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AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION SERVICES
DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AVIATION
NO. 27, PERSIARAN PERDANA
LEVEL 1-4, PODIUM BLOCK, PRECINCT 4,
62618 PUTRAJAYA
MALAYSIA

Tel: 6-03-8871 4000

Fax: 6-03-8881 0530

AFS: WMKKYAYS

Email: ais@dca.gov.my

URL: aip.dca.gov.my

AIP Supplement for Malaysia

AIP SUP

06/2018

Effective from 28 OCT 2018

to 06 NOV 2018

Published on 02 AUG 2018

  AIRSPACE CLOSURE KUALA LUMPUR FIR
MAJOR ROYAL MALAYSIA AIR FORCE (RMAF) AIR DEFENCE EXERCISE 18
280100UTC OCTOBER 2018 to 061800UTC NOVEMBER 2018

1  INTRODUCTION

1.1  Major RMAF Air Defence Exercise 18 will take place within the Kuala Lumpur FIR from 280100UTC October 2018 to 061800UTC November 2018. Exercise Airspace, as defined at Paragraph 2 and depicted on Chart 1, will be closed for specified periods to civil and non-exercise military aircraft.

1.2  Aerial activity will be limited to two 4-hour Air Defence Exercise (ADEX) windows between 0100-0500 UTC and 1400-1800 UTC daily for the period of 28 October 2018 to 6 November 2018.

2  EXERCISE AIRSPACE

2.1  Gong Kedak Tower shall be the coordinating authority for the Exercise Airspace. Gong Kedak Tower will release the Exercise Airspace back for civil use within the ADEX window period if not required.

2.2  The Exercise Airspace encompasses portions of the Kuala Lumpur FIR, as described below and depicted in Chart 1 to this AIP Supplement.

Area (boundary)Vertical Limit

ADEX Area

053002.00N 1022354.00E, 045212.00N 1023859.00E,
035949.00N 1021152.00E, 040240.98N 1014721.10E,
043930.72N 1011432.19E, 052015.99N 1010200.24E, and
053224.37N 1020408.19E (Excluding Ipoh CTR below 11000FT
and Kota Bharu TMA).

* Civil and non-exercise military aircraft may operate up to the limits of the non-exercise airspace. Military exercise aircraft will operate and maintain a lateral buffer of 5 NM within the ADEX Area.

GROUND LEVEL to FL500

Banding Area

052607.72N 1010303.67E, 054510.19N 1014702.72E,
053224.37N 1020408.19E, 052015.99N 1010200.24E.

GROUND LEVEL to 7,000FT

DZ Nangka

10 NM radius of 054832.00N 1023134.00E.

Note: Daily except during period of activation DZ Nangka
Extended.

GROUND LEVEL to 10,000FT

(0100-0500 UTC)

GROUND LEVEL to 7,000FT

(1400-1800 UTC)

DZ Nangka Extended

060412.70N 1023248.18E clockwise along an arc of 15 NM
radius centred on 054832.00N 1023134.00E to 055641.74N
1021746.13E to 055751.47N 1022800.78E to 060412.70N 1023248.18E

Note: The special activity period will take place from 050530UTC to 050730UTC and 060130UTC to 060430UTC Nov 2018.

GROUND LEVEL to 10,000FT

(0530-0730 UTC
5 November 2018)

GROUND LEVEL to 10,000FT

(0130-0430 UTC
6 November 2018)

ADEX Transit Corridor : Kuantan TMA – ADEX Area

042800.82N 1022627.15E, 034806.48N 1031410.65E,
034416.15N 1031056.98E, 042327.01N 1022405.52E

6,000FT to 10,000FT

ADEX Transit Corridor : Gong Kedak CTR – ADEX Area

053038.67N 1020950.47E, 054925.93N 1022649.19E,
054612.70N 1023040.69E, 052947.01N 1021549.42E

6,000FT to 10,000FT

(0100-0500 UTC)

6,000FT to 7,000FT

(1400-1800 UTC)

3  ADEX WINDOW PERIOD

3.1  ADEX Window 1 active daily between 0100 UTC to 0500 UTC;

  1. Partial of ATS Route G466 suspended.

  2. ATS Route Y345 suspended.

  3. ATS Route Y346 suspended.

3.2  ADEX Window 2 active daily between 1400 UTC to 1800 UTC;

  1. Partial of ATS Route G466 suspended.

  2. ATS Route Y345 suspended.

  3. ATS Route Y346 suspended.

3.3  Refer to Paragraph 4 for alternate route.

3.4  Schedule flight may expect some delays during the ADEX window period.

4  SUSPENSION OF OPERATIONS ON SEGMENTS OF ATS ROUTE

4.1  All aircraft movements within the following ATS Route segments will be temporarily suspended throughout the exercise period. Flights which would normally flight plan to operate along these route segments will plan via the alternate route instead:

ATS RouteAffected SegmentAlternate RoutePeriod Affected
G466VKBto79DME VKLVKB M751/W540 to 045202.80N 1024956.43E to intercept R208 till 035102N 1021857E DCT PULIP G466 and vice versaDaily between 0100 UTC to 0500 UTC and 1400 UTC to 1800 UTC.
Y345MATSU to GUGITR208 to 045202.80N 1024956.43E M751/W540 VKBDaily between 0100 UTC to 0500 UTC and 1400 UTC to 1800 UTC.
Y346LASOBtoPULIPVKR R208 till 035102N 1021857E DCT PULIP G466Daily between 0100 UTC to 0500 UTC and 1400 UTC to 1800 UTC.
W540VKB to GUGIT from 7500FT to 10,000FT.-Daily between 0100 UTC to 0500 UTC and during the special
activity period from 050530 UTC to 050730 UTC and 060130 UTC to 060430 UTC Nov 2018.

5  REQUESTS FOR CLEARANCES INTO EXERCISE AIRSPACE

5.1  The intense aerial activities pose a threat and potentially hazardous to civil aircraft operation. Therefore, civil and non-exercise military aircraft should not enter/operate into Exercise Airspace during period of activity.

5.2  However, in the event that diversion into Exercise Airspace is unavoidable due to excessive weather or emergency, Air Traffic Service Unit (ATSU) shall liaise with the coordinating authority (Gong Kedak Tower) for approval. All clearance shall be in accordance to the condition(s) imposed by the coordinating authority. Pilots of such flights shall conform strictly to the ATC clearance issued.

6  IDENTIFICATION OF NON-EXERCISE AIRCRAFT

6.1  All non-exercise SSR transponder-equipped aircraft when operating in the Kuala Lumpur FIR during the exercise period shall have their transponders set to their allocated SSR codes. If a code has not been allocated, they should set Mode 3/A Code 2000.

7  RESTRICTIONS AND PROCEDURES

7.1  BUTTERWORTH TMA, KUANTAN TMA AND GONG KEDAK CTR

7.1.1  Butterworth TMA : SFC to FL245

Kuantan TMA : SFC to FL245

Gong Kedak CTR : SFC to 4500FT

7.1.2  Butterworth, Kuantan and Gong Kedak ATC will provide separation and co-ordination between exercise traffic and prior notified non-exercise traffic throughout the period of activation.

7.1.3  Regular scheduled civil traffic will be coordinated with exercise traffic to permit normal operation where possible within the Butterworth and Kuantan TMAs. However, some routing restrictions can be expected during the period of the exercise.

7.2  Non-scheduled civil and non-exercise military traffic will be able to operate within Butterworth TMA, Kuantan TMA and Gong Kedak CTR provided that prior permission is obtained in accordance with AIP Malaysia AD 1.1 – 1 and AD 1.1 – 2.

7.2.1  Scheduled civil flights that are unable to adhere to their published timings are to notify the Joint Air Traffic Control Centre (JATCC) through the appropriate ATCC Watch Manager as soon as delays are identified prior to departure.

8  COORDINATION TELEPHONE AND FACSIMILE NUMBERS

UnitContact Details
Kuala Lumpur ACCPhone:

+603 – 7846 5458

+603 – 7847 3573

Fax:+603 – 7847 3572
Kota Bharu TowerPhone:+609 – 7739 026
Gong Kedak TowerPhone:+609 – 6974 668
Squadron 320 Air Defence (Kuantan)Phone:

+609 – 540 2501

+609 – 540 2502

Butterworth ApproachPhone:+604 – 331 9740
Kuantan ApproachPhone:+609 – 538 5232
JATCCPhone:+603 – 7846 2123
Fax:+603 – 7846 5605

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Figure 1. ADEX 2018
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