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AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION SERVICES
CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY OF MALAYSIA
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

03/2019

Effective from 21 MAR 2019

to 30 MAR 2019

Published on 17 JAN 2019

  AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR THE
LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL MARITIME AND AEROSPACE EXHIBITION (LIMA '19)
AIRSHOW HELD AT LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

1  INTRODUCTION.

1.1  Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA '19) Airshow will take place from 252300UTC to 301000UTC March 2019. Therefore, this AIP Supplement is to advice aviation industry on temporary changes to the control airspace and Air Traffic Management in and around the vicinity of Langkawi Control Zone (CTR) from 212350 UTC to 301000 UTC March 2019 to accommodate the event.

1.2  The objective of these changes is to ensure a safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic before, during and after the LIMA '19 Airshow, taking into account the increase in the number of movements and the special handling needed throughout this event.

1.3  Airshow activity will take place within an area commencing from 063102.54N 0994701.55E thence an arc 10 nautical miles (NM) radius centered on VPL DVOR/DME (062115.66N 0994443.64E) to 062820.14N 0993735.67E, thence along the Kuala Lumpur/Bangkok FIR Boundary to 063102.54N 0994701.55E.

1.4  Due to cable car movements at Gunung Machinchang (height 2,352FT), all LIMA’19 participating airshow aircraft and demonstration flights shall avoid the area bounded by coordinate 062011N 0994407E, 062308N 0993945E and 062308N 0993958E.

2  LANGKAWI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OPERATING HOURS.

2.1  Effective from 212200UTC to 301600UTC March 2019, Langkawi International Airport operating hours will be temporarily changed from 2200UTC to 1600UTC daily.

Note: 24 hours prior notification is required for flights operating outside this operating hours.

3  CLOSURE OF LANGKAWI AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY(AOR) AIRSPACE.

3.1  Langkawi AOR airspace will be closed to all non-participating LIMA’19 aircraft during the following periods:

DatePeriod Affected (Time in UTC)Purpose
21 March 20192350 – 2359Airshow Rehearsal.
22 March 20190000 – 0040Airshow Rehearsal.
2350 – 2359
23 March 20190000 – 0040Airshow Rehearsal.
0350 – 0640
2350 – 2359
24 March 20190000 – 0040Airshow Rehearsal.
0350 – 0640
2350 – 2359
25 March 20190000 – 0040Airshow Rehearsal.
0350 – 0640
2350 – 2359Airshow.
26 March 20190000 – 0040Airshow.
0350 – 0640
27-28 March 20190420 – 0640Airshow.
29-30 March 20190150 – 0410Airshow.
0620 – 0840

4  NAVAL AIR DISPLAY.

4.1  Naval Air Display will take place at Resort World Langkawi. The lateral and vertical limits of the Naval Air Display Area as follows:

Area (Lateral Limit)Vertical Limit
061600N 0994333E, 061600N 0995200E,061018N 0995200E, 061018N 0994333E

500FT ALT / GND/SEA

4.2  The Naval Air Display Area operation hours as below:

DatePeriod Affected (Time in UTC)Purpose
24 - 25 March 20190200 – 0400Flypast and Maritime Demonstration Rehearsal.
0630 - 1000
26 March 20190200 – 0400Flypast and Maritime Demonstration.
0630 – 1000
27 - 28 March 20190200 – 0400Maritime Demonstration.
0830 - 1000
29 - 30 March 20190830 – 1000Maritime Demonstration.

4.3  Activation of the Naval Air Display Area will be subject to ATC. Langkawi International Airport will remain open during this period.

5  CONTROLLING AUTHORITIES.

Radio Telephony CallsignFrequency(MHz)Area of Responsibility
LANGKAWI GROUND121.8Surface Movement Control (SMC).
LANGKAWI TOWER118.5Within Langkawi CTR (from Surface to 2,500FT ALT).
LANGKAWI RADAR119.4Within Langkawi CTR (from 2,500FT ALT to 10,000FT ALT).
LIMA GROUND131.85SMC for LIMA’19 Static Display.
DISPLAY CONTROL  
- Primary281.1Airshow.
- Secondary119.4
   
- Primary118.5SMC during Airshow.
ATIS128.2 
BUTTERWORTH RADAR125.8253.9Outside Langkawi CTR and within Butterworth TMA below FL250.
LUMPUR RADAR132.8Outside Butterworth TMA.

Note: ‘Follow Me’ Vehicle will be provided by the ground handling agent to guide LIMA’19 participating aircraft to their respective parking bay.

6  AIR TRAFFIC FLOW MANAGEMENT (ATFM).

6.1  National Slot Coordination Malaysia (NSCM) shall be the slot time coordinating authority for inbound and outbound aircraft into Langkawi International Airport during LIMA '19. Applications/revisions for flight slot times need to be provided to NSCM at least seven (7) working days prior to operations date for slot approval purposes.

6.2  The NSCM can be contacted as follows:

Post:

Slot Coordinator

Post:

National Slot Coordination Malaysia

Post:

Malaysia Airport (Sepang) Sdn. Bhd.

Post:

4th Floor, Airport Management Centre

Post:

Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Post:

64000 Sepang

Post:

Selangor

Post:

MALAYSIA

Tel: +603 – 8776 3027

Fax: +603 – 8776 3474

Email: nscm@malaysiaairports.com.my

6.3  Due to the expected high density of air traffic during the LIMA ’19 period, LANGKAWI RADAR may issue additional ATFM instructions to Kuala Lumpur ACC through BUTTERWORTH RADAR. These will comprise of routing and slot timings at DAKOV or arrival timings at Langkawi International Airport.

7  HOLDING AREAS.

7.1  A temporary off-beacon holding area has been established primarily to be used by the participating airshow aircraft; either in preparation for run-in (formation or aerobatics) or prior to landing after completion of airshow or if the runway is blocked. Details of the temporary off-beacon holding area are as follows:

Name: WESTERN HOLD.
Anchor Point: RDL 260/30 DME VPL.
Coordinates: 061600.74N 0991503.59E.
Pattern: 1 minute Left Hand.
Holding Altitude (VMC): 4,000FT ALT – 10,000FT ALT.
Max Speed: 230 knots (IAS).
Name: SEMKA HOLD.
Anchor Point: RDL 214/30 DME VPL.
Coordinates: 055620.04N 0992800.12E.
Pattern: 1 minute Left Hand.
Holding Altitude (VMC): 4,000FT ALT – 10,000FT ALT.
Max Speed: 230 knots (IAS).

7.2  The existing holding area at SATNI and DAKOV may be used as traffic warrants.

a.Name: SATNI.
 Anchor Point: RDL 155/15 DME VPL.
 Coordinates: 060740.54N 0995115.02E.
 Pattern: 1 minute LEFT Hand.
 Holding Altitude: 3000FT ALT to 14,000FT ALT.
   
b.Name: DAKOV.
 Anchor Point: RDL 214/20 DME VPL.
 Coordinates: 060450.88N 0993342.12E.
 Pattern: 1 min Left Hand.
 Holding Altitude: 3,000FT ALT to 14,000FT ALT.

7.3  Aircraft holding at WESTERN, SEMKA, SATNI and DAKOV will be provided with Expected Approach Time (EAT). Any aircraft instructed to hold at any holding point to expect to intercept ILS via DAKOV.

8  FLIGHT DEMONSTRATION AREAS.

8.1  The following areas are established for use by aircraft manufacturers wishing to conduct demonstration flights:

Area (Boundary)Vertical Limit

Area Alpha

Contained within the following radials and distances from VPL DVOR/DME:
RDL 240 to RDL 280.20 DME to 40 DME.

FL250 / 11,000FT ALT

Area Bravo

Contained within the following radials and distances from VPL DVOR/DME:
RDL 080 to RDL 120.15 DME to 40 DME.

FL250 / 5,000FT ALT

Area Charlie (for helicopter and light aircraft only)

Contained within the following radials and distances from VPL DVOR/DME:
RDL 240 to RDL 280.10 DME to 20 DME.

10,000FT ALT / 1,500FT ALT

8.2  All demonstration flights shall be subject to prior approval from the Airshow Organizers who will coordinate the intention with ATC giving at least 30 minutes prior notification. The pilot shall obtain ATC clearances in the normal manner prior to departure for the demonstration area. Pilots are required to position their aircraft at designated start-up area before requesting start-up clearance.

9  EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

9.1  In the event of emergency, pilot shall:

  1. Inform the nature of emergency and intended action to the respective controlling unit (e.g. LANGKAWI RADAR, LANGKAWI TOWER or DISPLAY CONTROL).

  2. Squawk 7700 (for transponder equipped aircraft).

10  SPECIAL PROCEDURES FOR AIR-GROUND RADIO COMMUNICATION FAILURE (RCF) FOR LIMA’19 PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT.

10.1  In Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC).

10.1.1  In the event of RCF when operating between RDL 034 to RDL 213 VPL DVOR/DME, pilot shall comply with the following:

  1. Squawk 7600 (for transponder equipped aircraft);

  2. Maintain 3,500FT; and

  3. Proceed to overhead Bukit Chengkuan (Langkawi Radar antenna site) while keeping clear of the approach/departure path (8 degrees either side of RDL 214 VPL DVOR/DME). Orbit overhead Bukit Chengkuan and look out for light signals from the Control Tower.

10.1.2  In the event of RCF when operating between RDL 214 to RDL 033 VPL DVOR/DME, pilot shall comply with the following:

  1. Squawk 7600 (for transponder equipped aircraft);

  2. Maintain VMC and descend to 1,500FT;

  3. Join the circuit pattern, make an orbit and look out for light signal from the control tower while keeping clear of the approach/departure path (8 degrees either side of RDL 214 VPL DVOR/DME);

  4. In the absence of the light signal, keep continuous look out for traffic, make low fly pass over the runway and rock the wing to attract the controller’s attention. Join the circuit again, on the second final if there is still no light signal from the control tower make a full stop landing and vacate the runway as soon as possible.

10.2  In Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) or at night.

10.2.1  Pilot shall adhere to the standard RCF procedures as specified in Malaysia AIP ENR 1.6-3.

10.3  Pilots who have access to a mobile telephone may call LANGKAWI TOWER on 04 - 9552191 for ATC instructions.

11  PARKING ARRANGEMENT FOR NON-SCHEDULED / NON-PARTICIPATING AIRCRAFT

11.1  Due to parking constraints at Langkawi International Airport, all non-participating aircraft (either in airshow or static display) shall depart immediately (not later than 30 minutes) after disembarkation of passengers/goods.

11.2  Following are the aerodromes available for night stop:

  1. Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang – WMSA.

  2. Kuala Lumpur International Airport – WMKK (for jet aircraft only).

  3. Sultan Abdul Halim Airport, Alor Setar – WMKA.

  4. Penang International Airport – WMKP.

  5. Butterworth Airbase – WMKB (for military and State aircraft).

11.3  Operators shall notify the parking and fuel requirement at aerodromes above at least one (1) week prior to arrival.

11.4  Operators requiring special towing bar for their aircraft are requires to bring their own equipment.

11.5  The ground handlers can be contacted as follows:

Post:

AeroDarat Services Sdn Bhd

Post:

2nd Floor, Flight Management Building

Post:

Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Post:

64000 Sepang

Post:

Selangor

Post:

MALAYSIA

(attn.: Mr. Shamshul Amree Salleh

Mr. Mustaffa Kamal Ab. Wahab)

Contact details:

Name : Mr. Shamshul Amree Salleh

Tel: +6019 – 380 3858 / +6019 – 316 3080

Email: shamshulamree.salleh@malaysiaairlines.com

Name : Mr. Mustaffa Kamal Ab. Wahab

Tel: +6019 – 377 4425

Email: mustaffakamal.abdwahab @malaysiaairlines.com

11.6  Fuel requirement arrangement shall be done through the following:

Post:

Superintendent

Post:

Petronas Dagangan Berhad

Post:

Aviation Depot Langkawi

Post:

Jalan LIMA, 07000, Langkawi

Post:

Kedah

Post:

MALAYSIA

(attn.: Mr. Mohd. Farid Hamizol)

Tel: +604 – 955 2001 / +6013 – 280 9213

Fax: +604 – 955 2015

Email: mfarid.hamizol@pertonas.com.my

11.7  General enquiries with regards to the LIMA’19 shall be directed to:

Post:

Air Operations Manager

Post:

EN Projects Sdn. Bhd.

Post:

Suite 5.02, Wisma E&C

Post:

No. 2 Lorong Dungun Kiri, Damansara Heights

Post:

50490 Kuala Lumpur

Post:

MALAYSIA

(attn.: Mr. Rambedan Ahmad)

Tel: +603 – 2011 7233

Fax: +603 – 2011 7235

Email: rambedan.ahmad@limaexhibition.com

Web : info@limaexhibition.com

12  CONCLUSION

12.1  Strict adherence to these procedures is mandatory for the interest of safety.

12.2  Any changes to the above procedures will be published in the form of NOTAM, referring to this AIP Supplement.

12.3  The information published herein for the information and guidance of all concerned.

12  -END-

Figure 1. APPENDIX A - LIMA'19 FLIGHT DEMOSTRATION AND HOLDING AREAS
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Figure 2. APPENDIX B - LIMA'19 AIRSHOW AREA
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