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Farnborough International Airshow 2016
HELICOPTER OPERATORS GUIDE
HELICOPTER OPERATORS GUIDE FIL 2016 MARCH 2016
Section 1 INTRODUCTION 1-2
1.1 Farnborough International Airshow 2016
1.2 Reference Documents
1.3 Permission 1.4 Contacts
Section 2 HELIPARK LOCATION 3-6
2.1 Map of the Airfield 2.2 Location of Helipark
2.3 Map of the Helipark
2.5 Physical Characteristics
2.6 Ground Handling
Section 3 OPERATING INFORMATION 7-10
3.1 Helipark Operating Hours 3.2 Bookings 3.3 Payment 3.4 Landing & Handling Fees
3.5 Landing & Passenger Information 3.6 Fuel
3.7 Conditions of Use 3.8 Insurance
3.10 Knee Pads
Section 4 ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE INFORMATION 11-15
4.1 Radio Frequencies, Callsigns & SSR Codes
4.2 Arrival & Departure Information
Section 5 FORMS
Booking Form 1 (Domestic Passenger Manifest)) 16 Booking Form 2 (International Passenger Manifest) 17 Booking Form 3 (Operator Booking Form) 18
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SECTION 1 – INTRODUCTION
1.1 FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW 2016
The northside helipark will operate from Monday 11th July to Thursday 14th July 2016. Any helicopter movements for the Exhibition on Friday 15th July will be dealt with as if a normal TAG Farnborough Airport movement.
Separate arrangements will be made to allow pleasure flights to operate at the airport during Friday and for the public days of Saturday and Sunday.
1.2 REFERENCE DOCUMENTS
This document is for information and advice and does not replace any of the regulatory publications that have been used in its preparation. Because of the advance publication date, some of the reference documents may have been the subject of subsequent amendment and operators are advised to check with the current issue of reference documents.
The documents used to produce this guide are:
• United Kingdom Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP)
• Relevant UK Notam Supplements
• TAG Aerodrome Manual & Safety Management System Manual
• NATS Supplementary And Temporary Operating Instructions For Farnborough International
This helipark does not form part of everyday operations at Farnborough airport so permission for this temporary facility and the associated Air Traffic Control procedures is granted by the Civil Aviation Authority.
TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd Tel: +44 (0) 1252 379002 - Ops
Farnborough Airport Tel: +44 (0) 1252 379005 - Bookings
Farnborough Fax: +44 (0) 1252 518771
GU14 6XA email: email@example.com
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NATS Tel: +44 (0) 1252 526021 - ATC Ops Manager
Farnborough Airport Fax: +44 (0) 1252 526024
Farnborough email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FROM MONDAY JUNE 27 2016
Farnborough International Ltd Tel: +44 (0) 1252 854786 - Flight Ops
Show Centre Fax: +44 (0) 1252 854785
ETPS Road email: email@example.com
FROM MONDAY 11 JULY 2016 Helipark Reception Centre Tel: +44 (0) 1252 526846 Fax: +44 (0) 1252 526848 Manager – Steve Gray email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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SECTION 2 - HELIPARK LOCATION AND FACILITIES
2.1 MAP OF AIRFIELD
2.2 LOCATION OF HELIPARK
The Helipark is located north of the main runway adjacent B taxiway.
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2.3 MAP OF HELIPARK
The FATO is located on Grass Area 5, 170m north of runway 24 threshold markings.
Grass taxiways will be short cut from each end of the FATO with holding points J and K identified by white lines parallel to the FATO.
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Direction FATO + Clearway TODAH RTODAH LDAH
FATO 24 100 + 57m 157m 100m 100m
FATO 06 100 + 190m 290m 100m 100m
Position Ordnance Survey Reference
154261 485862 Lat - 51° 16’ 51.5”N Long - 0° 46’ 13.1”W
Elevation 212ft amsl.
FATO Direction 24/06
2.5 HELIPARK PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS There are 3 clearly marked passenger gates situated on grass to the north of the Bravo taxiway. These are identified as H1, H2, & H3. These will be used for the loading and unloading of passengers. The grass area adjacent the main terminal apron, to the north west of the landing pads will be used for helicopter parking. 2.6 GROUND HANDLING
Once helicopters have arrived at Farnborough under the control of Farnborough Tower, pilots
will be directed to the Helipark by Farnborough GMC and self manouevre to the gate. Once the
helicopter has safely positioned on the gate, the pilot should gives the ‘thumbs up’ to the
Handler, who will then assist with passenger disembarkation.
Once all passengers are clear, the Handler will indicate ‘all clear’ to the pilot who should then
contact Farnborough GMC for parking or departure instructions.
Reception staff will greet passengers in the Reception Centre and ensure that passengers match
the manifest for that particular helicopter. They will liaise with FIL Exhibition Services to ensure
that vehicles are available to transport passengers to the Exhibition Site.
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2.7 FACILITIES Parking Helicopter parking is available on the grass areas adjacent the Helipark. Pilots should advise on the initial handling request whether they will require parking. Fuel Jet A1 is available from TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd. An area of North Apron will be set aside for all helicopter fuelling. Rotors running fuelling will be allowed. Pilots should advise on the initial handling request whether they anticipate requiring fuel. All fuel uplifted will be charged to the Credit Card number supplied with the initial handling request. Reception Centre A Reception Centre will be located landside of the helipark gates. The centre will be staffed by TAG Reception staff who will tend to the customers’ needs. Restroom facilities will be available in the Flight Safety International building next to the Reception Centre. Pilots Pilots wishing to park and stay at the airport while their passengers visit the Exhibition will be able to use the rest facilities provided by Flight Safety International in the building next to the Reception Centre. Cars Courtesy cars will be supplied by FIL Exhibition Services who will transport passengers to and from the Exhibition Site.
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SECTION 3 - OPERATING INFORMATION
3.1 OPERATING HOURS
The Helipark will be operational from 0715L to 1900L (0615Z to 1800Z) hours on Monday 11th July to Thursday 14th July 2016.
Due to the location of the helipark under the flight display line, operations will be suspended during
the flying display. Display times are as follows;
Mon 11th July 1330L to 1600L (1230Z to 1500Z)
Tues12th – Thurs 14th 1415L to 1645L (1315Z to 1545Z)
There will be opportunities for limited operations during the flying display. Two gaps of five
minutes will be created in the display programme each day;
Monday – 1415 & 1515
Tuesday to Thursday – 1500 & 1600
If known in advance these departure slots should be requested on the initial handling
request. As a minimum, pilots should request a departure slot when they arrive each
morning to allow a suitable space in the flying display programme for that afternoon to be
All handling requests should be made through TAG Ops email using FI FORM 3 at the end of this Guide.
Email – email@example.com
Fax - +44 (0) 1252 518771
A valid credit card number should be included with all handling requests. This credit card will also be used to pay for any fuel purchased at Farnborough. By providing this card number you grant TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd permission to use this card for payments associated with the use of the FI2016 helipark only.
On confirmation of handling request TFA will issue a unique PPR Number which will apply to the arrival & departure of that helicopter. An invoice will also be sent for payment taken by credit card.
When booking, please advise whether FIL courtesy cars will be required to transport guests to the Exhibition Site.
All landing fees must be pre-paid by credit card before a handling request is confirmed.
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VAT is payable in addition to the fees detailed below, and will be calculated at the rate prevailing at time of payment. VAT invoices will be issued within 14 days of receipt of payment.