OBBS — BAHRAIN / ISA AIRBASE

OBBS AD 2.1  AERODROME LOCATION INDICATOR AND NAME

OBBS — BAHRAIN / ISA AIRBASE

OBBS AD 2.2  AERODROME GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

1

ARP coordinates and site at AD

255506.11N 0503526.16E, Mid - point of RWY on CL
2

Direction and distance from (city)

18 NM S of Manama
3

Elevation/Reference temperature

139 FT / 39° C
4Geoid undulation at AD ELEV PSN

NIL

5

MAG VAR/Annual change

2°26' E (2011) / 0°3' per year
6

AD operator, address, telephone, telefax, e-mail address, AFS and website address

Post:

Royal Bahrain Air Force
Air Operations Centre

Tel:+973 17894474

Fax:+973 17620926

AFS:RBAF HQ & OPS OBBSYWYX, RBAF ATC OBBSZTZX, RBAF MET OBBSYMYX

7

Types of traffic permitted (IFR/VFR)

IFR/VFR
8

Remarks

Emergency Diversion only; otherwise strictly PPO

OBBS AD 2.3  OPERATIONAL HOURS

1

AD Operator

SUN - THU 04:15 - 10:30
2

Customs and immigration

Prior arrangement

3

Health and sanitation

Prior arrangement
4

AIS Briefing Office

by prior arrangement
5

ATS Reporting Office (ARO)

SUN - THU 04:15 - 10:30 or by prior arrangement
6

MET Briefing Office

SUN - THU 04:15 - 10:30 or by prior arrangement
7

ATS

SUN - THU 04:15 - 10:30 or by prior arrangement
8

Fuelling

Prior arrangement
9

Handling

Prior arrangement
10

Security

H24
11

De-icing

NIL

12

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.4  HANDLING SERVICES AND FACILITIES

1

Cargo-handling facilities

NIL

2

Fuel/oil types

Fuel: AVGAS 100 LL by prior arrangement, Jet A1 by prior arrangement, JP8

Oil: NIL

3

Fuelling facilities/capacity

ET A1 & AVGAS 100LL from Bowser; contract off base vehicle required; JP 8 from on base Bowser
4

De-icing facilities

NIL

5

Hangar space for visiting aircraft

Available in emergency; small aircraft only
6

Repair facilities for visiting aircraft

NIL

7

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.5  PASSENGER FACILITIES

1

Hotels

In Manama
2

Restaurants

NIL; food available in emergency
3

Transportation

Available from BDF in emergency
4

Medical facilities

First aid; Ambulance; Hospitals in Manama
5

Bank and Post Office

In Manama
6

Tourist Office

In Manama
7

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.6  RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES

1

AD category for fire fighting

CAT 7
2

Rescue equipment

4RB (20) available from Coastguard
3

Capability for removal of disabled aircraft

Limited
4

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.7  SEASONAL AVAILABILITY - CLEARING

1

Types of clearing equipment

NIL

2

Clearance priorities

NIL

3

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.8  APRONS, TAXIWAYS AND CHECK LOCATIONS/POSITIONS DATA

1Apron designation, surface and strength

MAIN: Asphalt, PCN 49 / F / B / X / T

2Taxiway designation, width, surface and strengthPARALLEL / REMAINDER: Asphalt, PCN 49 / F / B / X / T
3

Altimeter checkpoint location and elevation

Holding point RWY 33R: 24 FT

Holding point RWY 15L: 135 FT

4

VOR checkpoints

VOR: NIL

5

INS checkpoints

Holding Point RWY 33R 255408.40N 0503551.60E

THR RWY 33R 255410.69N 0503556.38E

Holding Point RWY 15L 255600.36N 0503451.36E

THR RWY 15L 255601.55N 0503456.12E

255601.55N:

NW corner 255459.28N 0503509.12E

SW corner 255448.72N 0503516.32E

SE corner 255451.36N 0503522.08E

NE corner 255502.52N 0503516.80E

6

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.9  SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND MARKINGS

1

Use of aircraft stand ID signs, TWY guide lines and visual docking/parking guidance system of aircraft stands

Taxiing guidance signs at all intersections with TWY and RWY at all holding positions

Guide lines at APRON

2

RWY and TWY markings

RWY: designation, THR, edge, end as appropriate

TWY: holding positions at all TWY / RWY intersections

3

Stop bars

Stop bars where appropriate.

4

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.10  AERODROME OBSTACLES

In approach/TKOF areas

In circling area and at AD

Remarks

123

RWY NR/Area affected

Obstacle type

Elevation

Markings/LGT

Coordinates

Obstacle type

Elevation

Markings/LGT

Coordinates

abcab

NIL

  

Water Tower

285 FT

YES

255550.24N 0503417.84E

NIL

   

North Antenna

294 FT

YES

255456.22N 0503453.38E

NIL

   

South Antenna

263 FT

YES

255425.74N 0503509.95E

NIL

OBBS AD 2.11  METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED

1

Associated MET Office

BAHRAIN / ISA MET
2

Hours of service

MET Office outside hours

SUN - THU 04:15 - 10:30 or by prior arrangement

BAHRAIN MWO

3

Office responsible for TAF preparation

Periods of validity

BAHRAIN MWO

As required

4

Trend forecast

Interval of issuance

NIL

5

Briefing/consultation provided

Detailed TAFs, route forecasts, etc. can be obtained from BAHRAIN MWO at six hours notice
6

Flight documentation

Language(s) used

NIL

English

7

Charts and other information available for briefing or consultation

NIL

8

Supplementary equipment available for providing information

Facsimile; Automatic sensing and display of W / V; TT; DP; QNH
9

ATS units provided with information

ISA AIRBASE TOWER, ISA AIRBASE APPROACH RADAR
10

Additional information (limitation of service, etc.)

NIL

OBBS AD 2.12  RUNWAY PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Designations

RWY NR

TRUE &
MAG BRG

Dimensions of RWY(M)

Strength (PCN) and surface of RWY and SWY

THR coordinates

RWY end coordinates

THR geoid undulation

THR elevation and highest elevation of TDZ of precision APP RWY
123456
15L154° / 152°3800 x 4573 / F / B / X / T Centre portion 56 / R / B / X / T Concrete first 416 M, Asphalt255601.55N 0503456.12E136 FT
33R334° / 332°3800 x 4573 / F / B / X / T Centre portion 56 / R / B / X / T Concrete first 416 M, Asphalt255410.69N 0503556.38E29 FT
15R154° / 152°3678 x 3046 / F / B / X / T / Asphalt / 47 / R / B / W / T / Concrete
2555.950N 05034.841E
2556.009N 05034.807E
139 FT
33L334° / 332°3678 x 3046 / F / B / X / T / Asphalt / 47 / R / B / W / T / Concrete
2554.163N 05035.813E
2554.101N 05035.844E
28 FT
Slope of RWY-SWY

SWY dimensions (M)

CWY dimensions (M)Strip dimensions (M)OFZRemarks
789101112
15L0.502% first 915 M then 0.726 % next 100 M then 1.000% next 2785 M150 x 45

NIL

4100 x 105YesLoad bearing shoulder 30 M
33R1.000% first 2785 M then 0,726% next 100 M then 0,502% next 915 M150 x 45

NIL

4100 x 105YesLoad bearing shoulder 30 M
15R

NIL

NIL

NIL

3678 x 30No

NIL

33L

NIL

NIL

NIL

3678 x 30No

NIL

OBBS AD 2.13  DECLARED DISTANCES

RWY Designator

TORA

(M)

TODA

(M)

ASDA

(M)

LDA

(M)

Remarks

123456
15L38003800 39503800

NIL

33R3800380039503800

NIL

15R3678367837993678

NIL

33L3678367838003678

NIL

Landing THR runway 15R permanently displaced by 122M and 33L by 121M.

OBBS AD 2.14  APPROACH AND RUNWAY LIGHTING

RWY Designator

APCH LGT

type

LEN INTST

THR LGT

colour

WBAR

VASIS

(MEHT)

PAPI

TDZ, LGT

LEN

RWY Centre Line LGT

Length, spacing,

colour,

INTST

RWY edge LGT

LEN, spacing,

colour

INTST

RWY End LGT

colour

WBAR

SWY LGT

LEN (M)

colour

Remarks

12345678910
15L

NIL

GreenPAPI RIGHT 3° 75 FT

NIL

NIL

3800 M omnidirectional White LIHRed

NIL

Illuminated distance to go boards every 1000 FT
33R

ICAO CAT I precision approach lighting system and Strobe sequence lights

GreenPAPI LEFT 3° 77 FT

NIL

NIL

3800 M omnidirectional White LIHRed

NIL

Illuminated distance to go boards every 1000 FT
15R

NIL

GreenPAPI RIGHT 3°

NIL

NIL

3678 M omnidirectional White LIHRed

NIL

NIL

33L

NIL

GreenPAPI LEFT 3°

NIL

NIL

3678 M omnidirectional White LIHRed

NIL

NIL

Note:

Runway Marking:

Runway edge line, runway end line, dashed centre-line THR, TDZ and designators markings.

Runway 15R/33L turning head:

Dimension: 28.5 M wide, turning circle radius 14.25 M

painted guideline for turning manoeuvre not lit at night.

OBBS AD 2.15  OTHER LIGHTING, SECONDARY POWER SUPPLY

1

ABN/IBN location, characteristics and operational hours

NIL

2

LDI location and LGT

Anemometer location and LGT

NIL

3

TWY lighting

NIL

4

Secondary power supply/switch-over time

NIL

5

Remarks

NIL

OBBS AD 2.16  HELICOPTER LANDING AREA

1

Coordinates TLOF or THR of FATO

Geoid undulation

NIL

2

TLOF and/or FATO elevation M/FT

NIL

3

TLOF and FATO area dimensions, surface, strength, marking

NIL

4

True BRG of FATO

NIL

5

Declared distance available

NIL

6

APP and FATO lighting

NIL

7

Remarks

As directed by ATC

OBBS AD 2.17  ATS AIRSPACE

1

Designation and lateral limits

The area bounded by an arc of 10 NM radius centred on SIA VORTAC (255518.60N 0503525.82E) from 360° anti-clockwise to 250°, and that part of an arc of 15 NM radius from 250° anti-clockwise to 360° which is within the military airspace described in ENR 2.2.

2

Vertical limits

SFC - 8000 FT

3

Airspace classification

B
4

ATS unit call sign

Language(s)

ISA AIRBASE TOWER, ISA AIRBASE APPROACH RADAR

English

5

Transition altitude

13000 FT
6Hours of applicabilityHO
7

Remarks

QNH is used. Vertical positions expressed in FT
8NoteRBAF authorities are responsible for Air Traffic Services within Bahrain territorial airspace East of Jeddah FIR, West of Doha TMA and south of line.

255405N 0505543E - 260457N 0503655E - 260457N 0501615E

This line is commonly referred to as referred to as "OBSOBI" line.

OBBS AD 2.18  ATS COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

Service designation

Call sign

Channel

Hours of operation

Remarks

12345
APP / TARISA AIRBASE APPROACH RADAR124.95 MHZSUN - THU 04:15 - 10:30 or by prior arrangement

NIL

  358.15 MHZSUN - THU 04:15 - 10:30 or by prior arrangement

NIL

TWRISA AIRBASE TOWER125.45 MHZSUN - THU 04:15 -10:30 or by prior arrangement

NIL

  364.15 MHZSUN - THU 04:15 -10:30 or by prior arrangement

NIL

VOLMETBAHRAIN VOLMET128.8MHZH24Bahrain Civil

OBBS AD 2.19  RADIO NAVIGATION AND LANDING AIDS

Type of aid, MAG VAR, CAT of ILS/MLS

(For VOR/ILS/MLS, give declination)

ID

Frequency

Hours of operation

Position of transmitting antenna coordinates

Elevation of DME transmitting antenna

Remarks

1234567

VORTAC

(2°E / 1996)

SIA

117.6MHZ

CH 123 X

H24
255518.60N 0503525.82E
136FT

NIL

L

(2°E / 1996)

SI343 KHZH24
255339.46N 0503613.34E
 152° MAG 0.6 NM FM THR RWY 33R

ILS LOC RWY 33R

CAT I

NIL

ISIB110.15MHZH24
255608.84N 0503452.16E
 332° MAG 2.2 NM FM THR RWY 33R
GP RWY 33R 334.25 MHZH24
255420.22N 0503554.41E
 3°, RDH 55 FT
ILS_DME 33RISIB38YH24255419.70N 0503554.46E56FTCo-located with GP
MM RWY 33R.-75 MHZH24
255340.05N 0503613.02E
 152° MAG 0.57 NM FM THR RWY 33R
APP / TARISA AIRBASE APPROACH RADAR    In an emergency an IFR approach to RWY 15L can be made following Radar vectors and altitudes to a point 3 NM from touchdown on the final approach track at 1000 FT (QNH). At this point a Visual Approach may be completed or a missed approach executed.

OBBS AD 2.20  Local aerodrome REGULATIONS

NIL

OBBS AD 2.21  NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

NIL

OBBS AD 2.22  FLIGHT PROCEDURES

NIL

OBBS AD 2.23  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

NIL

OBBS AD 2.24  CHARTS RELATED TO AN AERODROME

Chart name

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IAC - ICAO RWY 33R VOR DME ILS ALL ACFT CAT

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