Kuwait International Airport

IATA/ICAO CODE: KWI/OKBK
CITY:  
COUNTRY: Kuwait

AIRPORT CONTACT

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Name: Eng. Zuhair A. Al Zamel
Title:
Deputy Director General Kuwait International Airport Affairs
Airport: Kuwait International Airport Affairs
Address:



Directorate General of Civil Aviation
(17) Safat
13001
Kuwait
Phone: +965 475 7537
Fax: +965 433 2222
Email: ais1@kuwait-airport.com.kw

Name: Yaqoup Y. Al Sager
Title:
President of Civil Aviation
Airport: Kuwait International Airport
Address:



Directorate General of Civil Aviation
(17) Safat
13001
Kuwait
Phone: +965 471 9847
Fax: +965 431 6830/472 0711
Email: yalsager@kuwait-airport.com.kw
Airport Web Site: www.kuwait-airport.com.kw

ELEVATION: 210 ft.
RUNWAY INFORMATION
Orientation
Length (ft)
Displaced
Threshold (ft)
Glide Slope(deg)
Width (ft)
15R/33L
11152
-
3
148
15L/33R
11483
-
3
148

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES - NONE

CONTINUOUS DESCENT ARRIVAL (CDA) - NONE

AIRPORT CURFEWS
Non certified aircraft are not allowed to operate between 1830 and 0530 UTC daily.


PREFERENTIAL RUNWAYS
Runway 33L

OPERATING QUOTA - NONE

ENGINE RUN-UP RESTRICTIONS
If requested by pilot, at the gate, low power is permitted at the stand, provided there is no A/C close to the stand.

APU OPERATING RESTRICTIONS - NONE

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
The equipment used is B&K type 4921, B&K bype 2607, B&K type 2305 and B&K 4420.

FLIGHT TRACK MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

NOISE LEVEL LIMITS - NONE

CHAPTER 2 RESTRICTIONS - UNKNOWN

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

COMMENTS
Two studies on noise resulting from aircraft operations have been conducted at Kuwait International Airport. The first study was made in January 1977 by the department concerned in the Ministry of public health and the second study was made in March 1992 by Netherlands Airport Consultants (NACO).

The first study, noise resulting from aircraft operations was recorded within the boundary of the airport at both ends of the runway and another at the major part of the runway. This was done to indicate the effect of aircraft movements on the acoustic environment in the vicinity, and their contribution to the noise pollution in the residential areas near the airport. It is worth mentioning that the specific effect on the acoustic environment due to aircraft movement, resulting from flyover of aircraft. The following table is the mean noise level exceeded for the specific percentage of the time during the 24 hour within the boundary of the airport and a motor-way close to the airport:
In
Noise
Percentile
Traffic
N=5
Landing
N=2
Take-off
N=1
L95 49.9 43.6 44.0
L90 52.5 45.3 45.0
L50 60.7 52.3 51.2
L10 76.8 63.9 61.8
L5 77.7 66.7 66.8
CNEL
Min 74.2 43.1 -
Mean 77.2 75.8 75.8
Max 78.4 78.6 -
The second study, done in March 1992 by NACO who was preparing the master plan for the airport, part of which was provided to us, consists of departure contours, and a chart for land use compatibility.