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Ministry of Civil Aviation (Height Restrictions for Safeguarding of Aircraft Operations) Rules, 2015

The Ministry of Civil Aviation (Height Restrictions for Safeguarding of Aircraft Operations) Rules, 2015

Published vide Notification No. G.S.R. 751(E), dated 30th September, 2015

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Ministry of Civil Aviation

G.S.R. 751 (E). – The Central Government, being of opinion that it is necessary and expedient to do so for the safety of aircraft operations, proposes to make the following certain rules, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clause (o) and clause (r) of sub-section (2) of section 5 read with section 9A of the Aircraft Act, 1934 (XXII of 1934) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), and in supersession of the Ministry of Civil Aviation notification number S.O.84(E), dated the 14th January, 2010 published in the Gazette of India, Part II, section 3, sub-section (ii), except as respect things done or omitted to be done before such supersession. The objections or suggestions on the draft S.O. were called from the stakeholders and are considered by the Government to the extent admissible. In the public interest the rules are notified by seeking exemption from putting the rules again in the public domain.

  1. Short title and commencement.– (1) These rules may be called the Ministry of Civil Aviation (Height Restrictions for Safeguarding of Aircraft Operations) Rules, 2015.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

  1. Application .– These rules shall apply to all civil and defence aerodromes listed in Schedule III to Schedule VII, as amended from time to time.
  2. Definitions.– In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires, –

(i) “Act” means the Aircraft Act, 1934 (XXII of 1934);

(ii) “aerodrome” includes civil and defence airports, airstrips, communication, navigation and surveillance facilities used for the aeronautical purposes in India;

(iii) “aerodrome elevation” means the elevation of the highest point of the landing area as specified in Schedule III to Schedule VII;

(iv) “Authorised officer” means the officer authorised by the defence authorities for the purposes of these rules;

(v) “Airports Authority” means the Airports Authority of India constituted under section 3 of the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994 (55 of 1994);

(vi) “Colour Coded Zoning Map” of an airport means the map, prepared and certified by the Airports Authority indicating the areas around the airport in different colour coded grids with the permissible heights above mean sea level for the purpose of aerodrome safeguarding and a model Colour Coded Zoning Map of Navi Mumbai International Airport is given at Schedule IX;

(vii) “Designated officer” means the officer of Airports Authority of India responsible for processing and/or issuance of No Objection Certificate as specified in Appendix M of Schedule VIII;

(viii) “No Objection Certificate” means the certificate issued under rule 5;

(ix) “structure” includes building, mast, tower, chimney, poles, transmission lines, elevated roads or viaducts or bridges and elevated railway lines, wind farms and all other man-made structures;

(x) Words and expressions used but not defined in these rules shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.

  1. Restrictions on constructions, erections, trees, etc.– (1) No structure shall be constructed or erected, or any tree planted or grown on any land within a radius not exceeding twenty kilometers from the Aerodrome Reference Point of the civil and defence aerodromes, as specified in Schedule III to Schedule VII, without obtaining a No Objection Certificate for the height clearance, except in cases specified in sub-rule (2) of rule 7.

(2) No structure shall be constructed or erected, or any tree planted or grown on any land within the areas specified in Schedule I of the civil and defence aerodromes, as listed in Schedule III to Schedule VII, except for essential navigational aids and other installations required for aeronautical purposes.

(3) No structure higher than the height specified in Schedule II, shall be constructed or erected and no tree, which is likely to grow or ordinarily grows higher than the height specified in the said Schedule shall be planted on any land within a radius of twenty kilometers from the Aerodrome Reference Point.

(4) The level roads and level railway lines within one kilometer of the airport boundary wall shall also be subject to issuance of the No Objection Certificate.

  1. Issuance of No Objection Certificate.– (1) The No Objection Certificate in respect of civil aerodromes shall be issued by the designated officer on behalf of the Central Government in respect of civil aerodromes.

(2) The No Objection Certificate in respect of defence aerodromes shall be issued by the authorised officer in accordance with Schedule I and Schedule II, subject to such other conditions as the said authorised officer may deem fit.

(3) In case of State owned and private aerodromes, licensed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the No Objection Certificate for the protection of obstacle limitation surfaces (OLS) at such airports shall be issued by the designated officer and the procedure in cases of State owned and private aerodromes, not licensed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, shall be regulated in the manner as specified in rule 13.

(4) The application for issuance of No Objection Certificate in respect of civil aerodromes, shall be made by the applicant to the designated officer through the No Objection Certificate Application System (NOCAS), accessible on the website of the Airports Authority at www.aai.aero.

  1. Issuance of Colour Coded Zoning Map.– The Colour Coded Zoning Maps (CCZM) shall be issued by the Airports Authority based on the latitude & longitude of the area in respect of civil aerodromes which shall indicate through different colour coded grids, the permissible heights in the areas around the airport, falling within the radius not exceeding twenty kilometers from the Aerodrome Reference Point. The CCZM shall be available at AAI website www.aai.aero.
  2. Approval for construction of buildings, structures, etc.– (1) After considering the No Objection Certificate issued by the designated officer or the authorised officer, the concerned Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development Authorities shall approve the construction of buildings or structures not exceeding the Permissible Top Elevation. Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development Authorities shall also consider the existing building regulations or bye-laws or any other law for the time being in force before approving the construction of buildings or structures.

(2) In cases of aerodromes where the Colour Coded Zoning Maps has been issued, the Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development authorities shall, in accordance with the height specifications provided in such Colour Coded Zoning Maps, approve the construction of the structures, as per the existing building regulations or bye laws or any other law for the time being in force:

Provided that no such approval shall be given by the Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development authorities for sites which lies in approach, take off and transitional areas of an airport or in any other area, marked in the Colour Coded Zoning Map for the compulsory obtaining of No Objection Certificate from the designated officer or authorised officer.

(3) The Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development authorities shall certify on the sanction plan that the Floor Space Index or Floor Area Ratio and the related height of the building or structure is within the permissible elevation as indicated in the Colour Coded Zoning Map for the given site.

(4) The Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development Authorities shall submit the details of structures approved under sub-rule (1) and sub-rule (2) to the concerned designated officer or the authorised officer within a period of thirty days from the date of such approval.

  1. Clearances for siting towers of fixed wireless stations.– (1) The clearances in respect of siting towers of fixed wireless stations shall be issued by the Standing Advisory Committee on Radio Frequency Allocation (SACFA) of the Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Government of India, taking into consideration the heights above mean sea level specified in the Colour Coded Zoning Map.

(2) The Standing Advisory Committee on Radio Frequency Allocation (SACFA) of the Ministry of Communication, Government of India, shall submit the details of siting towers of fixed wireless stations approved under sub-rule (1) to the concerned designated officer or the authorised officer within a period of thirty days from the date of such approval.

  1. Processing of No Objection Certificate cases.– (1) Processing of NOC cases in respect of civil aerodromes shall be carried out at nine Airports Authority offices one each at Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Guwahati Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad and Nagpur airports.

(2) The designated officer available at the offices specified in sub-rule (1) shall be responsible for the processing of applications and issue of No Objection Certificate and/or issue authorization for issuance of NOC for height clearance by concerned designated officer with respect to the civil aerodromes.

(3) A Panel of Chartered Engineers and Surveyors may be assigned by the Airports Authority to carry out physical verification of details of Site Elevation and Coordinates as submitted by the applicant. The expenses of the same shall be borne by the applicant.

(4) The officer in-charge of the corporate office at the headquarters of the Airports Authority in New Delhi shall supervise the functioning of the regional and station level offices.

  1. Duties of designated officer.– (1) The designated officers, specified in Appendix M of Schedule VIII, shall be responsible for issuance of No Objection Certificate in respect of civil aerodromes and shall coordinate with the respective Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development authorities in granting approval for construction of buildings or structures.

(2) The designated officer shall forward the copy of NOCs issued by him under sub-rule (1) above to the concerned airport operator and respective Local, Municipal or Town Planning & Development authorities.

  1. Appellate Committee.– (1) There shall be an Appellate Committee consisting of the following, namely:-

(a) Joint Secretary (Airports), Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India – Chairperson;

(b) Joint Director General of Civil Aviation (Aerodrome), Directorate General of Civil Aviation – Member;

(c) Member (Air Navigation Services), Airports Authority of India – Member; and

(d) One technical expert having knowledge in the field of communication or air traffic management – Member.

(2) If any person or Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development authorities or any airport operator is aggrieved with the decision of the Designated officer, such person or entity may appeal to the Appellate Committee for redressal of his/their grievances with respect to the height permissible under these rules.

(3) The cases for reference to the Appellate Committee specified in sub-rule (2) shall be received and processed by the corporate office at the headquarters of the Airports Authority in New Delhi.

  1. Responsibilities of local authorities and airport operators.– (1) For the effective verification, monitoring and controlling the obstructions around the airports, it shall be the responsibility of the Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development authorities and the airport operator to ensure that the height of the structures and their locations are in accordance with the approved building plans and the No Objection Certificate issued by the concerned designated officer or the authorised officer.

(2) For the purposes of sub-rule (1), the Local, Municipal or Town Planning and Development authorities and the airport operator shall develop appropriate mechanism with necessary trained manpower and equipment so as to verify the height of the structures, site elevations and site location or coordinates in World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84).

  1. Procedure to be followed in case of State owned and private airports not licensed by Directorate General of Civil Aviation.– (1) In case of State owned or private aerodromes not licensed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the concerned State Government shall be responsible for the protection of obstacle limitation surfaces at such airports:

Provided that the designated officer shall give guidance to the State Government on the protection of obstacle limitation surfaces, whenever such guidance is sought by the concerned State Government.

  1. Development and up gradation of aerodromes.– (1) The approved master plan of the aerodromes shall be considered for drawing and protecting the various obstacle limitation surfaces to ensure its development and future expansion or up-gradation.

(2) The designated officer or the authorised officer, before issuing the No Objection Certificate in respect of development or upgradation of any aerodrome (including its runway dimension), shall take into consideration the proposed communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS) facilities and the procedure for Air Navigation Service Operations (PANS-OPS) for height clearance at a given airport.

(3) Necessary consultation with the concerned stakeholders shall be carried out by the airport developer, airport operator or by the Air Navigation Service provider, as the case may be, at the time of development of master plan of a Greenfield airport or planning of major airport expansion or the installation of new communication, navigation and surveillance facilities at the existing airports.

(4) The aerodrome developer or operator and ANS provider, as the case may be, shall submit the approved master plan of the aerodrome and the proposed development or up gradation of any aerodrome (including its runway dimensions, communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS) facilities and the procedure for Air Navigation Service Operations (PANS-OPS) to the concerned designated officer).

  1. Procedure in case of violations.– The cases of violations where the height of any existing building, structure or tree on any land within the limits specified in rule 4 exceeds the height specified in Schedule I and Schedule II, or any other violation arising out of non-compliance of the provisions of these rules, shall be dealt in accordance with the provisions of the Aircraft (Demolition of Obstructions caused by Buildings and Trees etc.) Rules, 1994.
  2. Savings.– Nothing in these rules shall affect the height clearances assessed and duly issued under the notifications issued by the Government of India in the Ministry of Civil Aviation vide notification numbers S.O. 84(E) dated the 14th January, 2010, and S.O 1589(E) dated the 30th June, 2008, during their assessment validity period of eight years for the buildings and twelve years for the structures such as masts, chimney and towers etc., within which the applicants have to complete the structures and obtain the completion certificate from the concerned authorities:

Provided that in cases where the construction work has not started during the initial validity period of five years for the buildings or within seven years for the structures such as mast, chimney, etc., revalidation shall not be considered and the height of such buildings or structures shall be reassessed in accordance with the provisions of these rules.

Schedule – I

Purpose: Schedule – 1 indicates the No Construction Zones (NCZ) i.e. the areas around the Aeronautical Ground Aids (AGA) and Communication Navigation & Surveillance (CNS) facilities which need to be kept free from all obstructions for the safety and regularity of aircraft operations.

  1. Runway

1.1. Runway Strip: The Land area specified below shall be completely free from all obstacles as provided hereunder (Refer Appendix-1 of Schedule – I):-

1.1.1. The land comprising within the Runway strip of uniform width of 150 meters on either side of centerline which extends to 60 meters beyond each extremity of Runway, along the extended centerline of a Runway of code 3 or code 4, equipped with Instrument Approach Procedure.

1.1.2. The land comprising within the Runway strip of uniform width of 75 meters on either side of centerline which extends to 60 meters beyond each extremity of Runway, along extended centerline of the Runway of code 1or 2, equipped with Instrument Approach Procedure and for non-Instrument runway of code 3 or 4.

1.1.3. The land comprising within the Runway strip of uniform width of 40 meters on either side of centerline which extends to 60 meters beyond each extremity of Runway ,along extended centerline of the non-Instrument Runway of code 2.

1.1.4. The land comprising within the Runway strip of uniform width of 30 meters on either side of centerline which extends to 30 meters beyond each extremity of Runway, along extended centerline of the non-instrument runway of code 1.

1.2. Installation of Extra High Tension, High Tension lines shall not be permitted within 1500 metres of the Inner edge of the approach and take-off climb surface.

  1. Frangibility Requirement:

2.1. Any equipment or installation required for air navigation purposes which must be located:

(a) On that portion of the runway strip within:

  1. i) 75 meters of the Runway centerline where the Runway code is 3 or 4 or
  2. ii) 45 meters of the Runway centerline where Runway code is 1 or 2; or

(b) on a runway end safety area, a taxiway strip or within the distances specified in Civil Aviation Requirements Section-4, Series ‘B’, Part I Aerodrome Design and Operations or

(c) on a clearway and which would endanger an aircraft in the air, shall be frangible and mounted as low as possible.

2.2 Any equipment or installation required for air navigation purposes which must be located on or near a strip of precision approach Runway ILS category I, II or III and which-

(a) is situated on that portion of the runway strip within 77.5 meters of the Runway centerline where the code number is 4 and code letter is F; or

(b) is situated within 240 meters from the end of the runway strip and within-

(i) 60 meters of the extended runway centerline where Runway code is 3 or 4

(ii) 45 meters of the extended Runway centerline where Runway code is 1 or 2; or

(iii) penetrates the inner approach surface, the inner transitional surface or the balked landing surface, shall be frangible and mounted as low as possible.

  1. Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) Facilities

3.1. Very High Frequency Omni Range (VOR)/collocated Distance measuring Equipment (DME) and Very High Frequency Direction Finder (VHF DF): A land area within the 300 meters radius of the facility.

3.2. Localizer or LLZ (a component of ILS, providing azimuth guidance): the land area bounded by the following namely (Refer diagram at Appendix-L of Schedule VIII) :-

3.2.1. A line 300 meters in the direction of approach or nearest end of the runway, whichever is greater from localizer antenna and perpendicular to the runway.

3.2.2. A line 60 meters from the centerline of localizer antenna on both side and parallel to the runway.

3.2.3. A line containing centre of localizer antennas and perpendicular to the runway; and

3.2.4. Area within circle of 75 meters radius with centre at middle of the antenna system;

3.3. Glide Path (a component of ILS providing vertical guidance): the area bounded by the following, namely (Refer diagram at Appendix-K of Schedule VIII):-

3.3.1. A line 300 meters in the direction of approach from the glide path facility;

3.3.2. A line containing glide path antenna and perpendicular of runway;

3.3.3. Near edge of the runway from the glide path;

3.3.4. A line 30 meters in the directions away from the runway and parallel to it.

3.4. Locators or Markers Beacons: The land within a radius of 30 meters of the site of markers and locator beacons.

3.5. Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR): No structure will be permitted on the land above the level of 3 meters below the pedestal height up to the distance of 500 meters from Radar antenna.

3.6. Air Routes Surveillance Radar (ARSR): No structure will be permitted on the land above the level of 5 meters below the pedestal height up to the distance of 200 meters from Radar antenna.

3.7. Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar/ Secondary Surveillance Radar(MSSR/SSR): The distance and the height restriction shall be the same as in respect of the Airport Surveillance Radar or Air Routes Surveillance Radar, depending upon operational usage.

3.8. Microwave Link: On corridor of 30 meters on either side of the direct line of azimuth and 10 meters below from the direct line of sight in the vertical plane;

3.9. Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Link: On a corridor of 30 meters on either side of the direct line of the azimuth and 10 meters below from the direct line of sight in the vertical plane.

3.10. En-route Beacons: Land within a radius of 30 meters around the antenna.

3.11. Remote Receiver: Land within a radius of 1525 meters of the site.

3.12. Stand-alone Distance Measuring Equipment / Automatic Dependence Surveillance – Broadcast (DME/ADS-B): No structure will be permitted on land above the level of 3 meters below the antenna base upto a distance of 150 meters from the antenna.

3.13. Airport Surface Detection Equipment (ASDE) or Surface Movement Radar (SMR):No structure will be permitted on the land above the level of 2 meters below the antenna base up to the distance of 200 meters from Radar antenna.

3.14. Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems (A-SMGCS) Reference Transmitter: No structure will be permitted on the land above the level of 5 meters below the antenna base up to the distance of 200 meters from Radar antenna.

3.15. A-SMGCS Multi-Lateration (MLAT): No structure will be permitted on the land above the level of 2 meters below the antenna base up to the distance of 200 meters from Radar antenna.

3.16. Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS) Reference Receiver: No structure will be permitted on land up to the distance of 100 meters from antenna.

3.17. Ground Based Augmentation System VHF Data Broadcast (GBAS VDB) station:No structure will be permitted on the land up to the distance of 300 meters from antenna

3.18. GBAS VDB monitoring station: No structure will be permitted on the land up to the distance of 300 meters from antenna.

3.19. Global Position System (GPS) Pseudolite Restriction: No GPS Pseudolite shall be used within the approach funnel of any runway or within the airport where GNSS/GBAS based operation has been planned/exist.

3.20. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) repeater restriction: No GNSS repeater shall be installed/use in approach funnel and within the 500 meter from the basic strip where GNSS/GBAS based operation has been planned/exist.

  1. Definitions and Explanation.– Some of the definitions of the terms used in the notifications have been provided below. For other terms, the Civil Aviation Requirements Section-4, Series ‘B’, Part I Aerodrome Design and Operations, ICAO annex 14, Annex 10 and Doc.8168 may be referred.
  2. i) Runway:A defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and take-off of aircraft.
  3. ii) Runway end safety area (RESA).An area symmetrical about the extended runway centre line and adjacent to the end of the strip primarily intended to reduce the risk of damage to an aeroplane undershooting or overrunning the runway.

iii) “Runway Strip” A defined area including the runway and stopway, if provided, intended:

  1. a) to reduce the risk of damage to aircraft running off a runway; and
  2. b) to protect aircraft flying over it during take-off or landing operations.
  3. iv) “Runway Code”, means the Runway Code number specified in column (1), in relation to the Runway length specified in column (2), of the Table below:-

Table 1.1 Dimension Of Runway Strip

Runway Instrument Runway Non-Instrument Runway
Runway Code Aerodrome Reference Field Length (ARFL) in (Meter) Width Extending laterally on either side of Runway Centre Line (Meter) Length beyond Runway End/ Stop way (Meter) Width Extending laterally on either side of Runway Centre Line (Meter) Length beyond Runway End/ Stop way (Meter)
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
1. <800 75 60 30 30
2. 800<1200 75 60 40 60
3. 1200<1800 150 60 75 60
4. 1800 & above 150 60 75 60
  1. v) “Approach funnel”in relation to (Refer Appendix-1 of Schedule-I):-

(a) Instrument Runway Code 3 and 4, means the area in the shape of an isosceles trapezium having the longer parallel side 4800 meters long (2400 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway) and smaller parallel side 300 meters long (150 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway), where the smaller and longer parallel sides are placed at a distance of 60 meters and 15060 meters respectively, from the end of the runway and at right angles to the extended centerline;

(b) Instrument Runway (Precision) Code 1 and 2, means the area in the shape of an isosceles trapezium having the longer parallel side 4650 meters long (2325 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway) and smaller parallel side 150 meters long (75 meters on either side of extended centreline of the runway) where the smaller and longer parallel sides are placed at a distance of 60 meters and 15060 meters respectively, from the end of the runway and at right angles to the extended centerline;

(c) Instrument Runway (Non Precision) Code 1 and 2, means the area in the shape of an isosceles trapezium having the longer parallel side 900 meters long (450 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway) and smaller parallel side 150 meters long (75 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway), where the smaller and longer parallel sides are placed at a distance of 60 meters and 2560 meters respectively, from the end of the runway and at right angles to the extended centerline;

(d) Non-Instrument Runway Code 3 and 4, means the area in the shape of an isosceles trapezium having the longer parallel side 750 meters long (375 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway) and smaller parallel side 150 meters long (75 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway), where the smaller and longer parallel sides are placed at a distance of 60 meters and 3060 meters respectively, from the end of the runway and at right angles to the extended centerline;

(e) Non-Instrument Runway Code 2, means the area in the shape of an isosceles trapezium having the longer parallel side 580 meters long (290 meters on either side of the extended centerline of the runway) and smaller parallel side 80 meters (40 meters on either side of extended centreline of the runway) where the smaller and longer parallel sides are placed at a distance of 60 meters and 2560 meters respectively, from the end of the runway and at right angles to the extended centerline;

(f) Non-Instrument Runway Code 1 means the area in the shape of an isosceles trapezium having longer parallel side of 380 meters long (190 meters on either side of the extended centreline of the runway) and smaller parallel side 60 meters (30 meters on either side of extended centreline of the runway) where the smaller and longer parallel sides are placed at a distance of 30 meters and 1630 meters respectively from the end of the runway and at right angles to the extended centreline. The diagrams of runway strip and approach funnel of instrument runway code 1,2,3 and 4 and non-instrument runway code 3 and 4 have been shown in the Appendix-1 of Schedule-I ;

  1. vi) “Instrument Runway”means a runway served by visual aids and non-visual aids providing directional guidance adequate for a straight in approach and intended for the operation of aircraft using instrument approach procedures;

vii) Non-Precision Approach Runway – means an instrument runway served by visual aids and a nonvisual aid providing at least directional guidance adequate for a straight-in approach;

viii) Precision approach runway, category I – An instrument runway served by Instrument Landing System and/or MLS and visual aids intended for operations with a decision height not lower than 60 meters and either a visibility not less than 800 meters or a runway visual range not less than 550 meters.

  1. ix) Precision Approach Runway, category II– An instrument runway served by Instrument Landing System and or MLS and visual aids intended for operations with a decision height not lower than 60 meters but not lower than 30 meters and a runway visual range not less than 350 meters.
  2. x) Precision Approach Runway, Category III– An instrument runway served by Instrument Landing System (ILS) and/or MLS to and along with surface of the runway and –

(a) ILS CAT IIIA – intended for operations with a decision height lower than 30 meters, or no decision height and a runway visual range not less than 200 meters.

(b) ILS CAT IIIB – intended for operations with a decision height lower than 15 meters, or no decision height and a runway visual range less than 200 meters but not less than 50 meters.

(c) ILS CAT IIIC – intended for operations with no decision height and no runway visual range limitations.

  1. xi) “Non-Instrument Runway”means a runway intended for operations of the aircraft using visual approach procedure.

xii) “Very High Frequency Omni Range, Terminal Very High Frequency Omni Range, And Doppler Very High Frequency Omni Range” means the facilities operating in the Very High Frequency band of frequencies 112 to 118 MHz, radiate signals whereby an aircraft with the help of an instrument in its cockpit when tuned to the ground equipment frequency automatically gets its direction with respect to the facility and helps an aircraft to navigate on a predetermined course or home to an airport served by the facility.

xiii) “Instrument Landing System (ILS)” means the facility which serves to help an aircraft to make a safe landing on the runway in conditions of poor visibility and comprises of the following component facilities, namely:-

(a) Localizer facility which radiates Very High Frequency Signals which when picked up by an aircraft guide it onto the centerline of the runway in the horizontal plane and is normally situated about 305 meters from the runway end;

(b) Glide Path facility radiates Ultra High Frequency signals and is normally situated about 275 meters to 305 meters from the runway threshold and offset about 122 meters to 137 meters from the centerline of the runway and provides the glide angle information to a landing aircraft with the help of an instrument in the cockpit which when tuned to the glide path frequency indicates whether the aircraft is flying up or down or along the correct glide angle;

(c) Outer Marker or Outer Locator facility operating on 75 MHz in the Very High Frequency band is normally installed along the extended centerline of the runway at a distance between 3.5 and 6 nautical miles (1 nautical mile=1853 meters) and produces radiation pattern to indicate the landing aircraft, the pre-determined distance from the threshold along the Instrument Landing System glide path;

xiv) “Radar” includes-

(a) Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) which is a radar facility serving an aerodrome to scan the air traffic within 50 to 60 nautical miles of the aerodrome;

(b) Air Routes Surveillance Radar (ARSR) or Secondary Surveillance Radar is a high power long-range radar covering a distance of 200 nautical miles approximately and it scans air traffic to a larger distance than Airport Surveillance Radar;

  1. xv) Communication and Navigationalfacilities include-

(a) Microwave Link which is a radio facility whereby mostly intelligence/data is carried to the Air Traffic Control Display site;

(b) Ultra High Frequency Link which is a radio relay facility operating in Ultra High Frequency Band;

(c) Beacons which are radio transmitters operating in the Medium Frequency band from 200 to 400 KHz radiating omni directionally in the horizontal plane and an aircraft equipped with a suitable cockpit instrument can get its location automatically with respect to this facility.

(d) Remote Receivers which are radio receiving stations (HF Band) installed at remote site away from factory or industrial areas to avoid interference link man-made static, etc.

Note: Location of Navigational Aids shall be determined as per the provisions of Annex-10 of International Civil Aviation Organization.

Appendix-1 to Schedule-I

Schedule-II

Purpose:

The height or permissible elevation for the structure, requiring grant of NOC, shall be calculated based upon the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 14 Obstacle Restriction and Removal, Annex 10 the Radio Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) aids and Doc 8168, Vol II defining the operational requirements for minimum altitudes of various segments of published or proposed instrument approach procedures.

This annexure-II defines various OLS surfaces, requirements w.r.t. CNS and PAN-OPS, procedure to be followed while applying and processing the NOC for height clearance.

  1. Obstacle Limitation Surfaces (based on ICAO Annex 14 and DGCA India Civil Aviation Requirements (CARs) on Aerodrome Design and Operations) are as under:

1.1 Take-off climb surface – The dimensions of the take-off climb surface shall not be less than the dimensions specified in the table given below except that if a runway is meant for takeoff, a lesser length may be adopted for the takeoff climb surface where such lesser length would be consistent with procedural measures adopted to govern the outward flight of aeroplanes.

Table 2.1 – Dimensions and Slopes of Obstacle Limitation Surfaces

(Runways Meant for Take-Off)

Surface and dimension* Code Number
 

(1)

1 2 3 or 4
(2) (3) (4)
Take Off Climb
Length of inner edge 60 meters 80 meters 180 meters
Distance from runway end 30 meters 60 meters 60 meters
Divergence (each side) 10% 10% 12.5%
Final width 380 meters 580 meters 1200 meters

1800 meters**

Length 1600 meters 2500 meters 15000 meters
Slope 5% 4% 2%
* All dimensions are measured horizontally

**When the intended track includes changes of heading greater than 15 degree for operations conducted in IMC, VMC by night

1.2 Transitional Surface

1.2.1. The outer limit of the transitional surface is determined by its intersection with the plane containing inner horizontal surface and the slopes of transitional surfaces are as given below, namely:-

(i) Precision Approach Runway 14.3% (1:7)
(ii) Non Precision Runway 14.3% (1:7) for code 3 & 4

20% (1:5) for code 1 & 2

(iii) Non-Instrument Runway 14.3% (1:7) for code 3 & 4

20% (1:5) for code 1 & 2;

The slope of the transitional surface shall be measured in a vertical plane at right angles to the centre line of the runway;

1.2.2 The elevation of a point on a lower edge shall be –

(a) along the side of approach surface, equal to the elevation of approach surface at that point; and

(b) along the strip, equal to the elevation of nearest point on the centre line of the Runway or its extension;

1.3 Approach Surface

1.3.1 The approach surface shall be established for each runway strip in the direction of intended landing of the aeroplanes and the limits and slopes are given table below:

1.3.1.1 Instrument Runway

Inner Edge of Approach Surface:
Length of Inner edge – 150 meters for Code No. 1 and 2

– 300 meters for Code No. 3 and 4

Distance from runway threshold – 60 meters
Divergence – 15% on either side

Length & Slope of Approach Surface: as given in table 2.2

Table 2.2 – Approach Surface Slope of Instrument Runway

Runway Precision Approach Runway Non Precision Approach Runway
Code No. Aerodrome Reference Field Length (meter) First Section Length & (Meter) Slope Second Section Length (Meter) & Slope First Section Length (Meter) & Slope Second Section Length (Meter)& Slope Horizontal Section (Meter)
1. <800 3000

2.5%

12000**

3%

2500

3.33%

2. 800<1200 3000

2.5%

12000**

3.00%

2500

3.33%

3. 1200<1800 3000

2%

3600

2.5%

3000

2%

3600

2.5%

8400*
4. 1800 and Above 3000

2%

3600

2.5%

3000

2%

3600

2.5%

8400*

* Total length of approach surface for runway code number 3 and 4 with precision and non-precision shall be 15000 meters.

** Total length of approach surface for Precision approach Runway Code number 1 and 2 shall be 15000 meters.

1.3.1.2 Non-Instrument runway

Inner Edge of Approach Surface:
Length of Inner edge – 60 meters for Code No. 1

– 80 meters for code No. 2

– 150 meters for Code No. 3 and 4

Distance from runway threshold – 30 meters for code 1

– 60 meters for code No. 2, 3 and 4

Divergence – 10% on either side

Length & Slope of Approach Surface : as given in table 2.3

Table 2.3 – Approach Surface Slope of Non-Instrument Runway

Runway Length and slope of approach surface
Code No. Aerodrome Reference Field Length (meter) Length (Meter) Section Slope
1. <800 1600 5%
2. 800<1200 2500 4%
3. 1200<1800 3000 3.33%
4. 1800 & above 3000 2.5%

1.3.1.3 Aerodrome where there are more than one runway with over-lapping approach areas and associated surface, most stringent of the two would be the applicable criteria.

1.3.1.4 For determining the approach, the physical extremities of the runway shall only be considered. In case of displaced threshold the permissible height shall be calculated based on approach surface and transitional surface with respect to the runway extremity or displaced threshold whichever is more restrictive.

1.3.1.5 At Aerodromes, where the proposals for runway extension exist, the requisite surface shall be determined from the proposed extension as well as from the existing runway strip/associated clearway, as applicable and the lower of the two elevations shall be permitted. The elevation of the associated runway extremity/displaced threshold/proposed extension of runway shall be the datum for approach surface.

1.3.1.6 The slope of the approach surface shall be measured in a vertical plane containing the centerline of the runway.

1.4 Inner Horizontal Surface (IHS)

1.4.1 Dimensions and permissible heights of Inner Horizontal Surface are given in the table below:

Table 2.4 – Dimensions and Permissible Heights of Inner Horizontal Surface

Runway Instrument Non-Instrument
Code No. Aerodrome Reference Field Length (meter) Radius (Meter) Height (Meter) Radius (Meter) Height above Aerodrome Elevation (Meter)
1. <800 3500* 45 2000* 45
2. 800<1200 3500* 45 2000* 45
3. 1200<1800 4000** 45 4000** 45
4. 1800 and Above 4000** 45 4000** 45

*For runway code number 1 and 2, radius of IHS shall be measured from the Aerodrome Reference Point (ARP).

** For runway code number 3 and 4, radius of IHS shall be measured from the runway extremity.

1.4.1.1 The reference datum for Inner-Horizontal Surface shall be the aerodrome elevation as defined in clause (g) of the Explanation to this notification.

1.4.1.2 For Runway code 3 and 4, the Inner Horizontal Surface shall be a composite pattern, which consists of two circular areas centered at the two ends with a radius of 4000 meters. These areas shall be joined tangentially to form an elliptical shape as shown in Appendix-A of Schedule VIII.

1.4.1.3 Where it is required to protect two or more widely spaced long runways, a more complex pattern involving four or more circular areas are formed. These areas should be joined tangentially by straight lines and the Inner Horizontal Surface shall be defined by the external limits of the resulting pattern (Refer Appendix-A of Schedule VIII).

1.4.1.4 When two aerodromes are close to each other with overlapping circuits the Inner Horizontal Surface will be drawn as prescribed in para 1.4.1.3. The inner horizontal surface of these two aerodromes shall be joined tangentially to form one common Inner Horizontal Surface.

1.4.1.5 In case of common horizontal surface serving two aerodromes, the elevation of the Inner Horizontal Surface will be referenced to the lower of the two aerodromes.

1.5 Conical Surface

1.5.1 The conical surface shall be projected upwards and outwards from the periphery of the Inner Horizontal Surface. The slope 5% (1:20) of the conical surface shall be measured in a vertical plane perpendicular to the Inner Horizontal Surface. The reference datum for Conical Surface shall be the aerodrome elevations (Refer to Appendix-B of Schedule VIII for illustration of the various surfaces including the conical surface).

Note: Where a part of Inner Horizontal Surface and conical surface lies below the approach/take-off climb surface, the permissible heights shall be the lowest of the applicable surfaces.

1.6 Outer Horizontal Surface (OHS)

1.6.1 The Outer Horizontal Surface shall extend to 15000 meters from the Aerodrome Reference Point for Aerodrome with runway code 3 and 4.

1.6.2 In case of Aerodrome with runway Code 2, the Outer Horizontal Surface shall extend to 14740 meters from Aerodrome Reference Point for Instrument runways and 13740 meters for Non-Instrument runways.

1.6.3 Where combined Outer Horizontal Surface is established for two Aerodromes, the Outer Horizontal Surface shall be centered on the Aerodrome Reference Point of the Aerodrome of higher category.

1.6.4 Outer Horizontal Surface for Aerodrome with runway code No.1 shall not be established.

1.6.5 The Outer Horizontal Surface, would be defined such that the Conical Surface may continue to be extended at 5% slope to a point wherein the permissible maximum height of *300 meters (above aerodrome elevation) is reached and thereafter this surface is maintained upto 15 kilometers from Aerodrome Reference Point. Construction(s) protruding above these surfaces shall normally not be permitted. Obstructions existing in the area should be marked or lighted.

*Note: In case of Defence Aerodromes, the permissible maximum height in conical and OHS shall be 150 meters above aerodrome elevation.

1.6.6 In order to avoid abrupt vertical changes in surfaces, the surfaces beyond the conical surfaces will slope laterally at 1:7 from edges of the approach and take off surfaces between the permissible heights of 150 meters to 300 meters (For illustration refer to Appendix-B of Schedule VIII).

1.6.7 The datum for Outer Horizontal Surface shall be the aerodrome elevation.

1.7 The Inner Approach, Inner Transitional and Balked Landing Surfaces (collectively referred as Obstacle Free Zone or OFZ):

1.7.1 Obstacles Free Zone shall be established for a runway equipped with precision approach (ILS) category I, II and III operations. The zone shall be kept free from fixed objects other air navigation aids, which must be near the runway, to perform their function, mounted on light weight frangible fixtures.

Note: Obstacles Free Zone for runway code No. 1 and 2 are not established.

The dimensions and slopes of the Obstacles free zone (Code 3 and 4) are given below.

1.7.1.1 The inner approach surface

Width 120 meters
Distance from Threshold 60 meters
Length 900 meters
Slope 2%

1.7.1.2. The inner transitional surface

Slope 33.3%

1.7.1.3. Balked Landing Surface

Length of the Inner edge 120 meters
Distance from Threshold 1800 meters
Divergence 10%
Slope 3.33 %
  1. Protection of Service volume of various Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Facilities(based on ICAO Annex 10 Navigational Aids)

2.1 Very High Frequency Omni Range (VOR), Terminal Very High Frequency Omni Range (TVOR), and collocated Very High Frequency Omni Range Distance Measuring Equipment (VOR DME) – No structure (located beyond the area of 300M radius as specified in Annexure I) shall subtend a vertical angle greater than 1.5 degree at the centre of the Very High Frequency Omni Range counterpoise from the horizontal plane passing through the counterpoise.

2.2 Stand-alone Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) – No steel towers, power lines, metal buildings (located beyond the area of 150M radius as specified in Annexure I) shall protrude elevation angle of 3 degree measured from the base of Distance Measuring Equipment antenna.

2.3 Localizer

2.3.1 Within ± 10 degrees azimuth in front of LLZ antenna, an object (located beyond the area specified in Annexure I) should not subtend an angle of elevation more than 0.75 degrees at the centre of antenna array.

2.3.2 Within ± 10 degrees to ± 35 degrees LLZ azimuth in front of antenna an object (located beyond the area specified in Annexure I) should not subtend an angle of elevation more than 1.1 degree.

2.3.3 Notwithstanding any thing in para 2.3.1 and 2.3.2, in all airports having/intended to have cat II and cat III ILS, all object in sector of ±+ 18 degree for medium aperture antenna localizer and + 15 degree for wide aperture LLZ antenna, upto the distance of 1050M beyond threshold, to be analysed for their potential multipath effects on the performance of ILS.

2.4 Glide Path – Beyond areas specified in Annexure I and within ± 8 degrees azimuth in front of the glide path antenna (in the direction of approach), a building/structure should not subtend an angle of elevation of more than 1.1 degree at antenna base.

2.5 Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR);

2.5.1 Wherever airport is served or proposed to be served by a single ASR, following criteria shall be applicable:

2.5.1.1 Beyond 500 meters from particular Radar site, the height of the permissible structures may be increased at the rate of 0.05 per meter, upto a point wherein the height of the permissible structure does not protrude above the line drawn from a point 10% below the minimum sector altitude at the farthest point (from Radar site) or any other designated MSA at different distance in same sector whichever is closer to horizon, to the centre of antenna pedestal, considering the Minimum Sector Altitude (MSA) in that particular sector. Beyond the above stated point no large object would be permitted to protrude above the line drawn from a point 10% below the minimum sector altitude at the farthest point (from Radar site) or any other designated MSA at different distance in same sector whichever is closer to horizon to the centre of antenna pedestal depending on the minimum Sector Altitude in that particular sector (For illustration refer to Appendix-C of Schedule VIII).

Note: Large object means the structure/s in isolation or collectively subtending azimuth angle of 0.4 degree or above at Radar antenna. In case of cluster of buildings wherein the gap between the two adjacent buildings sub tends an azimuth angle of less than 0.4 degree on the antenna pedestal, the entire cluster should be considered as one object.

2.5.2 Wherever airport is served or proposed to be served by Multiple Radars (more than one ASR), operational and integrated, following criteria shall be applicable:

2.5.2.1 In case only one ASR is installed and the proposed ASRs are yet to be operationalized and integrated, the existing ASR will be considered for height calculations as per the provisions of 2.5.1.

2.5.2.2 After multi radar system is operationalized and integrated, the maximum height permissible in the integrated system will be considered for calculation of height to the applicant. However, from the radar performance requirement point of view, the structures are to be examined, as follows, to ensure that there is no degradation of radar performance.

  1. Within one kilometer of any ASR in the system, structures shall be examined from the respective radar as per para 2.5.1.
  2. Between one and two kilometer, the metallic and large structures shall be examined from respective ASR as per para 2.5.1.

III. Structures which are Non-metallic and are not termed as large objects may be permitted to higher height as per IV below, subject to condition that other structure(s) in vicinity do not form cluster with the structure under examination.

  1. Objects beyond two kilometer from any one of the ASRs, highest permissible height among integrated & operational ASR sites shall be permitted as per para 2.5.1

Note: Above criterion will not be applicable for wind farms, high tension lines and electromagnetic source of interference.

2.6 Air Route Surveillance Radar (ARSR) – Beyond 200 meters from particular Radar site the height of the permissible structures may be increased at the rate of 0.05 meter per meter, upto a point wherein the height of the permissible structure does not protrude above an angle of elevation of more than 0.5 degree at the antenna pedestal or an angle equal to antenna tilt angle set during last flight inspection whoever is higher. Beyond the above stated point no large object would be permitted to protrude above the line drawn at an angle of 0.5 degree from antenna pedestal or an angle equal to antenna tilt angle set during last flight inspection whichever is higher. Large object means the structure subtending azimuth angle of 0.4 degree or above at Radar antenna. In case of cluster of buildings wherein the gap between the two adjacent buildings sub tends an azimuth angle of less than 0.4 degree on the antenna pedestal, the entire cluster should be considered as one object (For illustration refer to Appendix-D of Schedule VIII).

2.6.1 Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar / Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR/SSR) Same as Air Surveillance Radar/Air Route Surveillance Radar depending on operational usage.

2.7 Automatic Dependence Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) – Beyond 150m from particular ADS-B site, the height of the permissible structures does not protrude above the line drawn from a point 10% below the minimum sector altitude at the farthest point (from ADS-B site) or any other designated MSA at different distance in same sector whichever is closer to horizon, to the centre of the antenna pedestal of ADS-B.

2.8 Advance Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A SMGCS): – No structure should be built on the relevant area of the airport surface which blocks the line of sight between any of the sensors of the Advance Surface Movement Guidance and Control System and the relevant operational area. In case there is an operational or safety/security requirement to add a structure on the airport surface which may obstruct the line of sight between Surface Movement Radar (SMR) antenna/ sensors, AAI would augment the system to meet the Advance Surface Movement Guidance and control system operational requirement.

2.8.1 Surface Movement Radar (SMR) – Beyond the distance of 200 M. from SMR antenna, no object should protrude the line of sight to nearest point of designated coverage volume of said SMR.

2.8.2 Beyond the distance of 200 M from A-SMGCS Ref TX no object should protrude the line of site to nearest point of designated coverage volume of said ref TX and corridor between ref TX and MLAT of 5 Mx5 M.

2.8.3 Beyond the distance of 200 M from A-SMGCS MLAT no object should protrude the line of designated coverage volume of said ref TX and a corridor between ref TX and MLAT of 5 Mx5 M.

2.9 Indian Land Uplink Station (INLUS)/Indian National Reference Station (INRES) of GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) System – No structure will be permitted to protrude the above the plane inclined at elevation angle of 2 degree form the horizontal surface drawn at the level of antenna of Indian Land Uplink Station and Indian National Reference Station of GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation system which is a part of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS).

2.10 Very High Frequency (VHF)/ Remote Controlled Air to Ground communication (RCAG) – no structure shall be allowed to protrude above the lowest line of sight of coverage of designated service volume of facility without proper mitigation.

2.11 Wind Turbine Generators/ Wind Farms – No Wind Turbine Generator/s shall be installed upto a distance of 10 KM in line of sight of the Radar Antenna of all Static Air Defence Radars and upto 8 KM from VOR and Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR).

2.12 Electricity Power Transmission Lines

2.12.1 No High Tension (HT) or Low Tension (LT) line shall be permitted to pass through the sensitive area of Localizer and glide path.

2.12.2 All HT lines will not be permitted to the following area until and unless these are shielded by permanent structures:-

  1. Localizer, with in ±18 degree, all HT lines will be permitted only up to an angle of elevation of 0.5 degree from the localizer. If these HT line are on the radial, these may be permitted to 0.75 degree elevation. In the sector between ± 18 degree to ± 35 degree line may be permitted up to the elevation angle of 0.75 degree.
  2. Glide Path, all HT lines will be permitted only up to an angle of elevation of 0.5 degree from the Glide Path. If the HT line is on the radial, it may be permitted to 0.75 degree elevation.
  3. VOR, HT lines shall be permitted below 0.5 degree at counterpoise and if these lines are on the radial, they may be permitted up to 1 degree.
  4. RADAR, power line above 11 KVA and up to 100 KVA may not be permitted up to 1 km and above 100 KVA up to 2 KM
  5. Procedure for Air Navigation Services Operation (PANS-OPS) criteria (based on ICAO Document 8168, Volume II):

3.1 In order to achieve the lowest possible operating minima for aircraft operation, it is necessary to protect not only the Annex 14 OLS but also to safeguard the PANS-OPS [ICAO Document 8168] Surfaces. The limit of PANS-OPS surfaces extend up to 30NM from the facility i.e. VOR or NDB serving the aerodrome. Considerations need to be given to the objects which penetrate the PANSOPS surfaces, regardless whether or not they penetrate Annex 14 OLS. Such obstacle may result in an operational penalty like higher Obstacle Clearance Altitude/Height (OCA/H) and introduction of longer approach segment. Therefore, while examining the cases for issue of NOC from the considerations of Annex 14 and Annex 10 criteria as provided in para 1 and 2 above, the operational criteria needs to be considered based on the provisions of Documents 8168, Vol. – II. It needs to be ensured that the minimum altitudes of the following segments, published or the proposed, are not infringed:

  1. Minimum Sector Altitude (MSA)
  2. Minimum Holding Altitude (MHA)

iii. Minimum Vectoring Altitude (MVA)

  1. Minimum Altitude of Initial and Intermediate Segments
  2. OCA/H (Straight-in-and Circling) for all aircraft categories
  3. STARs /SIDs procedure altitude.

vii. Basic ILS Surface

3.2 Criterion specified in Doc 8168 Volume II (PANS-OPS) for designing instrument procedures shall not be used for creating new structures as PANS-OPS surfaces are not intended to replace Annex 14 OLS as planning surfaces for creating new structures.

3.3 For the obstacles located even outside the limits of Annex 14 OLS, it shall be ensured that PANSOPS surfaces of the published instrument approach procedures are not penetrated.

Note 1: Instrument approach procedures of all the civil aerodromes in India have been published in the AIP India under the section “Aerodrome”. In the published procedures, the minimum altitudes of the various segments of instrument approach procedures have been specified.

Note 2: The minimum obstacle clearance criteria are applied as per the provisions of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Document 8168 Volume II. Normally for minimum sector altitudes (Applicable upto 30 NM from the facility on which procedure is designed), minimum vectoring altitudes, minimum holding altitudes and for the initial approach an obstacle clearance of 1000 feet is applied.

Note 3: Final approach areas of Very High Frequency Omni Radio Range (VOR)/Non Directional Beacon (NDB) have been illustrated in Appendix-E of Schedule VIII).

  1. Shielding criteria– The principle of shielding is applicable w.r.t. Natural Terrain, already penetrating one of the obstacle limitation surfaces of an airport and it is not likely to be removed. The shielding criteria as explained below is applicable w.r.t. AGA and CNS surfaces.

4.1 The principle of shielding will not to be applied in:

  1. Transitional surface area,
  2. Approach surface areas, within 4000 meters of the inner edge of approach surface.

III. Inner Horizontal Surface (IHS), within a distance of 2500 meters from the runway centre line. In case of multiple runways, area encompassed by 2500M from centerline of all runways.

4.2 The following criteria shall be followed for the purpose of applying shielding criteria for the proposed structure with respect to existing natural terrain.

4.2.1 Proposed (shielded) object located beyond a distance of 2500M from runway centerline:

(i) Draw a line joining the centre point of the plot to the nearest runway end (runway code no. 3 & 4) or ARP (code 1 & 2) as the case may be. Shielding will be applicable w.r.t. applicable terrain within the area bounded by the two lines drawn parallel to the above line, at a distance of 600M on either side. A line, across the highest point of applicable reference (shielding) terrain, perpendicularly to the above parallel lines shall be drawn to delineate the areas for different type of shielding i.e. negative or equal to the horizontal plane passing through top of reference terrain (For the illustrations refer to Appendix-F and Appendix-G of Schedule VIII).

(ii) If the proposed structure is lying between the aerodrome and the reference terrain, a negative shielding of 10% shall be applicable. The shielding benefit of a horizontal plane, equal to reference terrain height, shall be provided in the area located in the opposite side away from the aerodrome (For the illustrations refer to Appendix-F and Appendix-G of Schedule VIII).

4.3 Communication Navigation Surveillance (CNS) Parameters: – For CNS facilities, shielding benefit could be provided to the structures in cases wherein such structures (shielded) are in the shadow of the highest terrain of permanent nature. Shadow for this purpose is defined as an area falling below a line drawn from the top and both the extremities of the terrain of permanent nature, to the facility and extrapolation of the same plane behind from the said obstacle.

  1. Conduct of Aeronautical Study and CNS Simulation Study

5.1 The Aeronautical Study, as referred to in the Civil Aviation Requirements Section-4, Series ‘B’, Part I on Aerodrome Design and Operations and ICAO Annex 14, may be conducted to determine that the existing object or the proposed new object would not adversely affect the safety or significantly affect the regularity of operations of aeroplanes in pursuance of the ICAO provisions as given below:

Note 1: New objects or extensions of existing objects should not be permitted above the conical surface and the inner horizontal surface except when, in the opinion of the appropriate authority, after aeronautical study it is determined that the object would not adversely affect the safety or significantly affect the regularity of operations of aeroplanes.

Note 2: Existing objects above an approach surface, a transitional surface, the conical surface and inner horizontal surface should as far as practicable be removed except when, in the opinion of the appropriate authority, after aeronautical study it is determined that the object would not adversely affect the safety or significantly affect the regularity of operations of aeroplanes.

5.1.1 The request for aeronautical study shall be considered by the Member (Air Navigation Services), Airports Authority of India, on case to case basis.

5.1.2 Aeronautical Study shall not be carried out in Approach and Transition surfaces.

5.1.3 Aeronautical Study, as per the established guidelines, shall be carried out by AAI, ICAO or any other agency, approved for the purpose by Ministry of Civil Aviation.

5.1.4 Based on the Aeronautical Study report, including a revised height clearance if necessary, shall be communicated to the applicant by AAI.

5.1.5 Guidelines are available at NOCAS at www.aai.aero.

5.2 Communication Navigation Surveillance (CNS) Simulation study: In case any structure is required to be made within aerodrome premises (airside and city side) by the Aerodrome Operator which creates obstruction from CNS point of view, a simulation study could be carried out to study the impact of this structure on the performance of the relevant facility and in case the study confirms that the impact would not hamper the operability of the facility, such structure could be permitted within the aerodrome premises.

  1. Procedure for determining the maximum permissible heights:– The following steps shall be taken for calculating the maximum permissible heights for cases where there is a requirement of NOC from AAI or from Defence Authorities.

6.1 ICAO Annex 14 Obstacle Limitation Surfaces Criteria:

6.1.1 The site of the proposed buildings/installations shall be marked on the zoning map of the aerodrome, prepared by the aerodrome operator, where Annex 14 surfaces have been drawn or plotted on the map generated by NOCAS based on the site co-ordinate(s) in WGS 84 system.

6.1.2 If the site location is within the approach/take off surface, the permissible applicable heights in the approach/take off climb surface, transitional surface, Inner Horizontal Surface/conical surface shall be calculated.

6.1.3 If the site is located outside the approach/take off climb surface, the height shall be determined as per the location applicable to the relevant surface (Transitional, Inner Horizontal Surface, Conical or Outer Horizontal Surface).

6.2 ICAO Annex 10 Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) Criteria:

6.2.1 Determine the distance of the proposed site from the each communication, navigational and surveillance facility separately and calculate the applicable heights based on the provisions as contained in para 2 of Annexure II.

6.3 The permissible height from the above two criteria shall be the lowest as of 6.1 and 6.2 above.

6.4 Procedure for Air Navigation Service Operations (PAN-OPS) Criteria:

6.4.1 After having determined the combined applicable elevation, based on the OLS criteria and CNS criteria, it shall further be ensured that the PANS-OPS surfaces are not infringed and the minimum altitudes of the published/proposed segments of instrument approach procedures are fully protected. This has also been referred to at para 3 of this annexure.

6.4.2 The lowest elevation determined as above, based on the OLS, CNS and PANS-OPS criteria, shall be the permissible top elevation of the proposed structure for which No Objection Certificate may be issued by the designated officer of AAI or the Defence Authorities.

6.5. No Objection Certificate Application System (NOCAS) for applying for height clearance w.r.t. Civil Airports:

6.5.1 AAI has introduced “No Objection Certificate Application System (NOCAS)” accessible at the AAI website www.aai.aero for online submission of NOC application for height clearance. NOCAS carries out calculations w.r.t. OLS and CNS criteria based on site coordinates and elevation provided by the applicant. It is mandatory for the applicant to provide surveyed site coordinates in WGS 84 system and site elevation from a Govt. entity or a Govt. approved agency. The applicants are first required to register themselves online and only thereafter, they can submit their applications for NOC. On registering in NOCAS, a NOCAS ID is generated which can be used for future reference including status check of the application. Guidelines for online submission of NOC application for height clearance are available at NOCAS at www.aai.aero.

6.5.2 A table of permissible heights w.r.t. Annex 14 OLS criteria at different distances from the runway (Code 3 or 4 Instrument runway) at an airport are given at Appendix-L of Schedule VIII.

6.6. The permissible heights given therein are only indicative w.r.t. OLS criteria only; detailed calculations w.r.t. CNS and PANS-OPS criteria are needed to arrive at the actual height permissible, which may be lower than the indicated.

7 Definitions and Explanation – Description of Annex 14 Obstacle Limitation Surface for the purpose of the Schedule II shall be as given hereunder and the illustrations in respect thereof are given in Appendix-H, Appendix-I and Appendix-J of Schedule VIII.

(a) Conical Surface – A surface sloping upwards and outwards from the periphery of the inner horizontal surface.

The limits of the conical surface shall comprise:

(i) a lower edge coincident with the periphery of the inner horizontal surface; and

(ii) an upper edge located at a specified height above the inner horizontal surface.

The slope of the conical shall be measured in a vertical plane perpendicular to the periphery of the inner horizontal surface.

(b) Inner Horizontal Surface – A surface located in a horizontal plane above an aerodrome and its environs. The radius of outer limits of the inner horizontal surface shall be measured form a reference point or points established for such purpose.

(c) Inner Approach Surface – A rectangular portion of the approach surface immediately preceding the threshold. The limits of the inner approach surface shall comprise:

(i) an inner edge coincident with the location of the inner edge of the approach surface but of its own specified length;

(ii) two sides originating at the ends of the inner edge and extending parallel to the vertical plane containing the centerline of the runway; and

(iii) an outer edge parallel to the inner edge.

(d) Inner Transitional Surface – A surface similar to the transitional surface but closer to the runway.

The limits of an inner transitional surface shall comprise:

(i) a lower edge beginning at the end of the inner approach surface and extending down the side of the inner approach surface to the inner edge of that surface, from there along the strip parallel to the runway centerline to the inner edge of the balked landing surface and from there up the side of the balked landing surface to the point where the side intersects the inner horizontal surface; and

(ii) an upper edge located in the plane of the inner horizontal surface.

(e) Balked Landing Surface – an inclined plane located at a specified distance after the threshold extending between the inner transitional surfaces. The limits of the balked landing surface shall comprise:

(i) an inner edge horizontal and perpendicular to the centre line of the runway and located at a specified distance after the threshold;

(ii) two sides originating at the ends of the inner edge and diverging uniformly at a specified rate from the vertical plane containing the centre line of the runway; and

(iii) an outer edge parallel to the inner edge and located in the plane of the inner horizontal surface.

(f) Take-Off Climb Surface (Annex 14) – The surface shall be established for a runway meant for take-off. The limits of the take-off climb surface shall comprise:

(i) an inner edge horizontal and perpendicular to the centre line of the runway and located either at a specified distance beyond the end of the runway or at the end of the clear way when such is provided and its length exceeds the specified distance;

(ii) two sides originating at the ends of the inner edge of and diverging uniformity at a specified rate from the take-off to specified final width and continuing thereafter at that width for the remainder of the length of the take-off climb surface; and

(iii) an outer edge horizontal and perpendicular to the specified take-off track.

(g) Aerodrome Elevation– The elevation of the highest point of the landing area.

(h) Aerodrome Reference Point – The designated geographical location of an Aerodrome.

(i) Threshold – The beginning of that portion of the runway usable for landing.

(j) Displaced Threshold – A threshold-not located at the extremity of a runway.

(k) Frangible Object – An object of low mast designed to break, distort or yield on impact so as to present the minimum hazard to aircraft.

(l) Obstacle – All fixed (whether temporary or permanent) and mobile objects, or parts thereof, that are located on an area intended for surface movement or aircraft or that extend above a defined surface (indicated in annexure IV) intended to protect aircraft in-flight.

(m) Obstacle Free Zone (OFZ) – The airspace above the inner approach surface, inner transitional surfaces and balked landing surface and that portion of the strip bounded by these surfaces, which is not penetrated by any fixed obstacle other than low mast and frangible mounted one, required for air navigation purposes.

(n) Runway – a defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and take off of the aircraft.

(o) Runway End Safety Area (RESA) – An area symmetrical bout the extended runway centre-line and adjacent to the end of the strip primarily intended to reduce the risk of damage to an aeroplane undershooting or overrunning the runway.

(p) Runway Strip – A defined area including the runway and stop-way, if provided, intended:-

(i) To reduce the risk of damage to aircraft running off a runway; and

(ii) To protect aircraft flying over it during take off or landing operations.

(q) Clearway – A defined rectangular area on the ground or water under the control of the appropriate authority selected or prepared as a suitable area over which an aeroplane may make a portion of its initial climb to specified height.

(r) Stop-way – A defined rectangular area on the ground at the end of take off run available prepared as suitable area in which an aircraft can be stopped in case of an abandoned take-off.

(s) Take-off Runway – a runway intended for take-off only.

(t) Obstacle Clarence Altitude/Height (OCA/H) – The lowest altitude or the lowest height above the elevation of the relevant runway threshold or the aerodrome elevation as applicable used in establishing compliance with appropriate clearance criteria.

(u) Declared Distances:-

(i) Take Off Run Available (TORA) – The length of the runway declared available and suitable for the ground run of an aeroplane taking off.

(ii) Take Off Distance Available (TODA) – The length of take-off run available plus the length of clearway, if provided.

(iii) Accelerate Stop Distance Available (ASDA) – The length of take-off run available plus the length of stop-way, if provided.

(iv) Landing Distance Available (LDA) – The length of the runway declared available and suitable for the ground run of an aeroplane landing.

(v) Critical Area – Critical area is an area of defined dimensions about the localizer and glide path antenna where vehicles including aircrafts are excluded during Instrument Landing System (ILS) operations. The critical area is protected because the presence of vehicles and/or aircraft inside its boundary will cause unacceptable discrepancies to the Instrument Landing System (ILS) signal in space.

Schedule III

Aerodromes Operated By Airports Authority India And Joint Venture Companies

S. No. Airport State Coordinates Aerodrome Elevation in Meters Runway Dimension in Meters Operator
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
1 Agartala Tripura 235326N

0911421E

14.63 18/36 2286 X 45 AAI
2 Agatti Lakshwadeep Islands (U.T.) 104926N

0721037E

4 04/22 1204 X 30 AAI
3 Ahmedabad (SVBPI Airport) Gujarat 230416.28N

0723735.15E

57.44 05/23 3505 X 45 AAI
4 Aizawl (Turial) Mizoram 234443N

0924822E

334 01/19 1190 X 27 AAI
5 Akola Maharashtra 204152N

0770332E

305 10/28 1219 X 45 AAI
6 Amritsar (Raja Sansi) Punjab 314217N

0744807E

231 16/34 3658 X 45 AAI
7 Asansol West Bengal 2340N

08701E

98 10/28 1826 X 45 AAI
8 Aurangabad (Chikal Thana) Maharashtra 195152N

0752351E

582 09/27 2835 X 45 AAI
9 Balurghat West Bengal 251547N

0884754E

24 09/27 1097 X 30 AAI
10 Barapani Shillong Meghalaya 254212N

0915841E

887 04/22 2286 X 45 AAI
11 Behala West Bengal 223022N

0881748E

3 18/36 861 X 30 AAI
12 Belgaum (Sambra) Karnataka 155131N

0743704E

759 08/26 1830 X 45 AAI
13 Bengaluru International Airport (BIAL) Devanhalli Karnataka 131155.92N

0774219.70E

914.68 09/27 4000 X 45 BIAL
14 Bhavnagar Gujarat 214515N

0721126E

13 07/25 1920 X 45 AAI
15 Bhopal (Raja Bhoj Airport) Madhya Pradesh 231713N

0772013E

521.82 12/30 2744 X 45 AAI
16 Bhubneshwar (Biju Patnaik Airport Orissa 201448N

0854907E

42.06 14/32 2743 X 45 AAI
17 Bilaspur Chattisgarh 220000N

0820400E

274 06/24

17/35

1448 X 45

1455 X 45

AAI
18 Chakulia Jharkhand 222736N

0864237E

129 17/35 2221 X 45 AAI
19 Chennai Tamil Nadu 125941.7N

0801031.8E

15.85 07/25

12/30

3658 X 45

2890 X 45

AAI
20 Cochin International Airport Ltd (Cial) Kerala 100914N

0762425E

9.14 09/27 3400 X 45 CIAL
21 Coimbatore (Peelamedu) Tamil Nadu 110137N

0770230E

404 05/23 2990 X 45 AAI
22 Cooch Behar West Bengal 261946.8N

089281.6E

42 04/22 1069 X 30 AAI
23 Cuddapah Andra Pradesh 1431N

07847E

131 11/29 1098 X 18 AAI
24 Deesa (Palanpur) Gujarat 241604N

0721218E

145 06/24 1008 X 30 AAI
25 Dehradun (Jollygrant) Uttarakhand 301126N

0781056E

565 08/26 2140 X 45 AAI
26 Delhi IGI Airport (Palam) Delhi 283407.42N

0770643.69E

236.83 10/28

09/27

11/29

3810 X 45

2813 X 45

4430 X 60

AAI Leased to DIAL
27 (Mohanbari) Assam 272852N

0950105E

110 05/23 2310 X 45 AAI
28 Dimapur Nagaland 255300N

0934616E

148.43 12/30 2290 X 45 AAI
29 Donakonda Andhra Pradesh 1550N

7930E

142 04/23 915 X 30 AAI
30 Gondia Maharashtra 2131N

08020E

311.16 05/23 2290 X 45 AAI
31 Guwahati (LGBI Airport) Assam 260618N

0913508E

49.38 02/20 3103 X 45 AAI
32 Gaya Bihar 244453N

0845633E

115.82 10/28 2286 X 45 AAI
33 Hubli Karnataka 152147N

0750508E

661.72 08/26 1674 X 30 AAI
34 Hyderabad (Begumpet) Andra Pradesh 172709N

0782750E

531 09/27 3103 X 45 AAI
35 Hyderabad International Airport(HIAL) Shamsabad Andhra Pradesh 171426N

0782544E

617 09/27 4260 X 60 JV Airport operated by HIAL
36 Imphal (Tulihal) Manipur 244551N

0935358E

774.2 04/22 2746 X 45 AAI
37 Indore Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport Madhya Pradesh 224324N

0754820E

563.88 07/25 2750 X 45 AAI
38 Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh 231100N

0800337E

495 06/24 1988 X 45 AAI
39 Jalgaon Maharashtra 205741.74N

0753728.43E

256 09/27 1700 X 45 AAI
40 Jaipur (Sanganer) Rajasthan 264927N

0754809E

385 09/27 3500 X 45 AAI
41 Jhansi Uttar Pradesh 2529N

07834E

244 15/33 1295 X 45 AAI (Under Army)
42 Jharsuguda Orissa 215451N

0840303E

228 06/24 1882 X 45 AAI
43 Jogbani Bihar 2618N

8718E

59 09/27 1525 X 152 AAI
44 Juhu (Mumbai)* Maharashtra 190548N

0725004E

2.74 08/26

16/34

1133 X 30

732 X 20

AAI
45 Kailashahar Tripura 241828N

920033E

24 03/21 900 X 30 AAI
46 Kamalpur Tripura 240754N

0914851E

39 01/19 1372 X 30 AAI
47 Keshod Gujarat 211852N

701610E

51 05/23 1372 X 45 AAI
48 Kandla Gujarat 230642N

0700605E

29 05/23 1524 X 30 AAI
49 Khandwa Madhya Pradesh 21 51N

76 20E

329 10/28 975 X 46 AAI
50 Khowai Tripura 240342N

913627E

29 18/36 915 X 30 AAI
51 Gaggal (Kangra) Himachal Pradesh 320955N

0761543E

759.6 15/33 1372 X 30 AAI
52 Kanpur (Civil) Uttar Pradesh 262625N

0802153E

125 10/28 1082 X 45 AAI
53 Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh 244912N

0795506E

217.4 01/19 2286 X 45 AAI
54 Kishangarh Rajasthan 2636N

07449E

440 05/23 1700 X 45 AAI
*Proposed construction in the approach path of runway 26 at Juhu shall be governed by the recommendation of the report of the Joglekar Committee.
*Sites lying in IHS of Juhu may be considered upto IHS of Santa Cruz in accordance with report of the study of Juhu IHS.
55 Kota Rajasthan 250935N

0755056E

273 08/26 1243 X 38 AAI
56 Kozhikode (Calicut) Kerela 110816N

0755702E

98.76 10/28 2860 X 45 AAI
57 Kolhapur Maharashtra 163955N

0741729E

606.5 07/25 1370 X 45 AAI
58 Kolkata (NSCBI Airport) West Bengal 2239114N

0882648E

7 01R/19L

01L/19R

3627 X 45

3270 X 45

AAI
59 Kullu-Manali (Bhuntar) Himachal Pradesh 315237N

0770919E

1088.8 16/34 1052 X 30 AAI
60 Lalitpur Uttar Pradesh 244258N

0782503E

367 10/28 1890 X 45 AAI
61 North Lakhimpur (Lilabari) Assam 271726N

0940549E

100 04/22 2286 X 45 AAI
62 Lucknow (Amousi) Uttar Pradesh 264543N

0805300E

123.14 09/27 2742 X 45 AAI
63 Ludhiana Punjab 305120N

0755706E

254 12/30 1463 X 30 AAI
64 Madurai Tamil Nadu 095007N

0780518E

140 09/27 2285 X 45 AAI
65 Malda West Bengal 250040N

880750E

24 11/29 1099 X 30 AAI
66 Mangalore (BAJPE) Karnataka 125743N

0745323E

102.6 06/24 2450 X 45 AAI
67 Mumbai (CSI Airport) Maharashtra 190530N

0725158E

11.9 09/27

14/32

3448 X 60

2871 X 45

AAI Airport Leased to MIAL
68 Muzzafarpur Bihar 260701N

0851854E

53 11/29 1219 X 30 AAI
69 Mysore Karnataka 121345N

0763930E

716 05/23

09/27

1350 X 30

1740 X 30

AAI
70 Nadirgul Andra Pradesh 171617.8N

0783236.2E

552 14/32 914 X 23 AAI
71 Nagpur (Sonegaon) (Mihan) Maharashtra 210531N

0790254E

314.85 14/32 3200 X 45 AAI airport operated by MIPL
72 Panna Madhya Pradesh 243915N

801540E

424 17/35 1538 X 18 AAI
73 Pantnagar Uttarakhand 290156N

0792821E

233 10/28 1372 X 30 AAI
74 Passighat Arunachal Pradesh 2806N

9523E

157 17/35 1006 X 18 AAI
75 Patna Bihar 253537N

0850531E

51.18 07/25 2072 X 45 AAI
76 Pondicherry Pondicherry 115759N

0794843E

43 07/25 1502 X 30 AAI
77 Porbandar Gujarat 213901N

0693931E

7 09/27 1372 X 45 AAI
78 Raipur (MANA) Chattisgarh 211052N

0814419E

317.30 06/24 2286 X 45 AAI
79 Rajahmundary Andhra Pradesh 170631N

0814918E

45 05/23 1750 X 45 AAI
80 Rajkot Gujarat 221834N

0704646E

134.4 05/23 1846 X 45 AAI
81 Ranchi (Birsa Munda Airport) Jharkhand 231851N

0851916E

654.71 13/31 2713 X 45 AAI
82 Raxaul Bihar 26 59 48N

84 49 14E

79 10/28 1097 X 30 AAI
83 Rupsi Assam 2608N

8945E

40 05/23 1829 X 45 AAI
84 Safdarjung Airport Delhi 283500N

0771229E

212 12/30 1180 X 45 AAI
85 Salem Tamil Nadu 114647N

0780355E

300 04/22 1829 X 45 AAI
86 Satna Madhya Pradesh 2434N

08051E

315 11/29 1829 X 30 AAI
87 Shimla (Jubbarhatti) Himachal Pradesh 310454N

0770407E

1540 14/32 1189 X 23 AAI
88 Sholapur Maharashtra 173735N

0755606E

481 15/33 1365 X 45 AAI
89 Surat Gujarat 210647N

0724435E

6 04/22 2250 X 45 AAI
90 Tirupathi Andhra Pradesh 133759N

0793231E

106.75 08/26 2286 X 45 AAI
91 Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) Tamil Nadu 104556N

0784254E

87.78 09/27 2427 X 4 AAI
92 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 082847N

0765511E

4 14/32 3398 X 45 AAI
93 Tezu Arunchal Pradesh 27 54N,

96 04E

220 04/22 1372 X 30 AAI
94 Tuticorin Tamil Nadu 084317N

780141E

26 10/28 1350 × 30 AAI
95 Udaipur (Maharana Pratap Airport) Rajasthan 243703N

0735340E

513.28 08/26 2281 X 45 AAI
96 Vadodara Gujarat 221948N

0731308E

39.32 04/22 2469 X 45 AAI
97 Varanasi (Babatpur) U.P. 252705N

0825131E

81 09/27 2745 X 45 AAI
98 Vellore Tamil Nadu 125424N

0790406E

233 07/25 793 X 150 AAI
99 Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh 163102N

0804812E

25 08/26 2286 X 45 AAI
100 Warangal Andhra Pradesh 175452N

0793608E

284 09/27 1859 X 45 AAI

Schedule IV

Part-1

Aerodromes Operated By The State Governments & Private Owners

(Controlled Or Public Use Aerodromes)

S.No. Airport State Coordinates Aerodrome Elevation in Meters Runway Dimension in Meters Owner/ Operator
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
1 Aizawl (Lengpui) Mizoram 235016.88N

0923736.38E

418 17/35 2500×45 SG
2 Diu Union Territory 204247N

0705514E

4.9 05/23

13/31

1845 x 45

1069 x 25

U.T.
3 Durgapur West Bengal 233727.7N

0871432.5E

85 16/34 3315×45 BAPL
4 Puttaparthy Andhra Pradesh 140853N

0774726E

478.23 09/27 2224×45 PVT
5 Vijaynagar Karnataka 151019N

0763837E

502 13/31 1600 x 30 PVT
6 Mundra Gujarat 225003N

0694552E

5.18 05/23 1700X30 PVT
7 Jamshedpur Jharkhand 22 48 46.71N

86 10 10.76E

141.7 08/26 1220X45 PVT
8 Baramati Maharashtra 181335.84N

743522.91E

605 11/29 1172X30 PVT
9 Beas Punjab 313332N

0752000E

233 16/34 2552X45 PVT
10 Latur Maharashtra 182437.9N

0762752.9E

651 05/23 1700X30 PVT
11 Nanded Maharashtra 191051.73N

0771921.17E

379 10/28 2300X45 PVT
12 Osmanabad Maharashtra 181643.55N

0760317.16E

689 04/22 1190X30 PVT
13 Yavatmal Maharashtra 202344.27N

0781226.32E

429 08/26 1218X30 PVT

Schedule IV

Part-2

Aerodromes Operated By The State Governments & Private Owners

(Uncontrolled Or Private Use Aerodromes)

S. No. Airport State Coordinates Aerodrome Elevation in Meters Runway Dimension in Meters Owner/ Operator
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
1. Abu Road Rajasthan 242940N

0724652E

255 09/27 1219 X 23 S.G.
2. Akbarpur U.P. 2627N

08234E

101 11/29 1829 X 45 S.G.
3. Aligarh U.P. 275140N

0780847E

NA 11/29 1097 X 23 S.G.
4. Ambari West Bengal 26 34 30N

88 32 30E

107 18/36 1219 X 24 PVT
5. Ambikapur (Darima) Chattisgarh 2259N

08312E

579 16/34 1372 X 15 S.G.
6. Amla M.P. 2156N

78078E

746 08/26 1067 X 30 S.G.
7. Amravati Maharashtra 20 48 48N

0774303E

341 08/26 1372 X 30 S.G.
8. Amreli Gujarat 2137N

07113E

137 13/31 914 X 45 S.G.
9. Baldota Koppal Karnataka 152137N

0761253E

522 10/28 1600 X 45 PVT
10. Banasthali Rajasthan 26 24 26N

0755209E

308 09/27 1357 X 60 PVT
11. Bangalore (IIS) Karnataka 13 01 25N

77 34 13E

933 09/27 655 X 30 PVT.
12. Banswara (Tilwara) Rajasthan 23 35 22N

0741841E

180 10/28 1250 X 15 S.G.
13. Basant Nagar Andhra Pradesh 1842N

07924E

204 09/27 1529 X 45 PVT.
14. Betul M.P. 2152N

7758E

549 08/26 914 X 45 S.G.
15. Bhagalpur Bihar 2515N

08701E

45 09/27 1067 X 30 S.G
16. Bhilai (Nandani) Chattisgarh 2118N

08123E

302 05/23 1524 X 30 PVT.
17. Bhiwani Haryana 2850N

07611E

217 12/30 1088 X 23 S.G.
18. B.H.U. Flying Club U.P. 251513.5N

82 5926.3E

83M 08/26 695 X 45 BHU
19. Birlagram (Nagda) M.P. 2327N

07525E

469 05/23 1463 X 30 PVT.
20. Birpur Bihar 263034N

0870104E

74 09/27 1097 X 90 S.G.
21. Birwa M.P 22 05N

80 35E

552 14/32 1400 X 24 S.G
22. Bokaro Jharkhand 233827N

0860853N

216 13/31 1400 X 45 PVT.
23. Borengajuli Assam 2645N

09149E

122 02/20 1020 X 90 PVT.
24. Burhar (Shahdol) M.P. 231400N

813000E

480 14/32 1224 X 15 PVT.
25. Burnpur West Bengal 233751N

0865830N

94 E/W 914 X 90 PVT.
26. Begusarai Bihar 2525N

08605E

41 09/27 762 X 90 S.G.
27. Berhampur (Korapalli) Orrisa 191753N

845237E

37 18/36 750 X 15 S.G.
28. Chandrapur Maharashtra 19 59 42N

079 13 18E

244 08/26 1000 X 30 S.G.
29. Chhindwara M.P. 2200N

07855E

665 11/29 1486 X 30 S.G.
30. Chillari Kerala 1107N

07553E

770 10/28 1045 X 15 PVT.
31. Chinyali Saur Uttarakhand 30 34 59.90N

078 19 22.47E

854 16/34 1000 X 23 S.G.
32. Cuttack (Charbatia) Orissa 2033N

08554E

41 04/22

03/31

2286 X 45

1465 X 45

ARC
33. Chetinad Tamil Nadu 1010N

07848E

107 06/24

14/32

1829 X 45

1463 X 45

S.G.
34. Chhapra Bihar 2547N

08446E

53 L/A 914 X 45 S.G.
35. Daltonganj Jharkhand 24 01 13N

084 05 46E

335 09/27 914 X 45 S.G.
36. Damoh M.P. 2402N

07925E

348 06/24 1524 X 76 PVT.
37. Deoghar Jharkhand 24 26 47N

086 42 26E

110 L/A 731 X 45 SG
38. Dhanbad Jharkhand 2350N

08626E

260 09/27 1128 X 23 SG
39. Dhana M.P. 234507.3N

785142.3E

529 18/36 823 X 41 S.G.
40. Dhulia Maharashtra 2055N

07444E

289 05/23

09/27

1828 X 45

1372 X 30

S.G.
41. Dumka Jharkhand 24 13 52N

87 16 12E

137 09/27 640 X 90 S.G.
42. Durgapur Steel Plant West Bengal 23 34 58N

87 20 25E

88M 12/30 1200 X 23 NA
43. Etawah (SAIFAI) U.P. 2636 01N

79 03 35E

NA 15/33 1704 X 23 S.G.
44. Faizabad U.P. 26 45 00N

082 09 17E

314 11/29

05/23

1815 X 45

1429 X 45

S.G.
45. Fursatgan U.P. 2615N

08123E

108 09/27 1722 X 45 IGRUA
46. Gaucher Uttarakhand 301729N

790850E

740 12/30 1200 X 23 S.G.
47. Ghazipur U.P. 2537N

08334E

68.5 07/25 1807 X 45 S.G.
48. Guna M.P. 2439N

07721E

495 14/32 914 X 23 S.G.
49. Hamirgarh Rajasthan 2508N

07437E

419 18/36 1274 X 30 S.G.
50. Hadapsar (Gliderome) Maharashtra 18 29 32N

073 56 26E

579 E/W 1052 X 121 SG
51. Hosur Karnataka 12 39 44N

77 46 12E

930 09/27 1219 X 30 PVT.
52. Hirakund Orissa 2135N

08400E

208 15/33 1097 X 45 S.G.
53. Hisar Haryana 2911N

07546E

214 12/30 1219 X 45 S.G.
54. Jagdalpur Chhattisgarh 1904N

08202E

547 06/24 1125 X 30 S.G.
55. Jakkur Karnataka 130432N

0773546E

919 08/26 854 X 21 S.G.
56. Jashpurna Gar Chhattisgarh 225558N

0841341E

457 09/27 1067 X 23 S.G.
57. Jaypore Orissa 1853N

08233E

595 16/34 916 X 30 S.G.
58. Jhabua (Ranpet) M.P. 22 46N

74 33E

435 09/27 792 X 30 S.G.
59. Jhingura U.P. 2508N

08239E

91 09/27 1220 X 45 S.G.
60. Jhunjhunu Rajasthan 280620N

752240E

335 10/28 1014 X 15 S.G.
61. Kanpur (Kalyanpur) U.P. 263113N

801357E

131 09/27 884 X 23 PVT.
62. Kankroli Rajasthan 250114N

735359E

532.46 12/30 1100 X 23 PVT.
63. Karad Maharashtra 1717N

07409E

576 09/27 1280 X 30 S.G.
64. Kargil J & K 343133N

0760924E

2920 02/20 1829 X 30 SG
65. Karnal Haryana 2942N

07702E

246 13/31 1170 X 30 S.G.
66. Kasia (Kushinagar) U.P. 264612N

835429E

76 11/29 1722 X 23 S.G.
67. Kayattar Tamil Nadu 08 58 12.85N

77 49 12.57E

91 09/27

06/24

1463 X 45

1829 X 30

S.G.
68. Kolapni Assam 26 48 07N

93 12 45E

90 04/22 914 X 90 PVT.
69. Khargone M.P 2148N

07533E

276 09/27 1000 X 24 S.G.
70. Kishanganj Bihar 260433N

875623E

148 09/27 1006 X 90 S.G.
71. Lonavala (Amby Valley) Maharashtra 183634N

732242E

689 14/32 1199 X 30 PVT.
72. Lalgarh Rajasthan 295100N

740100E

176 L/A 1005 X 174 S.G.
73. Mandla M.P 22 30N

80 20E

489 09/27 1800 X 36 S.G
74. Madhaiganj West Bengal 23 38 30N

87 20 37E

NA 15/33

05/23

1800 X 50

1400 X 50

NA
75. Mandvi Gujarat 22 50 22N

69 18 17E

5 08/26 1400 X 30 S.G.
76. Mackebpur Assam 2651N

09446E

67 14/32 1005 X 91 PVT.
77. Meerut U.P. 2854N

07741E

NA 11/29 1829 X 23 S.G.
78. Mithapur (Dwarka) Gujarat 222440N

685934E

3.6 07/25 1372 X 45

914 X 45

PVT.
79. Muirpur (Korba) U.P. 240729N

830217E

405 09/27 823 X 60 PVT.
80. Madhubani Bihar 261945N

860338E

47 18/36 914 X 45 S.G.
81. Mantalai J & K 33 00 13N

75 21 21E

3389 15/33 488 X 30 PVT.
82. Mathania Rajasthan 26 26N

073 06E

251 05/23 1737 X 45 S.G.
83. Mehsana Gujarat 233612N

0722230E

85 05/23 914 X 45 S.G.
84. Munger Bihar 25 20 47N

86 28 59E

41 L/A 732 X 91 S.G.
85. Nagaur Rajasthan 2712N

07343E

281 05/23 1170 X 30 S.G.
86. Nagda (Birlagram) M.P. 2327N

7524E

366 13/31 1463 X 30 PVT.
87. Naini/ Saini Pithoragarh Uttarakhand 293539N

801425E

1463 14/32 1330 X 20 S.G.
88. Narnaul Haryana 2805N

07612E

295 09/27 914 X 23 S.G.
89. Neemuch M.P. 2425N

07452E

497 14/32 1700 X 30 CRPF
90. New Lands West Bengal 2639N

08948E

122 11/29 1076 X 90 PVT.
91. Neyveli Tamil Nadu 1137N

07932E

53 05/23 914 X 30 PVT.
92. Nagarjuna Sagar Andhra Pradesh 1632N

07919E

259 NA 1654 X 30 S.G.
93. Naria See Saharsa Bihar 25 53 32N

86 35 00E

40 L/A 457 X 91 S.G.
94. Nawapara Orissa 2052N

08230E

322 05/23 1002 X 18 S.G.
95. Ondal Airport West Bengal 23 37 19N

83 14 35E

82 14/32

04/22

1829 X 45

1463 X 45

S.G.
96. Pachmarhi M.P. 2227N

07824E

1085 04/22 1200 X 61 S.G.
97. Panneri Assam 2643N

09154E

91 18/36 1060 X 90 PVT.
98. Patiala Punjab 3019N

07622E

250 15/33 1097 X 45 S.G.
99. Pilani Rajasthan 282100N

753500E

335 05/23 914 X 45 PVT.
100. Pinjore Haryana 304926N

765258E

500 16/34 914 X 45 S.G.
101. Pirthiganj U.P. 2552N

08201E

94 12/30 1829 X 45 S.G.
102. Pithoragarh Uttarakhand 2940N

08013E

1463 14/32 1300 X 23 S.G.
103. Padampur Orissa 2102N

08303E

198 18/36 914 X 54 S.G.
104. Raigarh (Jindal Airstrip) Chattisgarh 215613N

832044E

242 10/28 2000 X 30 PVT.
105. Raipur (Baikunth) Chattisgarh 21 29 54N

81 47 37E

307 06/24 1353 X 24 PVT.
106. Rajhara (Dhalli) Chattisgarh 20 31 40N

81 04 57E

361 05/23 914 X 45 PVT.
107. Rewa M.P. 2430N

08113E

305 06/24 1200 X 30 S.G.
108. Rourkela Orissa 2216N

08449E

210 09/27 1615 X 30 PVT.
109. Ratlam M.P. 2322N

7501E

517 08/26 1200 X 23 S.G.
110. Sagar M.P 23 45N

78 51E

574 18/36 995 X 23 S.G
111. Sedam Karnataka 171000N

771800E

427 05/23 488 X 30 PVT.
112. Seoni M.P 21 56N

79 30E

633 10/28 1800 X 30 S.G
113. Shahdol M.P. 2314N

08130E

480 14/32 1224 X 15 S.G.
114. Shivpuri (Burhar) M.P. 2524N

07740E

396 09/27 913 X 23 BSF
115. Shravasti U.P. 27 30N

82 02E

NA 12/30 1829 X 23 S.G.
116. Sidhi M.P. 2424N

08149E

366 06/24 1006 X 15 S.G.
117. Sirohi Rajasthan 24 53 32N

72 51 0.9E

297.5 13/31 1830 X 18 S.G.
118. Sitamau M.P. 24 01 10N

75 20 17E

479 L/A 823 X 45 S.G.
119. Sultanpur (Amhai) U.P. 2615N

08202E

91 11/29 1829 X 45 S.G.
120. Saharsa Bihar 255334N

863510E

45 09/27 914 X 45 S.G.
121. Sawai Madhopur Rajasthan 260200N

762100E

266 18/36 914 X 45 S.G.
122. Tekanpur M.P. 2600N

07816E

213 08/26 1311 X 46 BSF
123. Tura Meghalaya 253942N

902041E

534 16/34 1005 X 30 SG
124. Tushra Orissa 203043N

832653E

168 06/24 1214 X 45 S.G.
125. Ujjain M.P. 2306N

07553E

543 06/24 1219 X 22 S.G.
126. Umaria M.P 23 32N

80 48E

451 17/35 1500 X 25 S.G
127. Utkela Orissa 2006N

08311E

229 04/22 914 X 45 S.G.
128. Uttarkashi Uttarakhand 7819N

08035

853 16/34 NA S.G.
129. Yinghiong Arunachal Pradesh 28 38 20N

95 01 10E

500 NA 975 X 18 S.G.
130. Ziro Arunachal Pradesh 27 35 17N

93 49 42E

1524 18/36 1219 X 30 SG

Schedule -V

Defence Aerodrome

S.No. Airport State Coordinates Aerodrome Elevation in Meters Runway Dimension in Meters Owner/ Operator
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
1. Adampur Punjab 312616N

754526E

247 13/31 2746 X 45 IAF
2. Agra Uttar Pradesh 270932N

775730E

167.7 05/23 2744 X 45 IAF
3. Allahabad Uttar Pradesh 252626N

814409E

97.2 12/30 2477 X 45 IAF
4. Ambala Haryana 302219N

764850E

275 12/30 2815.7 X 46 IAF
5. Arrakonam Tamil Nadu 130358.73N

794059.98E

85 06/24 4095 X 46 Indian Navy
6. Awantipur Jammu & Kashmir 335239N

745836E

1647 12/30 3200 X 45 IAF
7. Bagdogra (Siliguri) West Bengal 264108N

0881948E

126 18/36 2744 X 45 IAF
8. Bakshi-Katalab Uttar Pradesh 265914N

805336E

124 09/27 2743 X 46 IAF
9. Bareilly Uttar Pradesh 282519N

792705E

173 11/29 2743 X 46 IAF
10. Bareilly Uttar Pradesh 282000N

792705E

168 12/30 900 X 45 Army
11. Barrackpore West Bengal 224656N

882146E

06 02/20 1866 X 45 IAF
12. Bengaluru (HAL) Karnataka 125703N

0773957E

888 09/27 3306 X 45 HAL
13. Bhatinda Punjab 301611N

744523E

203 13/31 2805 X 46 IAF
14. Bhatinda Punjab 301358.1N

750255.8E

—- 09/27

13/31

650 X 15

1200 X 50

Army
15. Bhuj (Rudramata) Gujarat 231713N

0694015E

78 05/23 2515 X 45 IAF
16. Bidar Karnataka 175429N

772900E

664 08/26 2700 X 45 IAF
17. Bihta Bihar 253524N

845306E

54 10/28 2210 X 46 IAF
18. Bikram Park Jammu & Kashmir 325400

750600E

621 03/21 1148 X 85 Army
19. Campbell Bay Andaman & Nicobar Islands 070046.75N

0935524.50E

1 05/23 1050 X 30 Indian Navy
20. Car Nicobar Andaman Islands 090915N

924913E

10.8 02/20 2713 X 46 IAF
21. Chabua Assam 272742N

950714E

110 05/23 2746 X 46 IAF
22. Chandigarh Union Territory 3040N

07647E

314 11/29 2744 X 45 IAF
23. Charbatia Orissa 2033N

08554E

41 04/22

03/31

2286 X 45

1465 X 45

ARC
24. Daman Union Territory 202559.18N

0725035.22E

12.8 03/21

10/28

1801 X 45

1001 X 25

I.C.G
25. Darbhanga Bihar 261137N

855503E

47 10/28 2743 X 46 IAF
26. Dinjan Assam 273243.1N

941419.7E

120 07/25 575 X 35 Army
27. Dundigal Andhra Pradesh 173740N

782411E

613 10/28 2513 X 46 IAF
28. Goa (Dabolim) Goa 152247.41N

0734940.05E

46 08/26 3430 X 45 Navy
29. Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh 264429N

0832709E

78 11/29 2744 X 45 IAF
30. Gwalior Madhya Pradesh 261730N

0781341E

188 06/24 2744 X 45 IAF
31. Hakimpet Andhra Pradesh 173308N

783133E

613 09/27 2110 X 46 IAF
32. Halwara Punjab 304457N

753751E

239 13/31 2743 X 46 IAF
33. Haldwani Uttarakhand 291452N

793239E

478 01/19 150 X 50 Army
34. Hasimara West Bengal 264150N

892217E

109 11/29 2744 X 46 IAF
35. Hindon Uttar Pradesh 284223N

772138E

214 09/27 2743 X 46 IAF
36. Jaisalmer Rajasthan 265323N

0705200E

236 04/22 2744 X 45 IAF
37. Jalandhar Punjab 311750N

753651E

234 14/32 600 X 45 Army
38. Jammu Jammu & Kashmir 324119N

745017E

291 18/36 2042 X 45 IAF/CE
39. Jamnagar Gujarat 222800N

700100E

15 06/24 2514 X 46 IAF
40. Jhansi U.P. 252935.4N

783366.9E

15/33 1070 X 20 Army
41. Jodhpur Rajasthan 261508N

730300E

217 05/23 2743 X 45 IAF
42. Jorhat Assam 2644N

09411E

91 04/22 2652 X 45 IAF
43. Kalaikunda West Bengal 222012N

871307E

61 17/35 2742 X 46 IAF
44. Kanpur (Chakeri) Uttar Pradesh 2624N

08025E

124 09/27 2744 X 45 IAF
45. Khalsi Jammu & Kashmir 341900N

765400E

3005 29/11 245.2 X 27.8 Army
46. Kochi Kerala 095638.25N

0761623.89E

2 17/35

13/31

1830 X 46

1416 X 46

Indian Navy
47. LEH Jammu & Kashmir 3408N

07733E

3256 07/25 2922 X 45 IAF
48. LEH Jammu & Kashmir 3407N

07733E

3256 06/24 400 X 26 Army
49. Leimakhong Manipur 245672N

935113E

841.55 01/19 350 X 50 Army
50. Mamun Cantt Punjab 321700N

754300E

397 18/36 3234 X 83 Army
51. Manasbal Jammu & Kashmir 341456N

743855E

1594 17/35 1100 X 50 Army
52. Missamari Assam 264901N

923551.5E

95 05/23 1521 X 45.72 Army
53. Nagrota Jammu & Kashmir 324700N

7543855E

347 02/20 132 X 15 Army
54. Nagtalao Rajasthan 2625N

7307E

240 02/20 1400 Army
55. Nal (Bikaner) Rajasthan 280418N

731225E

215 05/23 2746 X 45 IAF
56. Naliya Gujarat 231321N

685329E

42 06/24 2743 X 46 IAF
57. Nasik Maharashtra 195744.32N

734831.74E

599 09/27 1373 X 46 Army
58. NDA Maharashtra 182822N

734646E

610 09/27 900 X 15 NDA
59. Ozar (Nasik) Maharashtra 2007N

07355E

598 09/27 3000 X 45 HAL
60. Partapur Jammu & Kashmir 3456N

7726E

3081 13/31 75 X 25 Army
61. Pathankot Punjab 321402N

0753802E

312 01/19 2744 X 45 IAF
62. Panagarh West Bengal 232824N

87 25 46E

73 15/33 2544 X 46 IAF
63. Phalodi Rajasthan 270618N

721257E

244 05/23 3050 IAF
64. Patiala Punjab 301855N

762154E

250 15/33 1170 Army
65. Port Blair (Veer Savarkar Airport) Andaman Islands 113854N

924406E

5 04/22 3414 X 45 Indian Navy
66. Pune (Lohegaon) Maharashtra 183458N

0735513E

592 10/28 2535 X 45 IAF
67. Purnea Bihar 254543N

872442E

37 09/27 2743 X 46 IAF
68. Ramnd Tamil Nadu 091910.30N

0785823.40E

4 01/19 3017 X 30 Indian Navy
69. Ranchi Jharkhand 231851.3N

851915.8E

14/32 263 X 63 Army
70. Rangapahar Nagaland 255118N

934220E

182 06/24 238 X 25 Army
71. Ratnagiri Maharashtra 170048N

0731944E

92.8 05/23 1800 X 45 I.C.G
72. Sarsawa (Saharanpur) Uttar Pradesh 295942N

772532E

271 09/27 2744 X 46 IAF
73. Sevoke Road West Bengal 264700N

882700E

144 16/34 883 X 45 Army
74. Shibpur Andaman & Nicobar Islands 131408.70N

0930259.00E

3 18/36 1000 X 30 Indian Navy
75. Sharifabad Jammu & Kashmir 340500N

744300E

1583 09/27 430 Army
76. Silchar (Khumbigram) Assam 245448N

0925851E

103 06/24 1785 X 45 IAF
77. Sisa Haryana 293335N

750027E

199 05/23 2743 X 46 IAF
78. Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir 3359N

07447E

1656.5 13/31 3658 X 45 IAF
79. Sulur Tamil Nadu 110047N

770945E

381 05/23 2520 X 46 IAF
80. Suratgarh Rajasthan 292317N

735415E

173 05/23 2743 X 46 IAF
81. Tambaram Tamil Nadu 125419N

800719E

27 05/23

12/30

1514 X 46

1815 X 46

IAF
82. Tezpur Assam 2643N

09247E

70 05/23 2744 X 45 IAF
83. Thanjavur Tamil Nadu 104311N

790610E

76 07/25

14/32

1833 X 45

1465

IAF
84. Thoise Jammu & Kashmir 343914N

772237E

3065 11/29 3050 X 46 IAF
85. Udhampur Jammu & Kashmir 325411N

750920E

634 18/36 2754 X 46 IAF
86. Uttarlai Rajasthan 254841N

712859E

154 02/20 2743 X 46 IAF
87. Yelahanka Karnataka 130806N

773636E

928.6 09/27 2440 X 45 IAF
88. Vishakapatnam Andhra Pradesh 174316N

0831329E

3 05/23

10/28

1829 X 45

3048 X 45

Navy

Schedule VI

Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) Facilities Located away from the Airports

Sl. No. Station Name of the facility Coordinates in WGS 84 Facility Reduced Level (Meter) Airport responsible to Safeguard the facility
North East
1 Aligarh CVOR/ DME(HP) 27°49′ 45.5″ 78° 10′ 42″ 205 Delhi IGI
2 Behrampur MSSR 19°20′ 3.4″ 84° 52′ 0.2″ 37.8 Bhubaneshwar
3 Bellary MSSR 15° 09′ 59.36″ 76° 53′ 2.01″ 489 Bangalore (AAI)
4 Bellary DVOR/ DME(HP) 15° 9’54.4″ 76° 52′ 50″ 461 Bangalore (AAI)
5 Bikaner-Lunka 1 LUN DVOR/ DME(HP) 28° 33′ 09.84″ 73° 47′ 15.61″ 201.77 Jaipur
6 Bikaner-Lunka 2 LKA DVOR/ DME(HP) 28°11′ 20.42″ 74° 06′ 41.267″ 255.42 Jaipur
7 Chillarki CVOR/ DME(HP) 28° 20′ 51.2″ 76° 39′ 57.7″ 228.6 Delhi IGI
8 Daman ‘DMN’ DVOR/ DME 20 26′ 32.52″ 72 51′ 15.95″ 12.8 Daman (coastguard)
9 Daman ‘DM’ NDB 20 27′ 11.23″ 72 51′ 09.24″ 12.8 Daman (coastguard)
10 Gulbarga DVOR/ DME(HP) 17° 18′ 48.8″ 76° 48′ 11″ 454 Bangalore (AAI)
11 Jalalabad CVOR/ DME(HP) 27° 41′ 39.6″ 79° 39′ 44.7″ 55.5 Delhi IGI
12 Jharsuguda NDB 21° 53′ 47.6″ 84° 02′ 19.5″ 237 Jharsuguda
13 Jharsuguda MSSR 21° 54′ 31.60″ 84° 03′ 50.40″ 262 Jharsuguda
14 Kanchipuram DVOR/ DME(HP) 12° 47′ 5.8″ 79° 42′ 47.2″ 82.89 Chennai
15 Katihar DVOR/ DME 25° 36′ 52.65″ 87° 33′ 19.20″ 31 Kolkata
16 Katihar MSSR 25° 34′ 23.01 87° 33′ 20.19″ 59 Kolkata
17 Khammampet NDB 17° 15′ 45″ 80° 08′ 15″ 116.5 Hyderabad
18 Pratapgarh DVOR/ DME(HP) 24° 02′ 13.65 74° 44′ 38.16″ 500 Jaipur
19 Rajamundri NDB 17° 06′ 31″ 81° 49′ 18″ 42.6 Rajahmundry
20 Sakras CVOR/ DME(HP) 27° 50′ 54.4″ 77° 00′ 29.6″ 116.2 Delhi IGI
21 Sampla CVOR/ DME(HP) 28° 49′ 11.1″ 76° 49′ 9.6″ 235.9 Delhi IGI
22 Sikandrabad CVOR/ DME(HP) 28° 23′ 36.2″ 77° 42′ 29.2″ 203.25 Delhi IGI
23 Songarh NDB 21° 10′ 2.5″ 73° 33′ 57.4″ 121.9 Ahmedabad
24 Tuticorin NDB 08° 43′ 32.2″ 78° 01′ 32.5″ 25.9 Chennai
25 Vikarabad NDB 17° 20′ 3.8″ 77° 53′ 55.5″ 651.5 Hyderabad
26 Cochin-II DVOR “CIB” 10° 07′ 05.7″ 76° 40′ 42.7″ 41.3 Cochin
27 Portblair DVOR “PPB” 11° 38′ 58″ 92° 44′ 50″ 154.43 Port Blair
28 Vizag DVOR “VVZ” 17° 40′ 08.6″ 83° 15′ 11.8″ 337.23 Vizag
29 Vizag (Arada Hill) MSSR 17° 40′ 20.0″ 83° 15′ 37.8″ 322 Vizag
30 Chennai (PURUR) MSSR 13° 01′ 46.42″ 80° 09′ 20.12″ 41 Chennai
31 Kolkata (BADU) MSSR 22° 41′ 22.76″ 88° 29′ 06.05″ 27 Kolkata
32 Porbander MSSR 21° 38′ 28″ 69° 39′ 45.00″ 32 Porbandar

Schedule VII

Greenfield Airports

For Which Government Of India Has Given

“In-Principle” Approval

No. Airport
(1)
State
(2)
Coordinates
(3)
Aerodrome Elevation In Meters
(4)
Runway
(5)
Dimension In Meters
(6)
Owner/ Operator
(7)
1. Dabra Madhya Pradesh 254942.8N

078191.7E

240 09/27 3000 x 45 M/s Gwalior Agriculture Company Ltd.
2. Navi Mumbai Internationa Airport Maharashtra 18 59 39.78N

073 30 12.95E

8.00 08L/26R

08R/26L

3700 x 60

3700 x 60

CIDCO
3. Pakyong Sikkim 271358.269N

0883518.7927E

1321.27 02/20 1700 x 30 AAI
4. Mopa GOA Master Plan of the airport is Yet to be finalized State Government
5. Kannur Kerala 11° 54′ 56.633″N

75° 32′ 44.604″E

105 07/25 3400 x 45 KIAL
6. Sindhudurg Maharashtra 16° 00′ 12.17″N

73° 31′ 57.9″E

64 09/27 3045 x 60 MIDC
7. Bijapur Karnataka Master Plan of the airport is Yet to be finalized State Government
8. Hassan Karnataka Master Plan of the airport is Yet to be finalized State Government
9. Gulbarga Karnataka Master Plan of the airport is Yet to be finalized State Government
10. Simoga Karnataka Master Plan of the airport is Yet to be finalized State Government
11. Kushinagar International Airport Uttar Pradesh Master Plan of the airport is Yet to be finalized State Government
12. Karaikal Airport Pudduchery Master Plan of the airport is Yet to be finalized State Government
13. Shirdi Maharashtra 19° 41’27.332″N

74° 22′ 18.35″E

581.75 09/27 2500×45 MADC

Schedule VIII

Appendix – A

Inner Horizontal Surface for runway code 3 & 4

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Appendix – B

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Appendix – C

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Appendix – D

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Appendix – E

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Appendix – F

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Appendix – G

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Appendix – H

ICAO Annex 14 Obstacle Limitation Surfaces (OLS)

Schedule VIII

Appendix – I

Inner approach, inner transitional and balked landing obstacle limitation surfaces

Schedule VIII

Appendix – J

Schedule VIII

Appendix – K

Schedule VIII

Appendix – L

Maximum Permissible Heights (in Meters) of Building/ Mast/ Chimney, etc. Based on Annex 14 Criteria

(For Code 3 or 4 Instrument Runway Airports only)

Maximum permissible height may be further restricted due to Annex 10 criteria (owing to various CNS facilities) and also due to DOC 8168 criteria for the protection of PANS-OPS surfaces for different procedures. Site elevation of the site will be subtracted from the permissible top elevation to arrive at maximum permissible height of the building/Mast/Chimneys, etc. Following height table is indicative only and in no way assures the height permissible at a given site.

Table: Maximum Permissible Heights (in Meters)

ICAO Annex 14 Surface (Height in meters) Distance from Runway Strip (in meters)
500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 4500 5000 6000 7000 8000 9000 10000
Approach Surface* 10 20 30 40 45 45 45 48 73 98 120 140 150 150 150
Take-off climb Surface* 10 20 30 40 45 45 45 48 73 98 120 140 150 150 150
Inner Horizontal Surface (IHS)** 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Conical Surface** 70 95 145 195 245 295 300

* Runway end elevation should be added to the permissible heights to arrive at the permissible top elevation, AMSL.

** Aerodrome elevation should be added to the permissible heights to arrive at the permissible top elevation, AMSL.

Schedule VIII

Appendix – M

List of Designated Officers of Airports Authority of India (AAI)

Airports Authority of India has set up nine NOC processing offices one each at Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Guwahati Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Ahmedabad and Nagpur airports these offices are headed by Designated Officers. NOC offices work as per the provisions of this notification and as per the direction of ATMC 2 of 2013, as amended from time to time by AAI.

The list of Designated Officers are as follows:

  1. Regional Executive Director, AAI, Northern Region, Delhi Airport, Delhi
  2. Regional Executive Director, AAI, Eastern Region, Kolkata Airport, Kolkata
  3. Regional Executive Director, AAI, Western Region, Mumbai Airport, Mumbai
  4. Regional Executive Director, AAI, Southern Region, Chennai Airport, Chennai
  5. Regional Executive Director, AAI, North Eastern Region, Guwahati Airport, Guwahati
  6. GM-Coordination In charge, AAI, Hyderabad Airport
  7. GM-Coordination In charge, AAI, Bengaluru Airport
  8. Airport Director, AAI, Ahmedabad Airport
  9. Airport Director, AAI, Nagpur Airport.

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