O.R. Tambo International (Johannesburg International)

IATA/ICAO CODE: JNB/FAJS
CITY: Johannesburg
COUNTRY: South Africa

AIRPORT CONTACT

Information updated by the airport 2/2011

Name: Justeyn van Zyl
Title: Senior Airport Planner
Airport: O.R. Tambo International
Address:




Corporate Office
Airports Company South Africa Limited
Private Bag X1
Johannesburg
South Africa
Phone: +27 11 723 1531
Fax: +27 86 605 7490
Email: Justeyn.vanZyl@airports.co.za
Airport Web Site: www.airports.co.za

ELEVATION: 5559 ft
RUNWAY INFORMATION
Orientation
Length (ft)
Displaced
Threshold (ft)
Glide Slope(deg)
Width (ft)
03R/21L
11155
-
-
197
03L/21R
14495
21R/1475.38
-
197
Runway 15/33 has been converted to a taxiway called "Echo"

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

Information provided by the Airports Company South Africa

The following procedures will be in force at the listed airport:
(Please note that this procedure was issued by south African Airways for SAA aircraft).

Bloemfontein Airport
Cape Town International Airport
Durban International Airport
East London Airport
George Airport
O.R. Tambo International (Johannesburg)
Port Elizabeth Airport
Wonderboom Airport
(Pretoria) Lanseria Airport

These procedures apply to jet and turbo-jet aeroplanes. These procedures may be disregarded if:

At 3000ft AGL or when leveled off by ATC, or when leveled by the Standard Instrument Departure (SID).

Take-Off to 1500 ft AGL





Take-off power
Take-off flap
Climb at V2 + 10 to 20 knots or as limited by body angle.
Note: Dependant on aeroplane type, the take-off power/thrust may be reduced at a lower height.
At 1500 ft AGL

Reduce thrust (if not already reduced) to not less than Climb power/thrust.
At 1500 ft AGL to 3000 ft AGL Climb at V2 + 10 to 20 knots.
At 3000 ft AGL

Accelerate smoothly to en-route climb speed with flap retraction on schedule.
No jet aircraft are to use RWY or TWY intersection for take-off at any airport within the RSA between the hours of 2000-0400 UTC.

CONTINUOUS DESCENT ARRIVAL (CDA) - NONE

AIRPORT CURFEWS
The following temporary measures are in place to limit the impact of aircraft noise:

Intersection Departures - use of noisy aircraft and late evening and early morning flights are discouraged

Residential and noise sensitive developments within certain noise zones are not allowed.

PREFERENTIAL RUNWAYS - NONE

OPERATING QUOTA - NONE

ENGINE RUN-UP RESTRICTIONS
Engine run-ups are discouraged late evening and early morning hours.

APU OPERATING RESTRICTIONS
None, but the ACSA recently installed fixed ground power units (400Hz)on 13 aircraft stands.

NOISE BUDGET RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE SURCHARGE - NONE

NOISE MITIGATION/LAND USE PLANNING PROGRAM INFORMATION
Type of Program
Date Implemented
Status
Sound Insulation (Residences and Public Buildings)
-
-
Purchase Assurance for Homeowners Located Within the Airport Noise Contours
-
-
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
Investigations are currently in progress to procure a noise monitoring system. A noise complaints hotline was also established for the public to inform the airport of abnormal high noise levels.

FLIGHT TRACK MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

NOISE LEVEL LIMITS
New developments are evaluated in consultation with ACSA.  Noise contours (INM) for OR Tambo International Airport that was developed as part of the Master Plan Process are being used to evaluate these developments.

CHAPTER 2 RESTRICTIONS

See information via the link under Chapter 2 Phase out.

CHAPTER 2 PHASEOUT
The phase-out of Chapter 2 aircraft over a period of 10 years is proposed in the draft policy on aircraft noise and engine emissions.

Countries or Regions that Have Implemented Stage 2/Chapter 2 Noise Phase Out Rules

CHAPTER 3 RESTRICTIONS - NONE