WMKB  —  BUTTERWORTH

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WMKB  AD 2.1  AERODROME LOCATION INDICATOR AND NAME

WMKB  —  BUTTERWORTH

WMKB  AD 2.2  AERODROME GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

1

ARP coordinates and site at AD

052802.905N 1002329.995E
2

Direction and distance from (city)

005° / 4.5 NM from Butterworth Town
3

Elevation/Reference temperature

2.4 M (8 FT) / 27.5°C
4Geoid undulation at AD ELEV PSN-
5

MAG VAR/Annual change

08 min 00 sec West (2016)
6

AD operator, address, telephone, telefax, e-mail address, AFS and website address

Operator:

Post:

Pangkalan Udara Butterworth
12990 Butterworth
Penang
Malaysia

Tel:  +604 - 3144333 / +604 - 3144355

Fax:  +604 - 3232122

7

Types of traffic permitted (IFR/VFR)

IFR / VFR
8

Remarks

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.3  OPERATIONAL HOURS

1

AD Operator

MON - FRI: 0001-0900

2

Customs and immigration

H24 PN

3

Health and sanitation

NIL

4

AIS Briefing Office

H24
5

ATS Reporting Office (ARO)

H24
6

MET Briefing Office

H24
7

ATS

APP/TMA: H24

8

Fuelling

Not Applicable to Civil
9

Handling

Not Applicable to Civil
10

Security

H24
11

De-icing

NIL

12

Remarks

PPR for all non-military aircraft. Others refer to AD 1.1 and Gen 2.4

WMKB  AD 2.4  HANDLING SERVICES AND FACILITIES

1

Cargo-handling facilities

NIL

2

Fuel/oil types

NIL

3

Fuelling facilities/capacity

NIL

4

De-icing facilities

NIL

5

Hangar space for visiting aircraft

NIL

6

Repair facilities for visiting aircraft

NIL

7

Remarks

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.5  PASSENGER FACILITIES

1

Hotels

NIL

2

Restaurants

NIL

3

Transportation

NIL

4

Medical facilities

NIL

5

Bank and Post Office

NIL

6

Tourist Office

NIL

7

Remarks

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.6  RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES

1

AD category for fire fighting

Required: CAT 8
2

Rescue equipment

NIL

3

Capability for removal of disabled aircraft

NIL

4

Remarks

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.7  SEASONAL AVAILABILITY - CLEARING

1

Types of clearing equipment

-
2

Clearance priorities

-
3

Remarks

-

WMKB  AD 2.8  APRONS, TAXIWAYS AND CHECK LOCATIONS/POSITIONS DATA

1Apron surface and strength

Surface: concrete

Strength: LCN 80

2Taxiway width, surface and strength

Width: 60FT

Surface: Asphalt

Strength: LCN 80

3

Altimeter checkpoint location and elevation

Location : On both threshold

Elevation: RWY 18:10 FT RWY 36: 11 FT

4

VOR checkpoints

VORTAC: At holding points before entering threshold of both runways.

5

INS checkpoints

NIL

6

Remarks

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.9  SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND MARKINGS

1

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

NIL

2

RWY and TWY markings and LGT

Standard ICAO
3

Stop bars

Standard ICAO
4

Remarks

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.10  AERODROME OBSTACLES

RWY / Area effected

Obstacles Type

Elevation

Markings / LGT

Coordinates
abc
  Telecom Mast brg 168° , 4.4 NM fm ARP, HGT 400FT. Lighted.
052346.12N 1002424.78E
High Tension Mast/Pylon, East of airfield running North/South 4NM fm ARP, HGT 100FT.-
Building brg 185°, 4.5NM fm ARP, hgt 110FT.-
Telecom Tower brg 168° dist 4.5NM fm ARP, hgt 300FT AMSL. Lgtd at night.
052345.7N 1002425.3E
Two high Mast erected brg 170°, 3.3NM fm airfield, hgt 300FT. Lgtd at ngt.-
HF Antenna, hgt 105FT AMSL. Marked and lgtd.
052728.7N 1002337.3E
ILS GP Transmitter erected East of RWY APRX 278FT. from RWY edge, 1000FT from THR RWY 36, hgt 59.5FT. Marked and lgtd.-
LOC Antenna, hgt 12FT. Marked and lgtd.
052846.1N 1002331.2E
Building erected at final path RWY 18 and 970M from THR RWY 18, hgt 100FT.
052907.8N 1002326.2E

WMKB  AD 2.11  METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED

1

Associated MET Office

AMO BUTTERWORTH
2

Hours of service

MET Office outside hours

H24
3

Office responsible for TAF preparation

Periods of validity

AMO Butterworth

H24 (0024 0606 1212 1818)

4

Trend forecast

Interval of issuance

TREND
Hourly

5

Briefing/consultation provided

Provided
6

Flight documentation

Language(s) used

Charts,tabular Form and Abbreviated Plain Language Text

English

7

Charts and other information available for briefing or consultation

Flight Level Wind/Temp FL050, FL100, FL140, FL180, FL240, FL270, FL300, FL320, FL340, FL360, FL390, FL410, FL450 and FL530, SIGWX, Volcanic Ash/Tropical Cyclone Advisory, SIGMET, AIRMET, Aerodrome Warning, METAR Bulletin, ARFOR, FIFOR, ROFOR, WMKB Take-Off Data, Area QNH for Kuala Lumpur FIR and Kota Kinabalu FIR, Radar and Satellite Pictures.
8

Supplementary equipment available for providing information

Aviation Self-Briefing Terminal - ABT (Internet)
9

ATS units provided with information

Butterworth APP/TWR
10

Additional information (limitation of service, etc.)

Tel:  +604 - 3314633

Fax:  +604 - 3319897

WMKB  AD 2.12  RUNWAY PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Designations

RWY NR

TRUE &
MAG BRG

Dimensions of RWY(M)

Strength (PCN) and surface of RWY and SWY

THR coordinates

RWY end coordinates

THR geoid undulation

THR elevation and highest elevation of TDZ of precision APP RWY
123456
18 184° 2438 x 45

LCN 80

Asphalt

NIL

9 FT
36 004° 2438 x 45

LCN 80

Asphalt

NIL

10 FT
Slope of RWY-SWY

SWY dimensions (M)

CWY dimensions (M)Strip dimensions (M)OFZRemarks
789101112
 

NIL

  263

NIL

2558 x 300

NIL

NIL

 

NIL

  263

NIL

2558 x 300

NIL

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.13  DECLARED DISTANCES

RWY Designator

TORA

(M)

TODA

(M)

ASDA

(M)

LDA

(M)

Remarks

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18 2438 2438 2701 2438

NIL

36 2438 2438 2701 2438

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.14  APPROACH AND RUNWAY LIGHTING

RWY Designator

APCH LGT

type

LEN INTST

THR LGT

colour

WBAR

VASIS

(MEHT)

PAPI

TDZ, LGT

LEN

RWY Centre Line LGT

Length, spacing,

colour,

INTST

RWY edge LGT

LEN, spacing,

colour

INTST

RWY End LGT

colour

WBAR

SWY LGT

LEN (M)

colour

Remarks

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18 SAL Green

PAPI on both side of RWY

GP set to

NIL

NIL

High intst

white

Omni with last 2000ft amber

Rwy End - Red

WBAR - Green

NIL

NIL

36 HIAL Green

PAPI on both side of RWY

GP set to

NIL

NIL

High intst

white

Omni with last 2000ft amber

Rwy End - Red

WBAR - Green

NIL

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.15  OTHER LIGHTING, SECONDARY POWER SUPPLY

1

ABN/IBN location, characteristics and operational hours

NIL

2

LDI location and LGT

Anemometer location and LGT

Windsock RWY 36 : 260 M from THR and 120 M from RWY
Centreline (left side). Lighted at night.

Windsock RWY 18:272 M from THR and 156 M from RWY
Centreline (right side). Lighted at night

3

TWY edge and centre line lighting

Centre line lighting only.
4

Secondary power supply/switch-over time

Available and switch over within 10 seconds
5

Remarks

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.17  ATS AIRSPACE

1

Designation and lateral limits

BUTTERWORTH CTR

Semi-circle of 15 NM radius centred on VBT (052837.19N 1002335.81E) from 053653N 1001113E clockwise to 051947N 1003555E thence a straight line to 050817N 1002755E thence a semi-circle of 15 NM radius centred VPG (051646.7N 1001537.4E) clockwise to 052517N 1000319E thence a straight line to 053654N 1001118E.

BUTTERWORTH TMA
Major arc of a circle of 40 NM radius centre VBT from 055800N 1005030E clockwise to 060030N 1000000E thence a straight line to 061000N 1000000E to 061000N 1000400E to 055800N 1001700E to1005030E

2

Vertical limits

Butterworth CTR - SFC to 5500FT ALT
Butterworth TMA - 2500FT to FL245 except within lateral limit of CTR is 5500FT to FL245
3

Airspace classification

Butterworth CTR - Class C
Butterworth TMA : FL 200 to FL 245 - Class C
FL150 and FL 200 - Class B
FL 150 and below - Class C
4

ATS unit call sign

Language(s)

Butterworth Radar

English

5

Transition altitude

11000 FT ALT
6

Remarks

Associated airspace under control are WMD 411, WMD 412A, WMD 413A, WMD 414 and WMR 415 and WMR 109

WMKB  AD 2.18  ATS COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

Service designation

Call sign

Frequency

Hours of operation

Remarks

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SMC BUTTERWORTH GROUND

134.6 MHZ

H24






P Primary
S Secondary
* On Request
f Emergency
Testing of ground equipment on 243.0MHZ only

TWR BUTTERWORTH TOWER 118.3 MHZ
APP BUTTERWORTH RADAR P 125.8MHZ
P 253.9MHZ
S 128.5MHZ
S 268.4MHZ
f 243.0MHZ
f 121.5MHZ
DEP BUTTERWORTH DEPARTURE

128.5 MHZ

DIR BUTTERWORTH TRAFFIC 120.8 MHZ

PAR

(GCA)

BUTTERWORTH FINALS 123.2 MHZ

Mon - Fri

0001 - 0900

NIL

ATIS BUTTERWORTH TERMINAL INFORMATION 122.750 MHZ Mon - Fri
2300 - 1200

NIL

RESCUE SUB CENTRENilNot ApplicableHO

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.19  RADIO NAVIGATION AND LANDING AIDS

Type of aid

ID

Frequency

Hours of operationCoordinates

DME Elevation

Remarks

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ILS/LOCIBW108.3 MHZ

CH20X

H24Not Applicable to CivilNIL 
VORTAC VBT

113.3 MHZ

CH80X

052837.2N 1002335.8E 1.572

WMKB  AD 2.20  LOCAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

2.20.1  Local Flying Restrictions

AIRCRAFT Type

Altitude
DayNight
Jet1500 FT1500 FT
Piston and Turbo Fixed Wing1500 FT1500 FT
Helicopter700 FT1000 FT

WMKB  AD 2.21  NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.22  FLIGHT PROCEDURES

NIL

WMKB  AD 2.23  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

2.23.1  Bird Concentration In The Vicinity Of The Airport.
2.23.1.1 Flock of birds in the vicinity of the airfield. Pilot to exercise caution.

WMKB  AD 2.24  CHARTS RELATED TO AN AERODROME

Chart name

Page

BUTTERWORTH TMA CONTROL ZONE TERMINAL HOLDING AREAS

AD 2-WMKB-4-1

BUTTERWORTH TMA - HOLDING PATTERN DESCRIPTION

AD 2-WMKB-4-2

ATC SURVEILANCE MINIMUM ALTITUDE CHART

AD 2-WMKB-4-3