Fua'amotu International

IATA/ICAO CODE: TBU/
CITY: Nuku'alofa
COUNTRY: Tonga

AIRPORT CONTACT

No changes reported by the airport in 2011
Verify information below with the airport


Name: Viliami Ma’ake Kinitoni Mafi
Title: Secretary for Civil Aviation Deputy Managing Director
Airport: Fua'amotu Fua'amotu
Address:

P.O. Box 845
Queen Salote Road
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
P.O. Box 845
Queen Salote Road
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Phone: +676 24144 or 676 24045 +676 24144 or 676 23401
Fax: +676 24145 +676 24145 or 676 24296
Email: vmaake@mca.gov.to kmafi@mca.gov.to
info@mca.gov.to
info@infotech.tbu.to
Airport Web Site: www.mca.gov.to

ELEVATION: 126 ft.
RUNWAY INFORMATION
Orientation
Length (m)
Displaced
Threshold (m)
Glide Slope(deg)
Width (m)
11/29
2671
-
3
45
17/35
1509
17/240
35/345
-
115

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES - NONE

CONTINUOUS DESCENT ARRIVAL (CDA) - NONE

AIRPORT CURFEWS
Hours of operation, 0630-1930 daily except Sunday. Any extension requires
prior approval from the Secretary of Civil Aviation and must be made 48
hours prior to operation. A surcharge of T$400 per hour is applied to all
operations outside the operational hours effective from 01 May 2003. Operations are not permitted on Sunday except in an emergency or within 48 hours of prior approval.

PREFERENTIAL RUNWAYS
Runway 17/35 available for local aircraft only, except in emergency or by prior permission, 24 hour prior notice.

OPERATING QUOTA - NONE

ENGINE RUN-UP RESTRICTIONS
Not permitted on apron.

APU OPERATING RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE BUDGET RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE SURCHARGE- NONE

Landing Charges as Follows:

Landing fees are charged on the maximum permissable take-off weight of
the aircraft authorized by the Aircraft Flight Manual or other equivalent
document rounded to the nearest 1 tonne. (Amounts shown are in Tonga
Currency)

Domestic Operations - T$3.50 per tonne

International Operations
B747 Series T$4197.00
MD11/DC10 Series T$2976.00
B767 Series T$1908.00
B737 Series T$ 687.00
All other aircraft types T$ 10.90 per tonne

The landing charges detailed in the schedule above are inclusive off all
terminal navigational aid charges.

The following surchrges are in addition to the landing fees when flights
operate between sunset and sunrise:

a) If a night landing is made between sunset and sunrise and
the takeoff is made within one hour of that landing, a fixed
charge of T$50.00 will be made; and

b) If the duration of an aircraft on the ground after sunset
and before sunrise exceeds the period specified in part a)
above, each additional hour or part thereof shall be charged at
T$35.00

NOISE MITIGATION/LAND USE PLANNING PROGRAM INFORMATION
Type of Program
Date Implemented
Status
Sound Insulation (Residences and Public Buildings)
-
NIL
Purchase Assurance for Homeowners Located Within the Airport Noise Contours
-
NIL
Avigation Easements
-
-
Zoning Laws
-
-
Real Estate/Property Disclosure Laws
-
-
Acquire Land for Noise Compatibility to date
-
-
Population within each noise contour level relative to aircraft operations
-

-

Airport Noise Contour Overlay Maps
-
-
Total Cost of Noise Mitigation Programs to Date
-

-

Source of Noise Mitigation Program Funding for Aircraft Noise
-
-

NOISE MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

FLIGHT TRACK MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

NOISE MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

NOISE LEVEL LIMITS - NONE

CHAPTER 2 RESTRICTIONS - NONE

CHAPTER 2 PHASEOUT

This airport is located in a country that is an ICAO Contracting State. It is not known if this country adopted the ICAO recommendation (Resolution A28-3) for the phase out of Chapter 2 airplanes.

CHAPTER 3 RESTRICTIONS - NONE