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Flight Operations to Cannes Film Festival

Jimmy Gadallah | - 05/10/2017
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Flight Operations to Cannes Film Festival: The Cannes Film Festival kicks off today and runs until May 28 – here’s the information you’ll need to successfully plan a mission to Cote d’Azur or Mandelieu airports. 

Nice Cote d’Azur Airport
  • IATA: NCE
  • ICAO: LFMN
  • Latitude / longitude: N 43° 39.9′ E 07° 12.9′
  • Mag Var: 0°E
  • Elevation: 14′
  • Fuel: Jet A-1
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST
Operational Information
  • Overflight and landing permits are not required for private flights
  • Non-scheduled commercial flights require overflight and landing permits
  • An AOC / General Declaration is needed
  • Slot approval must be requested in advance and by an agent to secure slots
  • There is a special form request for charter flights
  • Jet A1 is readily available
Cannes – Mandelieu Airport
  • IATA: CEQ
  • ICAO: LFMD
  • Latitude / longitude: N43° 32.47’ E006° 57.25’
  • Elevation 14 ft
  • Magnetic Variation 0° E
  • Fuel types: Jet A1 / Avgas
  • Time Zone Info: GMT+1:00 uses DST
Operational Information
  • There is limited parking availability
  • Slots and prior permission required (PPR) are mandated for LFMD for the May 17-29 period
  • Airport slots will be needed for all arrivals/departures at LFMD along with PPR for parking
  • During this period any schedule changes of more than 20 minutes will require cancellation of approved slots and the need to reapply
  • CIQ clearance is always accomplished in the main terminal and the process is usually quick
  • Airport operating hours: 0600 local to the latest of 1800 or Sunset + 30 minutes
  • Longest Runway: 5051 Ft

Note: 

  • This is prohibited for Jet ACFT with more than 35t MTOW and propeller ACFT more than 22t MTOW
  • The pilots must prepare their flight with the greatest care before coming to Cannes Mandelieu, airport classified as category B.
  • Mandatory pilots’ briefing: www.briefing.cannes.aeroport.fr
  • Apron saturation will be announced through NOTAM
  • For more specifications, please see www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr
NOTAMs

LFMD APT  R1001/17    17 17MAY0000/17 28MAY2359

CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2017 – AIP SUP 075/17 :

SUBJECT : CREATION OF A TEMPORARY RESTRICTED AREA.

THIS AIP SUP IS AVAILABLE ON WWW.SIA.AVIATION-CIVILE.GOUV.FR.

SFC

1000FT AMSL

LFMD APT B1407/17    17 17MAY0000/17 29MAY2159

MONACO GRAND PRIX AND CANNES INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – AIRAC

AIP SUP 039/17 :

SUBJECT : AIRPORT USE RESTRICTIONS.

THIS AIP SUP IS AVAILABLE ON WWW.SIA.AVIATION-CIVILE.GOUV.FR.

LFMD APT  B1406/17    17 17MAY0000/17 29MAY2159

TRIGGER NOTAM – AIRAC AIP SUP 039/17 IN FORCE ON 17 MAY 2017 :

AIRPORT USE RESTRICTIONS DUE TO MONACO GRAND PRIX AND CANNES

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.

LFMD APT B8337/16    17 01JAN0000/17 30JUN2359

SID J SUSPENDED.

LFMD APT  B5345/16    16 23AUG0913/     PERM

AIRPLANES TKOF ON RWY 17/35 PROHIBITED FROM TWY A3 AND A5.

LFMD APT B1447/16    16 16MAR1400/     PERM

24HR LONG TAF MODIFIED:

0303-0909-1515 CNL 1900 UTC HIVER

0303-0909-1515 CNL 2100 UTC ETE

AD WARNING MESSAGE (MAA) MODIFIED:

0300-1900 UTC WINTER

0300-2100 UTC SUMMER

REF AIP GEN 3.5

For more information, contact dxb@uas.aero

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