Procedures During The Interim Period
The Gaza International Airport will operate in accordance with
Israel's civil aviation regulations and the regulations issued by
the Palestinian Civil Aviation Department pursuant to the Interim
Agreement and the Protocol Regarding the Establishment and
Operation of the International Airport in the Gaza Strip During
the Interim Period. The above mentioned regulations should comply
with ICAO standards.
The aeronautical information for the Airport will be published by
Israel and Egypt, each with respect to the airspace controlled by
it, and in the Operational Manual of Gaza International Airport
issued by the Palestinian side, which shall be revised
Name of Aerodrome : Gaza International
Location Indicator of Gaza A.P. - LVGZ will be
published in the ICAO DOC.7910.
Reference point of Aerodrome N31 14 47 E 034 16 34
Runway coordinates are:
Runway 19: X=458.786
Runway 01: X=455.767
There shall be a displaced threshold at a distance of 187 meters
from the existing southern threshold of RWY 01.
displaced threshold shall be marked according to the relevant ICAO
Standards and Recommendations.
Gaza Aerodrome CTR consists of an arc bounded west of the runway,
having a radius of 5 NM centered from the AD REF. POINT.
In case of
emergency, aircraft under control of Gaza Int'l.A.P. may deviate
from CTR, in coordination with Israel South Control.
Limits: GND - up to 2000 feet MSL.
3.2AIRSPACE CLASSIFICATION OF AERODROME
accordance with Classification of airspace introduced by ICAO Annex
11, Annex2 and DOC. 4444, the airspace within Gaza CTR will be
defined as Category C Airspace .
All circuits for landing will be western circuits.
- hand circuit to rwy 01.
- hand circuit to rwy 19.
proceeding a missapproach or go-around, aircraft will maintain on
rwy heading and not turn east of rwy, unless in case of emergency.
Circling altitude :1500 feet MSL.
ENTRY ROUTES FOR INTERNATONAL TRAFFIC:
international traffic to Gaza Airport will proceed via G183 to
position NADOL (311734N 0334100E ,15 NM north of ARH VOR on route
NADOL is the entry / exit point to all traffic northbound,
westbound and southbound.
Traffic joining Gaza Airport must contact the Israel South control
(127.75 Mhz) for identification purposes, and this contact must be
Not later than position TBA NDB northbound for traffic arriving
from the south .
Not later than position PASOS for traffic arriving from the
north and west.
Not later than position ISMAILYAH (N30 36.0E32 16.0) in special
cases when traffic will be allowed to proceed via V606.
Aircraft will maintain in contact on the second radio set with
Israel south Control (127.75 Mhz) until position NADOL.
aircraft released by Israel South Control, will contact and
maintain on the second radio set Gaza control at position NADOL
for landing instructions.
Primary Frequency : 120.40 Mhz
Secondary Frequency : 121.95 Mhz
point from Cairo ACC to Gaza Control will be the international
border unless otherwise coordinated.
EXIT ROUTES FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAFFIC
international traffic from Gaza A.P.will proceed to position NADOL
and then via route G183 to PASOS, northbound or westbound or to
position TBA NBD for traffic southbound .
point to Cairo ACC from Gaza Control will be the international
Flight Rules :
the installation of the ILS system, all inbound traffic after
passing ARH VOR must cancel IFR flight plan and proceed in
accordance with Visual Flight Rules (VFR).
and joining procedures:
passing position NADOL call Gaza Tower and proceed visually on TRK
097 until field in-sight, thence:
01in use - turn right to join left hand “Down Wind” RWY 01 for
19 in use - turn left to join right hand” down Wind”
RWY 19 for landing.
GO AROUND PROCEDURES
RWY 01 - In case of go around, maintain RWY heading and climb to
circuit altitude (1500 feet) then turn left to join left-hand down
wind and follow ATC instructions.
RWY 19 - In case of go around maintain RWY heading and climb to
circuit altitude (1500feet) then turn right to join right - hand
down wind and follow ATC instructions.
: In case of go around don't exceed 3NM on RWY heading.
Holding position will be :poition NADOL.
RWY 01in use : after take – off turn left on TRK 277 (from AD
Reference Point) to NADOL (R-328 ARH VOR D-15NM).
RWY 19in use : after take – off turn right on TRK 277 (from AD
Reference Point) to NADOL (R-328 ARH VOR D-15NM).
: The SIDs for those departure Procedures to be designed in due
STARs AND SIDs
STARs and SIDs will be developed according to the FAA standards as
introduced in the FAA Handbook 8260.3B.
TERMINAL INSTRUMENT PROCEDURES ( TERPS) “, in respect to the
restriction that no traffic will operate east of rwy centerline,
unless in case of emrgency.
Instrument approaches will be developed for straight-in APP to RWY
01or circling APP to RWY 19.
all international flights, coordination procedures will be
estblished between Cairo ACC, Israel South Control and Gaza
ARRIVING TRAFFIC TO GAZA INT’L A.P.
Cairo Control shall pass to Israel South Control information
regarding inbound traffic as soon as possible but not later than
position TBA NDB for traffic from the south and position PASOS for
traffic from the north and poistion ISMAILYAH in special cases
traffic will be allowed to proceed via V606.
will contain and be transferred in the following order:
SSR Code (family will be specified)
change in the above information shall be passed to Israel South
Aircraft without permission to enter Israel FIR shall be held
by Cairo Control west of position NADOL until Israel South Control
will clear the traffic.
Cairo Control shall pass to GAZA Control Tower information
regarding inbound traffic.
information shall contain and be transferred in the following
Type of A/C
E.T.O ARH VOR
DEPARTING TRAFFIC FROM GAZA INT’L A.P.
Gaza Tower shall request for departure permission from Israel
South Control, and will provide the following information:
Gaza Tower shall request for Start Up clearance and shall obtain
ATC clearance from Cairo ACC for departing traffic from Gaza A.P.
and destined to join V606 and will provide the following
Aerodrome of departure and destination
Requested Flight level or Altitude
change of the above information shall be passed to Cairo ACC.
Gaza Tower shall inform Israel South Control when traffic is
GAZA Tower shall inform Cairo ACC when traffic is taking off.
The departing traffic will call Cairo ACC immediately after take
off fromGaza A.P. in order to establish radio contact as soon as
SUBMISSION OF FLIGHT PLAN
Flight Plans shall be submitted via AFTN, TELEX or FAX to the
control center at Gaza Int’l A.P. Which will transfer them to
the AIS office at the Ben Gurion Int’l A.P.
at the Ben Grunion Int’l A.P.
return Ben Grunion AIS office shall submit a copy of the approved
flight plan with NOTAMS and Weather information regarding the
Notice of approval of such flight plans shall be forwarded to the
requesting party by the control center in Gaza Int’l A.P.
Aircraft without current flight plan will not enter Israel FIR.
Aircraft without current flight plan will not depart from Gaza
Flight plan to Euro-Control Region will be submitted at least 3
hours prior EOBT.
Other flight plans will be submitted not later than 60 minutes
Flight plans shall be submitted with compliance to ICAO DOC. 4444.
Palestinian Civil Aviation Department may install Secondary
Surveillance Radar station at Gaza International Airport.
OPERATION HOURS Top
International Airport will be operating 24 hours daily, except on