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Local Rules at Portuguese Airports

GENERAL INFORMATION 

  • SCR’s filled in turnaround format using IATA aircraft subtypes only with dates and times strictly in UTC (according to IATA SSIM manual, chapter 6).
  • GA/BA requests submitted as GCR filled in turnaround format (according to IATA SSIM Manual, Appendix K)
  • Portuguese handling agents - creator’s reference as /FLT and data lines filled according to a range of numbers (call sign GN) assigned by the Coordinator in this case registration is mandatory on the data line of GCR messages.
  • Other operators shall use the creator’s reference as /FLT or /REG to indicate a registration or flight number.
  • Suffix “X” is not accepted in flight number (due to system procedures).
  • Sanctions for non-compliance with rules applied by Civil Aviation, ANAC. Please see Decree-Law 10/2004Decree-Law 109/2008 and Decree-Law 96/2018



AIRPORTS

LISBON (LIS/LPPT)
OUT OF OFFICE HOURS
Please see PORTUGUESE AIP 1.2.2/1.2.2.1.1
Weekdays from 18h00 to 08h00 LT and weekends - requests must be sent to LISANXH@ana.pt

PARKING

  • Due to aircraft parking stands shortage at Lisbon Airport, there are restrictions for non-based and based operators. Pls see NOTAM A0365/16 and AIP PORTUGAL LPPT AD.2.20.5
  • Limited number of slots between 00h00 and 06h00LT in accordance with the noise regulations as per Decree-Law 259/2005 . Pls check also AIP 2.20.1.
  • Aircraft with ICAO Code above E, A-340 and B777-300 require previous coordination with the Airport Operations Management ( pls check Declared Capacities)
  • Night slots: please see Decree-law 259/05 and AIP LPPT AD 2.20.1

      − Arrivals: from 00h05 to  06h00 "block" LT (on block time: arrival time on stand)
      − Departures: from 23h55 to 05h50 "block”  LT (off block time: ready for taxi from stand)
  
    − Limited number of night movements
  
    − Aircraft operation based on measurements of the noise levels of the aircraft in decibels (EPNdB) at 3 different points:
o   Take off or Flyover
o   Approach to landing
o   Sideline

PORTO (OPO/LPPR)
OUT OF OFFICE HOURS
Please see PORTUGUESE AIP 1.2.2/1.2.2.1.1
Weekdays from 18h00 to 08h00 LT and weekends - requests must be sent to OPOKAXH@ana.pt

PARKING

  • Non-based Airlines: 48 hours max ground time  (declared capacities) 
  • Parking extension may be granted by the Airport Management through a slot request submitted exclusively to the Slot Coordination who will reply to the operator.
  • Night slots: Detailed information - pls check Ordinance 831/07

    − Arrivals: from 00h05 to 06h00 "block" LT (on block time: arrival time on stand)
    − Departures: from 23h55 to 05h50 "block" LT(off block time: ready for taxi from stand)
    − Limited number of night movements
    − Aircraft operation based on measurements of the noise levels of the aircraft in decibels (EPNdB) at 3 different points:
o   Take off or Flyover
o   Approach to landing
o   Sideline

 

MADEIRA (FNC/LPMA)
OUT OF OFFICE HOURS
Please see PORTUGUESE AIP 1.2.2/1.2.2.1.1
Weekdays from 18h00 to 08h00 LT and weekends - requests must be sent to FNCKAXH@ana.pt
Night Slots: Detailed information - pls check Ordinance 69/2007
    − Arrivals: from 00h05 to 06h00 "block" LT (on block time: arrival time on stand)
    − Departures: from 23h55 to 05h50 "block" LT(off block time: ready for taxi from stand)
    − Limited number of night movements
    − Aircraft operation based on measurements of the noise levels of the aircraft in decibels (EPNdB) at 3 different points:
o   Take off or Flyover
o   Approach to landing
o   Sideline

FARO (FAO/LPFR)
OUT OF OFFICE HOURS
Please see PORTUGUESE AIP 2.1/1.2.2.1.1
Weekdays from 18h00 to 08h00 LT and weekends- requests must be sent to FAOKAXH@ana.pt

PARKING
  • Summer only: Non based aircraft: 72 hours maximum ground time (FAO AIP 2.20.8.4.2)
  • Parking extension may be granted by the Airport Management through a slot request submitted exclusively to the Slot Coordination which will reply to the operator.
  • Training flights must have prior approval from the airport before operating, an authorization may be granted through a slot request submitted exclusively to the Slot Coordination who will reply to the operator. Please see AIS Portugal JANEIRO2016.
  •  Arrival or departure of Ultralight Flights is only authorized for based aircraft CS-UNB.
  • Night Slots:  Faro airport is closed from 00h00 to 06h00 LT. Please see Decree-Law 293/2003
       

      PONTA DELGADA (PDL/LPPD)
      OUT OF OFFICE HOURS
      Please see PORTUGUESE AIP 1.2.2/1.2.2.1.1
      From 1800 to 0800 (weekdays) and weekend- requests must be sent to PDLKAXH@ana.pt
      Night slots:  Detailed information in Decree-Law 09/2007 and Ordinance 56/2007 
         − Arrivals: from 00h05 to 06h00 "block" LT (on block time: arrival time on stand)
         − Departures: from 23h55 to 05h50 "block" LT(off block time: ready for taxi from stand)
         − Limited number of night movements
         − Aircraft operation based on measurements of the noise levels of the aircraft in decibels (EPNdB) at 3 different points:
      o   Take off or Flyover
      o   Approach to landing
      o   Sideline