Philippines Airspace News

Philippines Airspace News

Philippines Airspace Information – the pope’s visit creates much more turbulence than anticipated and Cebu Mactan’s airport extension presently stalls. And no information from Laguindingan’s evening functions.

Philippines Airspace – Pope’s check out

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) informed that flight procedure in two airports would be limited when Pope Francis visits the state in January following 12 months.

On January 15, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s (NAIA) key runway 06/24 and secondary runway 13/31 will be closed for all arriving flights even though departing flights will be permitted to work from 2:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m..
From 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on the same working day, a no fly zone will be applied and no air targeted traffic will be accommodated owing to Pope Francis’ aircraft arrival at the NAIA runway believed at 5:45 p.m..

[Let’s hope that the Pope’s plane will not be delayed, otherwise NAIA will be down for much longer time]

When the pontiff flies to Tacloban Metropolis on January 17, CAAP said that the Tacloban airport will be shut for all air website traffic from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. except plane that carries the papal entourage, though NAIA runways will be shut from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. when his aircraft landed at NAIA from Tacloban.

On January 19, all through the Pope’s departure to Rome, NAIA runway will only permit departing aircraft from 6:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and a no fly zone will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. until finally 10:30 a.m. in which a Philippine Airlines’ flight will have the Roman Pontiff straight to Rome.

Philippines Airspace – Cebu Mactan job

The GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corp. won the ideal to consider around the procedure of the Mactan Cebu Intercontinental Airport and build a new terminal. It took about management of the existing terminal very last November 1, 2014.

It unveiled yesterday the airport’s new domestic departure test-in location. Adorned with tropical vegetation and geared up with two ramps, the new check-in place is additional roomy than the outdated just one. [We’ll check next week].
The consortium will officially unveil enhancements in the terminal subsequent month, as properly as existing their timeline for the makeover of the terminal. Passengers can anticipate better washrooms, longer baggage reclaim regions, extra X-ray machines and improved check out-in conveyors, amid other improvements, in the coming months.

But the GMR-Megawide consortium will not be ready to get started its airport expansion project till the Philippine Air Pressure (PAF) vacates the 39-acre whole lot exactly where the next terminal constructing will be produced. The Division of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is established to replicate 17 buildings of PAF that want to be demolished to give way to a new airport terminal creating.

GMR-Megawide was meant to take web-site possession in December and start off developing in February. Of course, mainly because the replication hasn’t but been accomplished, it does not glance like that they can take web site possession in February.

Philippines Airspace – Laguindingan (Global) Airport

For the duration of October and November CAAP did test flights on Laguindingan (Cagayan De Oro) airport. These checks served to calibrate ILS beams and frequencies as well as COR/DME adjustments. The checks seemed to have been Ok, but the paperwork is not however carried out. No solution plates and other paperwork are nonetheless distributed to the interested airways. All Laguindingan internet sites (official and non-formal) have not been updated for several months.

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