UK Aeronautical Information Services

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AFS: EGGNYNYX

AIP Supplement United Kingdom

Aeronautical Information Service

AIP SUP 028/2020

Effective 30 JUL 2020


Notes

(a) All times are UTC.
(b) References are to the UK AIP.
(c) Information, where applicable,
should also be used to amend
appropriate charts.

  EGHT — TRESCO HELIPORT HELIPORT NEW AIP ENTRY

EGHT AD 3.2 HELIPORT GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA
1

ARP coordinates and site at AD

Lat: 495644N Long: 0061953W
2

Direction and distance from city

1.5 NM north of Hugh Town, Isle of Scilly

3

Elevation / Reference temperature / Mean Low Temperature

20 FT / 2 °C / -
4

Geoid undulation at AD ELEV PSN

176 FT
5

Magnetic Variation / Annual Change

1.47°W (2022) / 0.20°E

6

AD Administration

TRESCO HELIPORT

 

Address

Tresco, Isles of Scilly, TR24 0QQ

 

Telephone

01720-422970 (Tresco Estates)

  

07833-096375 (Tresco Estates Mobile).

 Fax

01720-423529 (Tresco Estates)

 Emailheliportmanager@tresco.co.uk
7

Type of Traffic permitted (IFR/VFR)

VFR

8

Remarks

EGHT AD 3.3 OPERATIONAL HOURS
1Heliport Operator

0800-1730 (0700-1630)

2Customs and Immigration

By arrangement of airfield operator

3Health and sanitation

4AIS Briefing Office

5ATS Reporting Office (ARO)

6MET Briefing Office

As AD hours.

7Air Traffic Service

AGCS only Channel ID 118.205

8Fuelling

9Handling

As AD hours.

10Security 
11De-icing

12Remarks

Aerodrome is PPR. Tel 01720-422970/07833-096375

EGHT AD 3.4 HANDLING SERVICES AND FACILITIES
1

Cargo handling facilities

 
2

Fuel and oil types

3

Fuelling facilities/capacity

4De-icing facilities 
5

Hangar space for visiting helicopter

Parking Available.
6

Repair facilities for visiting helicopter

 
7Remarks

Aircraft parking available. Overnight or during the day.

EGHT AD 3.5 PASSENGER FACILITIES
1Hotels

2Restaurants

Restaurants on the island.

3Transportation

Transfers available to accommodation.

4Medical facilities

5Bank and Post Office

Tresco Stores

6Tourist Office

7Remarks

Small private island facilities all close by.

EGHT AD 3.6 RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES
1

AD category for fire fighting services

RFF Category H2

2

Rescue equipment

Water rescue facilities available for 08/26 during opening hours.

3

Capability for removal of disabled aircraft

Tresco Heliport
4

Remarks

External rescue agencies available on request.
EGHT AD 3.7 SEASONAL AVAILABILITY - CLEARING

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EGHT AD 3.8 APRONS, TAXIWAYS AND CHECK LOCATIONS/POSITIONS DATA
1

Apron/ helicopter stands surface and strength

Grass/ Compounded ground.

2

Ground taxiway width, surface and designation

 
3

Air taxiway width and designation

45 M FATO 08/26
4

Altimeter checkpoint location and elevation

5

VOR checkpoints

 
6

INS checkpoints

 
7

Remarks

No helicopter ground taxi available.
EGHT AD 3.9 MARKINGS AND MARKERS
1

Final approach and take-off markings

TLOF at westerly end of FATO

2

Taxiway, air taxiway and air transit route markers

 
3RemarksSafety Area and FATO combined and marked with inlaid concrete markers. The landing TLOF is marked with L-shaped concrete markers at the westerly end of the FATO. No shutting down on this TLOF.
Shutting down and short stay parking is on stand 1 on the north side of the airfield.
There are no runway designators or ‘H’s at either end of the FATO
EGHT AD 3.10 HELIPORT OBSTACLES
In circling area and at aerodrome
Obstacle ID/ DesignationObstacle
Type
Obstacle
Position
Elevation/HeightObstruction
Lighting Type/Colour
Remarks
123456
 

ANEMOMETER

495642.49N 0061948.82W46 FT 

No

 
 

WINDSOCK

495640.83N 0061958.83W23 FT 

No

 
10 EGHT AD 3.11 METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED
1

Associated MET Office

MET OFFICE EXETER
2

Hours of service

MET Office outside hour

As AD hours
3

Office responsible for TAF preparation

Periods of validity

Culdrose
4

Trend forecast

Interval of issuance

 
5

Briefing/consultation provided

As AD hours
6

Flight documentation

Language(s) used

English
7

Charts and other information available for briefing or

consultation

 
8

Supplementary equipment available for providing information

 
9

ATS units provided with information

 
10

Additional information (limitation of service, etc.)

 
11 EGHT AD 3.12 HELIPORT DATA
1

Heliport type

Level Surface

2

TLOF dimensions

TLOF: 20 M x 20 M

3

FATO, GEO bearing

08: 074.00°
26: 254.00°
4

FATO dimensions and surface type

08/26: Surface: Grass. On compact ground.

5

TLOF surface and bearing strength

Surface: Grass

6

Co-ordinates of geometric centre TLOF or threshold of FATO

TLOF 495644N 0061953W FATO 08: 495642.10N 0062003.72W FATO 26: 495645.32N 0061945.95W
7

TLOF and/ or FATO elevation and slope

FATO 08: 20 FTFATO 26: 8 FT TLOF HELIPAD 11 FT AMSL at 'H'/Slope 1%
8

Safety area dimensions

346 M x 45 M
9

Helicopter clearway dimensions

08: Clearway 362 M x 45 M. East/West.
26: Clearway 362 M x 45 M. East/West.

10

Obstacle-free sector

11

Remarks

12 EGHT AD 3.13 DECLARED DISTANCES
Declared DistanceTODAHRTODAHLDAHRemarks
12345
08

356 M

362 M

352 M

 
26

346 M

362 M

362 M

 
13 EGHT AD 3.14 APPROACH AND FATO LIGHTING
1Approach lighting system type, length, intensity 
2Type of visual approach slope indicator system 
3FATO area lighting characteristics and location 
4Aiming point lighting characteristics and location

5TLOF lighting system characteristics and location 
6Remarks 
14 EGHT AD 3.15 OTHER LIGHTING, SECONDARY POWER SUPPLY
1

Heliport BCN location, characteristics and hours of operation

 
2

WDI location and lighting

Anemometer: 495642.49N 0061948.82W
3

TWY edge and centre line lighting

 
4

Secondary power supply/switch-over time

Back-up generator. Switch over time 1 minute.

5

Remarks

Flashing red lights on the terminal and around the field on every aircraft arrival and departure.
15 EGHT AD 3.16 AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES AIRSPACE
Designation and
lateral limits
Vertical LimitsAirspace ClassATS unit callsign/
language
Transition AltitudeHours of applicabilityRemarks
1234567

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16 EGHT AD 3.17 AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

Service
Designation

CallsignChannel(s)SATVOICE
number(s)
Logon Address

Hours of Operation

Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

OTHER

TRESCO RADIO

118.205 MHzA/G frequency.

As AD hours.
Extended opening by request.

Prior permission and ETA needed for radio to be manned.

17 EGHT AD 3.18 RADIO NAVIGATION AND LANDING AIDS
Type of Aid
CAT of ILS/MLS
MAG Var/VOR Declination
IdentFrequencyHours of OperationPosition of transmitting antenna coordinatesElevation of DME transmitting antennaRemarks
1234567

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18 EGHT AD 3.19 LOCAL HELIPORT REGULATIONS

GROUND MOVEMENT

  1. Not applicable.

HELICOPTER OPERATIONS

  1. Not applicable

WARNINGS

  1. Line of trees 50 M to the North and parallel to the strip 30 FT. AGL

  2. .Great Rock 100 M southeast, 40 FT. AGL.
19 EGHT AD 3.20 NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

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20 EGHT AD 3.21 FLIGHT PROCEDURES
  1. Pilots are to avoid overflying a bird nesting site located 500 M to the Southeast of the heliport by not approaching from that direction.

21 EGHT AD 3.22 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  1. Not applicable

22 EGHT AD 3.23 CHARTS RELATED TO A HELIPORT