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As a large increase in aircraft operations in the Las Vegas, NV area is expected in conjunction with NBAA2013, special air traffic procedures will be in place to enhance safety and minimize air traffic delays.
Parking Reservations Required for Henderson Executive Airport During NBAA2013
Las Vegas's Henderson Executive Airport (HND) will require reservations for all parking, drop/pick up and go reservations from Oct. 18-26, 2013. The reservation system was developed for NBAA2013 for the airport's planning and ramp management program. The online reservation system aids in preparing for daily aircraft operations, efficient ramp parking, and pre-planned aircraft servicing. Operators planning on using HND during these dates should complete reservations as soon as plans are known to ensure accommodations are secure at HND by calling the FBO at (702) 261-4806, or visiting HND's NBAA2013 website.
Parking Reservations Required for Signature Flight Support at McCarran International Airport During NBAA2013
Operators planning to utilize Signature Flight support at McCarran International Airport (LAS) between Oct. 20-24, 2013 will be required to secure parking spaces in advance. Reservations will be accepted in the order received. Reservations may be made by calling Kalee Schnelzer at (702) 739-1100 or on Signature's Las Vegas website.
LAS FBO Parking Constraints 10/19/13
ATCSCC ADVZY 021 LAS/ZLA 09/19/2013 LAS GA PARKING CONSTRAINTS
ATTENTION LAS GA USERS. DUE TO NBAA CONVENTION, SIGNATURE AVIATION
ADVISES RAMP SPACE IS FULL AND ATLANTIC AVIATION ADVISES SOME RAMP
SPACE STILL AVAILABLE. ADVISE ALL AIRCRAFT TO CONTACT FBO'S FOR
AVAILABILITY PRIOR TO LANDING.
FAA Establishes Required Routings Into Las Vegas for NBAA2013
The FAA has issued required routes for aircraft flying into Henderson Executive (HND) and North Las Vegas (VGT) airports during NBAA2013. For HND, aircraft capable of utilizing RNAV arrival procedures should file the appropriate RNAV standard instrument arrival (STAR). Operators not able to accept the RNAV arrival may face additional delays. The FAA has also requested that operators ensure they correctly input the RNAV capabilities for their aircraft into Item 18 of their ICAO flight plan.
Henderson/HND RNAV Arrivals
- ADDEL ONE (RNAV) – From the Northwest
- NOOTN ONE (RNAV) – From the Northeast
- KNGMN TWO (RNAV) - From the Southeast
- JOMIX ONE (RNAV) – From the Southwest
FAA NBAA 2013 Convention NOTAM
The final version of this year's Convention NOTAM is available.
The special air traffic procedures will be in effect from Oct. 17 through 24, 2013.
The FAA Air Traffic Control Systems Command Center (ATCSCC) may utilize traffic management initiatives for this event when arrival demand is expected to approach or exceed airport capacity. Expect Departure Clearance Times (EDCT) may be issued for all domestic, IFR arrivals to the following airports:
- Henderson Executive Airport (HND) [Please pay special attention to the parking reservation requirements for HND discussed below]
- McCarran International Airport (LAS)
- North Las Vegas Airport (VGT)
Noise Abatement Procedures for Las Vegas Area Airports
VGT, LAS and HND airport managers are in the process of posting detailed information on noise abatement procedures, curfews, airport diagrams, preferential runways, pattern altitudes, run-up areas, noise monitoring and more to the Whispertrack web site. Pilots operating to/from any of these Las Vegas airports for the coming NBAA Convention should reference the site later this week for updated information.
Downloadable Arrival and Departure Procedures for Pilots
In order to assist pilots in pre-planning for arrival and departure at Henderson Executive Airport (HND) or North Las Vegas Airport (VGT), download/print the following aids:
Henderson Executive Airport (HND) Arrival Card (50 KB, PDF)
This aid has pertinent arrival information for quick reference during flight planning and on the flight deck for HND arriving traffic.
Henderson Executive Airport (HND) Departure Card (405 KB, PDF)
This aid has pertinent departure information for quick reference during flight planning and on the flight deck for HND departing traffic.
Henderson Executive Airport (HND) RWYs 35 NBAA Departure (263 KB, PDF)
This procedure will be in use October 20th through 24th. It is designed to assist an efficient departure flow off HND in the event departures must use either RWY 35. Pilots must comply with all instructions on the card.
North Las Vegas Airport (VGT) Departure Card (450 KB, PDF)
This aid has pertinent arrival information for quick reference during flight planning and on the flight deck for VGT departing traffic.
As always, please check NOTAMS beforehand and comply with all ATC instructions in real time.
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