OBKH — BAHRAIN / SAKHIR AIRBASE

OBKH AD 2.1  AERODROME LOCATION INDICATOR AND NAME

OBKH — BAHRAIN / SAKHIR AIRBASE

OBKH AD 2.2  AERODROME GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

1

ARP coordinates and site at AD

260205N 0503128E

Mid - point of RWY on CL

2

Direction and distance from (city)

12 NM SW of Manama

3

Elevation/Reference temperature

76 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

AFS:

7

Types of traffic permitted (IFR/VFR)

IFR/VFR

8

Remarks

Military Airbase; Traffic otherwise strictly PPR

OBKH AD 2.3  OPERATIONAL HOURS

1

AD Operator

SUN - THU 0415 - 1030
2

Customs and immigration

HO

3

Health and sanitation

HO

4

AIS Briefing Office

HO
5

ATS Reporting Office (ARO)

SUN - THU 0415 - 1030
6

MET Briefing Office

SUN - THU 0415 - 1030
7

ATS

SUN - THU 0415 - 1030
8

Fuelling

HO
9

Handling

HO
10

Security

H24
11

De-icing

NIL

12

Remarks

NIL

OBKH AD 2.4  HANDLING SERVICES AND FACILITIES

1

Cargo-handling facilities

NIL

2

Fuel/oil types

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

Oil: NIL

3

Fuelling facilities/capacity

Jet A1 and 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

NIL

6

Repair facilities for visiting aircraft

NIL

7

Remarks

NIL

OBKH 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

OBKH AD 2.6  RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES

1

AD category for fire fighting

Up to CAT 9 O / R

2

Rescue equipment

4 RB (20) available from coastguard
3

Capability for removal of disabled aircraft

Limited
4

Remarks

NIL

OBKH AD 2.7  SEASONAL AVAILABILITY - CLEARING

1

Types of clearing equipment

NIL

2

Clearance priorities

NIL

3

Remarks

NIL

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

1Apron designation, surface and strength

MAIN NORTH: Concrete, PCN 74 / R / A / W / T

MAIN SOUTH: Asphalt, PCN 60 / F / A / W / T

2Taxiway designation, width, surface and strength

TWY A, TWY B, TWY C, TWY D: 23 M

TWY A, TWY B, TWY D: Asphalt, PCN 52 / F / /A / X / T

TWY C: Asphalt, PCN 52 / F / A / X / T south of TWY D and Asphalt, PCN 40 / F / A / X / T north of TWY D

3

Altimeter checkpoint location and elevation

Holding Point RWY 17: Hold A 63 FT, Hold B 61 FT

4

VOR checkpoints

NIL

5

INS checkpoints

Holding Point A 63 FT 260255.88N 05031280.11E , Holding Point B 61 FT 260245.67N 0503128.82E

Parking Ramp: NIL

Stands: On request

6

Remarks

NIL

OBKH 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. Guide lines at apron.

2

RWY and TWY markings

RWY: Designation, THR, edge, end as appropriate

TWY: Edge, holding positions at all TWY / RWY Intersections

3

Stop bars

NIL

4

Remarks

Holding position markings and guard lights

OBKH 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

17 DEP

Tower

290 FT

YES

1.9 NM FM DER 17 RIGHT OFFSET 700 M

255914.71N 0503117.60E

NIL

NIL

NIL

 

Tower

320 FT

YES

2.3 NM DER 17 LEFT OFFSET 107 M

255854.48N 0503147.77E
   

35 DEP

Water Tower

270 FT

YES

1.5 NM FM DER 35 LEFT OFFSET 400 M

260423.87N 0503100.93E
   
 

Spire

260 FT

YES

1.3 NM FM DER 35 RIGHT OFFSET 530 M

260416.58N 0503136.52E
   
 

Flagpole

540 FT

YES

4 NM FM DER 35 RIGHT NIL OFFSET

260654.16N 0503104.25E
   

OBKH AD 2.11  METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED

1

Associated MET Office

BAHRAIN / ISA MET

2

Hours of service

MET Office outside hours

SUN - THU 0415 - 1030

BAHRAIN MWO

3

Office responsible for TAF preparation

Periods of validity

BAHRAIN MWO

As required

4

Trend forecast

Interval of issuance

N/A

N/A

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; QFE.
9

ATS units provided with information

SAKHIR TOWER
10

Additional information (limitation of service, etc.)

NIL

OBKH 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
17175° / 173°3200 x 45

52 / F / A / X /T

Asphalt

Landing THR:

260256.553N 0503123.907E

RWY end:

260256.554N 0503123.908E

-9.96 M

57FT / 17.36 M
35355 / 3533200 x 45

52 / F / A / X /T

Asphalt

Landing THR:

260122.594N 0503131.857E

RWY end:

260112.932N 0503132.674E

-4.43 M

76FT / 23.28 M
Slope of RWY-SWY

SWY dimensions (M)

CWY dimensions (M)Strip dimensions (M)OFZRemarks
789101112
0% 

NIL

NIL

NIL

3320 x 300

NIL

Load bearing shoulders 7.5 M either side of runway with an additional 15 M non - load bearing surface stabilization asphalt
0% 

NIL

NIL

NIL

3320 x 300

NIL

Load bearing shoulders 7.5 M either side of runway with an additional 15 M non - load bearing surface stabilization asphalt

OBKH AD 2.13  DECLARED DISTANCES

RWY Designator

TORA

(M)

TODA

(M)

ASDA

(M)

LDA

(M)

Remarks

123456
173200320032003200

NIL

353200320032002900

NIL

OBKH 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
17

Simple approach lighting system

420 M

GreenPAPI LEFT 3° 75 FT

NIL

NIL

3200 M 60 M omnidirectional

White LIH

Red

NIL

NIL

35ICAO CAT I precision approach lighting system 900 MGreen

PAPI LEFT 3° 77 FT

NIL

NIL

3200 M 60 M omnidirectional White LIHRed

NIL

NIL

OBKH 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

W THR 35 & E THR 17, LGT

3

TWY lighting

Blue Edge, holding position Guard lights, Runway intersections
4

Secondary power supply/switch-over time

10 sec
5

Remarks

Blue Apron edge lights

OBKH 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

OBKH AD 2.17  ATS AIRSPACE

1

Designation and lateral limits

SAKHIR AIRBASE CTR; centered at ARP (260205N 0503128E) and orientated parallel to RWY (353 / 173 degrees magnetic) extending 7.0 NM in length and 4 NM wide defined by Coordinates 255901N 0502932E - 260446N 0503128E0502857E following an arc of radius 3.5 NM centered on 260205N 0503128E (ARP) to 260508N 0503323E - 255923N 0503358E following an arc of 3.5 NM radius centered on 260205N 0503128E (ARP) to Origin.

2

Vertical limits

SFC - 2500 FT
3

Airspace classification

D
4

ATS unit call sign

Language(s)

SAKHIR TOWER

English

5

Transition altitude

13000 FT
6Hours of applicabilityHO
7

Remarks

QNH is used. Vertical positions expressed in FT

OBKH AD 2.18  ATS COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

Service designation

Call sign

Channel

Hours of operation

Remarks

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APP / TARISA AIRBASE APPROACH RADAR124.95 MHZSUN - THU 0415 - 1030

NIL

  358.15 MHZSUN - THU 0415 - 1030 
TWRSAKHIR TOWER118.15 MHZSUN - THU 0415 - 1030

NIL

  317.25 MHZSUN - THU 0415 - 1030 
VOLMETBAHRAIN VOLMET128.8 MHZH24Bahrain Civil

OBKH 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

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ILS LOC RWY 35

CAT I

(2°E / 2011)

IKH110.75MHZH24
260302.191N 0503123.429E
 

NIL

GP RWY 35 330.05 MHZH24260134.614N 0503126.536E 

3°, 56FT / RDH 16.9 M

DME RWY 35IKH44YH24260134.61N 0503126.54E126FT / 50 FT AGLCo - located with GP

OBKH AD 2.20  LOCAL aerodrome REGULATIONS

NIL

OBKH AD 2.21  NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

Avoid overflight of OBP42 area to North of OBKH. RWY 35 MA turn at 3.0 DME. Minimum angle of bank 020°, maximum IAS 185 KT.

OBKH AD 2.22  FLIGHT PROCEDURES

ARRIVALS RWY 35 VIA EAST COAST OF BAHRAIN:

Plan arrival via OBBI. Expect radar vectors for JALYD (260002.0N 0504513.0E) thence KH35E (255001.38N 0503742.78E) to intercept of OBKH LOC or continue using RNAV GNSS approach.

ARRIVALS RWY 17

RWY 17 approaches will be utilized only in the event that adverse winds preclude the use of RWY 35. In the event that RWY 17 is used, aircraft will be radar vectored to north of BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL airport and positioned for a straight - in approach to RWY 17 either by Visual approach or RNAV GNSS approach.

DEPARTURE RWY 35:

DEPARTURE RWY 17:

OBKH AD 2.23  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Preferred operations: RWY 35 arrivals, RWY 17 departures.

OBKH AD 2.24  CHARTS RELATED TO AN AERODROME

Chart name

Page

AERODROME GROUND MOVEMENT

AD 2-OBKH-13

SID - ICAO RWY 17 / 35

AD 2-OBKH-15

IAC - ICAO RWY 17 RNAV GNSS ALL ACFT CAT

AD 2-OBKH-17

IAC - ICAO RWY 35 ILS DME ALL ACFT CAT

AD 2-OBKH-19

IAC - ICAO RWY 35 RNAV GNSS ALL ACFT CAT

AD 2-OBKH-21

RNAV (GNSS) WAYPOINTS RWY 17 / 35 IFP

AD 2-OBKH-23