPORT NAME:||TRIBHUVAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT / KATHMANDU|
|ICAO CODE:||VNKT AIRPORT|
|IATA CODE:||KTM AIRPORT|
|AERODROME GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT / KATHMANDU AIRPORT|
|1||ARP coordinates and site at AD||274149.727 N 0852128.527 E|
|2U||Direction and Distance from City||5.56 Km, East of Kathmandu City|
|3||Elevation/Reference temperature||1339.54 m (4394.76 ft)/29.81°C|
|4||MAG VAR/Annual change||0° W|
|5||Types of traffic permitted||IFR/VFR|
OPERATIONAL HOURS AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT / KATHMANDU AIRPORT
|1||AIRPORT HOURS AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT::||0015 UTC – 2115 UTC|
|2||RESTRICTIONS AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||2115 UTC – 0015 UTC|
|3||CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||YES|
|4||PORT OF ENTRY/ EXIT AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||YES
|5||SLOTS/PPR REQUIREMENTS AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||YES,
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|6||GROUND HANDLER/ SUPERVISORY AGENT at VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT||BizAv International Pvt Ltd
You can email us at email@example.com to arrange Ground Handling.
|7||HEALTH AND SANITATION AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||First Aid at AD|
|8||AIS BRIEFING OFFICE AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||As ATS|
|9||ATS reporting office (ARO) AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||As ATS|
|10||MET BRIEFING OFFICE AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||As ATS|
|11||ATS AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||Consult NOTAM for current ATS HR.|
|12||FUELING AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||As ATS
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|13||SECURITY AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||As ATS|
|14||DE-ICING AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||NIL|
|15||HANGAR SPACE FOR VISITING AIRCRAFT AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||NIL|
|16||CATERING AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT:||You can email us at email@example.com to arrange catering.|
|CREW / PASSENGER FACILITIES AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT / KATHMANDU AIRPORT|
|1||HOTELS||AVAILABLE AT CITY SIDE.
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|3||CITY SIDE TRANSPORTATION||AVAILABLE
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RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT / KATHMANDU AIRPORT
|1||AD category for fire fighting||Category IX|
|2||Rescue equipment||AVBL as per category.|
|3||Capability for removal of disabled aircraft||NIL|
DECLARED DISTANCES AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT / KATHMANDU AIRPORT
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT / KATHMANDU AIRPORT
|TRUE & MAG BRG||Dimensions of RWY
|Strength (PCN) and surface of RWY and SWY||THR coordinates||THR elevation and highest elevation of TDZ of precision APP RWY (FT)|
|02||022°||3050 x 46||54 F/ A/W/T||274101.964 N *
|20||202°||3050 x 46||54 F/ A/W/T||274230.058 N *
APPROACH AND RUNWAY LIGHTING AT VNKT AIRPORT / KTM AIRPORT / KATHMANDU AIRPORT
|Designations RWY||APCH LGT TYPE LEN INTST||THR LGT
|TDZ, LGT LEN||RWY centre line LGT
Length, spacing, colour and intensity
|RWY edge LGT
Length, spacing, colour and intensity
|20||NIL||Green||PAPI 3.00°||NIL||NIL||PAPI RWY 20 is restricted to be usable within 3NM from Runway Threshold with clearly visible|
VNKT Landing Permit Notice Period: It takes 07 working days to obtain a landing permit.
VNKT Landing Permit requirements:
1) A Copy of Air Operator Certificate (AOC)
2) A Copy of Certificate of Registration of Aircraft (C OF R)
3) A Copy of Certificate of Airworthiness of Aircraft (C Of A)
4) A Copy of Simulator Certificate of PIC For SID/SIA Of Tia (Kathmandu).
5) A Copy of Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM) That Shows the Maximum Take-Off Weight of Aircraft (MTOW).
6) A Copy of Certificate of Insurance of Aircraft Covering Third Party Liability of Not Less Than US$ 60 Million ($60,000,000).
Crew visa requirements for GA flights in Nepal: All general aviation crew arriving in Nepal will be cleared on Gen Dec subject to stay within Kathmandu. In case if crew wants to visit other cities of Nepal (e.g. Pokhra) than crew must avail Visa on arrival.
Crew can apply for e-visa online: https://nepaliport.immigration.gov.np/online
Pax visa requirements for GA flights in Nepal: Visa on arrival is available.
Pax can apply for e-visa online: https://nepaliport.immigration.gov.np/online
Remarks: It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft in Nepal, Self-power out parking stands are subject to availability. Kindly check the availability of tow bar on ground at the airport prior to operation. Simulator certificate is mandatory requirement for PIC
Note: Information given in above article are subject to change from time to time, for latest information please feel free to contact us.
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