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Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) KATHMANDU (KTM)


The airfield is named as TRIBHUVAN International Airport. It is situated 556 km East of Kathmandu City. The airfield is situated on a table-top & is surrounded by hills and mountain ranges. Adequate terrain clearance is available for Departures & Arrivals in the South-East, North-West and the South directions. The airport is under control of DCA-NEPAL. Within Kathmandu FIR, only the airspace classes C & G are used. IATA code: KTM ICAO code: VNKT ARP Lat: ARP Long: N E 27 41 48 085 21 30

Elevation of the airfield: 4390 ft

The vicinity chart of Kathmandu Airport is as below:

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Runway

RWY

Elev FT

TORA FT (m) 10,700 (3050) 10,700 (3050)

TODA FT (m) 10,794 (3290) 10,499 (3200)

ASDA FT (m) 10,700 (3050) 10,700 (3050)

LDA FT (m) 10,700 (3050) 9613 (2930)

AVG SLOPE (%)

WIDTH FT

02 (022M)

4313

+0.74

150

20 (202M)

4387

-0.47

150

Standard markings and high intensity centerline lighting is available.

Runway PCN PAPI

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RWY 02/20

BITUMEN 54 /F / A / W / T

02 PAPI (angle 30) / 20 PAPI-L (angle 30) 13500 ft. AMSL F 150 UTC + 05:45

Transition altitude : Transition Level Local Time : :

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Schematic of airfield

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Navigational Facility

Type of Aid VORDME NDB LCTR DHARKE LCTR THECHO LCTR NALINCHOWK Communication Facility

Indent KTM KAM LDK LTH LNC

FREQ/CO-ORD 122.3 MHz N 27 405 E085 210 318 KHz N 27 416 E085 212 358 KHz 230 KHz 252 KHz

Service Designation GROUND TOWER APPROACH CONTROL ATIS

Frequency 1219 MHz 118.1 MHz 1206 MHz 1265 MHz 2923 KHz / 1270 MHz 1251 MHz 1247 MHz 6607 KHz 1123 MHz GROUND

Call Sign

KATHMANDU TWR KATHMANDU APP KATHMANDU CTR ---

Meteorological Facility & details Standard MET services on H24 basis are provided. Occasional thunderstorm activity is encountered during fore noon hours in the vicinity of the airport. Extra fuel for holding due to weather is recommended during monsoon period. Surface winds are generally light, with occasional gusts of up to 15 kt. The airport is prone to FOG in winter months during morning hours. The reference temperature is 278 C Bird Activity Bird activity is seen between July & December months. Crew is advised to keep a sharp look out for birds at all times. Issue: 00 Revision: 00 05 NOV 2009 Page 4 of 15

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Rescue and Fire Fighting Facility CAT VIII available.

Fueling Facility (Fuel/Oil) Aviation Turbine fuel, Kerosene type Jet A1

Taxiway Width of Taxiway is 75 feet (23 m)

Operational Hours The airport is available for Day & Night operations.

Apron The apron can accommodate nine medium & wide body aircraft. Parking bays are numbered 1 to 7. Power-in pushback is available for all bays. Please refer airport schematic above.

Contact Information (Civil Aviation Department, Tribhuvan Intel Airport) General Manager +977-1-4477161 Flight Operations +977-1-4498775 Fax: +977-1-4474180

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Route Details Delhi-Kathmandu-Delhi

VIDP KABGU ALI R460 LLK G598 SMR G336 KTM DCT VNKT VNKT DCT KTM B345 LLK R594 SSB SSB5B DPN DCT VIDP Mumbai-Kathmandu-Mumbai VABB A347 AMVIG G472 BODAR G590 KKJ W40 LLK G598 SMR G336 SIMARA KTM DCT VNKT VNKT DHAR1B D270T BHP B345 LLK W40 KKJ G590 BPL W10S SG IGBA1B VABB

Terminal Alternate Adequate Terminal Alternates for Kathmandu are Varanasi & Delhi/Lucknow.

Airport Operating Minimums Airport Operating Minima are as listed in company AOM folder. These are based on DGCA Operations Circular No. 6/1999 which follows the ICAO Manual of All Weather Operations (Doc 9365-AN/910)

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Arrival Procedure For landing RWY 02 is the preferred runway. However, in case of strong tailwinds, VOR DME RWY 02 followed by a circle to land approach for RWY 20 may be carried out. Pilots must exercise caution while carrying-out the circling approach for RWY 20 and ensure that aircraft remains within D4.0 arc KTM. Visual ground and terrain contact should be maintained at all times during the approach. Performance calculations for dispatch to Kathmandu will be based on landing with CONFIG FULL. However in case of potential wind shear condition / gust / sink etc. CONFIG 3 landing at KATHMANDU may be carried out.

Notes: 1. Prior to TOD, check approach / landing climb restrictions, if any. Plan to arrive at SIMARA or ROMEO by FL 150 or as advised by ATC 2. Put a SPEED CONSTRAINT of 250 kt at SMR 3. Normally, ATC gives clearance to descend below F150 before crossing SIMARA/ROMEO. In such a case, remove the +15000 CONSTRAINT so as to get a better descent profile. 4. Select MKR receiver switch to ON. The Airway marker is at 8.0 DME KTM. The aircraft is clear of obstacles after crossing the marker. 5. PF is to select Weather Radar display & PNF is to select TERRAIN display on respective ND. 6. Hold at 170 kt if required due traffic or to lose altitude. Do not descend below MSA unless cleared for the approach and established on the inbound radial. 7. Expect higher than normal rate of descent / FPA due to the approach profile.

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Approach Procedure VOR DME RWY 02

Follow the profile as published in Jeppesen Approach plate 13-1 Aircraft configuration at various DME distances is as shown on next page:

ROD MAY BE INCREASED TO 2000 (MAX) TILL CROSSING 08 NM & THEREAFTER UP TO 2200 IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN DESCENT PROFILE. IN CASE HIGH, THEN CONSIDER RETRACTING FLAP TO CONFIG 3 BEFORE TAKING SPEED BRAKES

BETWEEN 10 & 08 DME MONITOR RADIO ALTIMETER. MAX DROP SHOULD BE 1500. IN CASE OF DROP BELOW 1000 IMMEDIATELY EXECUTE GO ROUND.

Note: PNF is to give actual Altitude Call outs at each VORDME check point. This call out should include whether HIGH or LOW & by how much feet after comparing with the published crossing altitude.

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Approach Procedure RWY 20 (VOR DME RWY 02 Circle to Land 20) Circle to Land RWY 20 is authorized on both sides i.e. LEFT/RIGHT Downwind at the appropriate circling minima. Advise ATC of intentions for using RWY 20 earlier during approach and preferably prior to VOR SMR inbound. Cross NOPEN at 11,500 ft on QNH At D1.0 KTM and runway in sight, in case of RIGHT downwind for RWY 20, avoid overflying VN(R)-KATHMANDU (Lat N274300, Long E0851900) appx. 2.5 NM on R-330. Prior to turning base select CONFIG FULL and adjust profile to be fully stabilized by 500 ft AGL. NOTE Be prepared for possible downdrafts. Aircraft must be stabilized before reaching MDA. At times KTM VOR scallops between D9.0 and D6.0. In IMC immediately respond to EGPWS as appropriate.

Go Around Procedure In case of missed approach, with all engines operating, follow procedures as per Jeppesen. For missed approach with single engine, follow one engine inoperative procedure for takeoff for that runway. With all engines operating, CONFIG 2 is to be maintained during Missed Approach to ensure that aircraft remains within 4 DME arc under strong tailwind conditions.

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Departure from KATHMANDU

1. Modify ACCL ALT to 9500 on PERF TAKE-OFF page so as to get SRS mode till 9500 2. Max speed during turns is 180 kt. 3. PF is to select Weather Radar display & PNF is to select TERRAIN display on respective ND. 4. Do not select APU bleed OFF in case of one engine out. APU bleed is to be selected OFF only after selecting MCT on live engine.

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Takeoff from RW 20 Take off is to be in CONFIG 1+F. SIDs requiring Left turn after Take off are not permitted. Engine Out Escape Procedure RWY 20

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CLB STRAIGHT AHEAD TO KTM OR 250 AGL (whichever is earlier) TURN RIGHT & INTERCEPT 4.0 DME ARC (KTM) MAX BANK 15 ACC ALT 9500. MAINTAIN FLAP UP MANOEUVERING SOPEED LEAVE KTM AT OR ABOVE 7500. INTERCEPT R-289 KTM & PROCEED TO LCTR LDK (IF BELOW 7500 REMAIN IN 4.0 DME ARC TILL ALT IS ACHIEVED) IF BELOW 10,500 AT LDK ENTER PUBLISHED HOLD & CONTINUE CLIMBING AT FLAPS UP MANOEUVERING SPEED TO 10,500 & THEN TO 11,500 (FOR NOPEN) FROM LDK PROCEED ON TRK 239. CROSSING R-270/D-20.0 KTM FLY ON A 20 DME ARC TILL CROSSING LEAD RADIAL 214 & 20 DME KTM. THEN TURN LEFT TO INTERCEPT FINAL APPROACH R-202 (INBOUND 022) BY D16.0 KTM (NOPEN) AT 11,500 CARRY OUT VORDME RWY 02 PUBLISHED APPROACH

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Takeoff from RWY 02 With all engines operating, follow SID. All Engines Operating, no turns before D2.3 KTM. SIDs requiring RIGHT turn after takeoff not permitted. Engine Out Escape Procedure RWY 02

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CLIMB STRAIGHT AHEAD TO D2.5 KTM. AT D2.5 KTM TURN LEFT & INTERCEPT D4.0 ARC KTM. MAX BANK ANGLE 15 ACC ALT 9500. MAINTAIN FLAPS UP MANOEUVERING SPEED LEAVE VOR KTM AT OR ABOVE 7500. INTERCEPT R-289 KTM & PROCEED TO LCTR LDK (IF BELOW 7500 REMAIN IN 4.0 DME ARC TILL ALT IS ACHIEVED) IF BELOW 10,500 AT LCTR LDK ENTER PUBLISHED HOLD & CONTINUE CLIMB AT FLAPS UP MANOEUVERING SPEED TO 10,500 (MHA) & THEN TO 11,500 WHICH IS THE MINIMUM CROSSING ALTITUDE AT NOPEN FROM LCTR LDK PROCEED ON TRK 239. CROSSING R-270/D-20.0 KTMFLY 20 DME ARC TILL CROSSING LEAD RADIAL 210 KTM & 20 DME. THEN TURN LEFT TO INTERCEPT FINAL APPROACH R-202 (INBOUND 022) BY 16 DME KTM (NOPEN) AT 11,500 CARRY OUT VORDME RWY 02 PUBLISHED APPROACH

NOTES 1. Assisted takeoff and landings not permitted

2. Due to hill shadows, pilots should be vigilant to apparent loss of depth perception and optical illusion 3. Entry requirements and emergency procedures specific to NEPAL are available in Jeppesen Route Guide placed on board 4. As number of turbo-propeller and small aircraft operate out of KATHMANDU, pilots must exercise caution to avoid jet blast during taxi. 5. Circling Approach for Rwy 20, at night, is not permitted. 6. Max holding speed within Kathmandu TMA is 230 kt. Noise Abatement Procedures: NIL

LVP Operations Minima for LVTO is VIS 800m

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Special Aircrew Qualifications

1. Experience Qualification: a. The Pilot-in-Command will have minimum 300 hours PIC on type experience b. The First Officer will have minimum 200 hours on type experience 2. Ground/SIM Training: a. Class room briefing by TRE b. 2 Hour SIM sessions for a Crew compliment of P1 & P2. Session will include the following: VOR DME APP for RWY 02 Go Around and Missed Approach procedure followed by circle to land for RWY 20 Take off RWY 02 Engine failure. EOSID procedure followed by VOR DME APP for RWY 02 (COMM failure briefing will be given to Pilots during SIM session) 3. On Line Training: a. All PICs will undergo one route check for enroute and Airport Qualification on Flights to and from Katmandu** (** One route Check shall be done by night when night operations are approved/required) b. All First Officers will undergo one observation flight for route and Airport Qualification on flights to and from Katmandu. c. Pilots who have earlier operated to Katmandu on A320 Family will be subjected to a Recency Route Check

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