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AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION SERVICES
CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY OF MALAYSIA
NO. 27, PERSIARAN PERDANA
LEVEL 1-4, PODIUM BLOCK, PRECINCT 4,
62618 PUTRAJAYA
MALAYSIA

Tel: 6-03-8871 4000

Fax: 6-03-8881 0530

AFS: WMKKYAYS

Email: ais@caam.gov.my

URL: aip.caam.gov.my

AIP Supplement for Malaysia

AIP SUP

11/2020

Effective from 12 OCT 2020

to 20 OCT 2020

Published on 15 SEP 2020

  AIRSPACE CLOSURE KUALA LUMPUR FIR
MAJOR ROYAL MALAYSIA AIR FORCE (RMAF) AIR DEFENCE EXERCISE
120100UTC to 201600UTC OCTOBER 2020

1  INTRODUCTION

1.1  Exercise Paradise 7/2020 will take place within the Kuala Lumpur FIR from 120100UTC to 201600UTC October 2020. Exercise Airspace, as defined at Paragraph 2 and depicted on Annex A, will be closed for specified periods to civil and non-exercise military aircraft.

2  EXERCISE AIRSPACE

2.1  Kuantan Approach shall be the coordinating authority for the Exercise Airspace. Kuantan Approach will release the Exercise Airspace back for civil use within the ADEX window period if not required.

2.2  The Exercise Airspace encompasses portions of the Kuala Lumpur FIR, as described below and depicted at Annex A to this AIP Supplement.

Area (boundary)Vertical LimitAffected Route
2.2.1

ADEX AREA (WMR 109 AND EXTENDED EASTERN)

053002.00N 1022354.00E - 045212.00N 1023859.00E -035949.00N 1021152.00E - 040240.98N 1014721.10E -043930.72N 1011432.19E - 052015.99N 1010200.24E -053224.73N 1020408.19E

(Excluding Ipoh CTR below 11000FT).

* Military exercise aircraft will operate and maintain a lateral buffer of 5 NM within the ADEX Area.

GND toFL500

G466

Y345

Y346

Y514

2.2.2

WMR109

From 052217N 1010347E straight line to 053402N 1020034E to 053308N 1020232E to 040241N 1014721E to 043931N 1011432E to 051828N 1010256E to 052217N 1010347E.

GND to FL500

Within Ipoh CTR:11000FT to FL500

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2.2.3

ADEX Transit Corridor : Gong Kedak CTR – ADEX Area

053038.67N 1020950.47E - 054925.93N 1022649.19E - 054612.70N 1023040.69E - 052947.01N 1021549.42E

6,000FT to10,000FT

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2.2.4

ADEX Transit Corridor : Kuantan TMA – ADEX Area

042800.82N 1022627.15E - 034806.48N 1031410.65E - 034416.15N 1031056.98E - 042327.01N 1022405.52E

6,000FT to10,000FT

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2.2.5

DZ NANGKA

10 NM radius of 045153.00N 1004300.00E

GND to 10,000FT

W540

2.3  Schedule flight may expect delays and radar vector during the ADEX window period as listed in the schedule in Annex B.

2.4  During the ADEX window period, WMR102B shall not be activated.

3  SUSPENSION OF OPERATIONS ON SEGMENTS OF ATS ROUTE

3.1  All aircraft movements within the following ATS Route segments will be temporarily suspended throughout the exercise period. Flights which would normally flight plan to operate along these route segments will plan via the alternate route instead:

ATS RouteAffected SegmentAlternate Route
G466

VKB to 79DME VKL

VKB M751/W540 to 045202.80N 1024956.43E to intercept R208 till 035102N 1021857E DCT PULIP G466 and vice versa

Y345

MATSU to GUGIT

R208 to 045202.80N 1024956.43E M751/W540 VKB

Y514

EMPUR to GUPAR

Y514 EMPUR DCT 053232.50N 1023345.90E (GUGIT) DCT 045202.80N 1024956.43E DCT GUPAR Y514

Y346

LASOB to PULIP

VKR R208 till 035102N 1021857E DCT PULIP G466

W540VKB to GUGIT from
7,500FT to 10,000FT.

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4  REQUESTS FOR CLEARANCES INTO EXERCISE AIRSPACE

4.1  The intense aerial activities pose a threat and potentially hazardous to civil aircraft operation. Therefore, civil and non-exercise military aircraft should not enter/operate into Exercise Airspace during period of activity.

4.2  However, in the event that diversion into Exercise Airspace is unavoidable due to excessive weather or emergency, Air Traffic Service Unit (ATSU) shall liaise with the coordinating authority (Kuantan Approach) for approval. All clearance shall be in accordance to the condition(s) imposed by the coordinating authority. Pilots of such flights shall conform strictly to the ATC clearance issued.

5  IDENTIFICATION OF NON-EXERCISE AIRCRAFT

5.1  All non-exercise SSR transponder-equipped aircraft when operating in the Kuala Lumpur FIR during the exercise period shall have their transponders set to their allocated SSR codes. If a code has not been allocated, they should set Mode 3/A Code 2000.

6  RESTRICTIONS AND PROCEDURES

6.1  BUTTERWORTH TMA, KUANTAN TMA AND GONG KEDAK CTR

6.1.1  Butterworth TMA : SFC to FL245

Kuantan TMA : SFC to FL245

Gong Kedak CTR : SFC to 4,500FT

6.1.2  Butterworth and Gong Kedak ATC will provide separation and co-ordination between exercise traffic and prior notified non-exercise traffic throughout the period of activation.

6.1.3  Regular scheduled civil traffic will be coordinated with exercise traffic to permit normal operation where possible within the Butterworth and Kuantan TMAs. However, some routing restrictions can be expected during the period of the exercise.

6.2  Non-scheduled civil and non-exercise military traffic will be able to operate within Butterworth TMA and Gong Kedak CTR provided that prior permission is obtained in accordance with AIP Malaysia AD 1.1 – 1 and AD 1.1 – 2.

6.2.1  Scheduled civil flights that are unable to adhere to their published timings are to notify the Joint Air Traffic Control Centre (JATCC) through the appropriate ATCC Watch Manager as soon as delays are identified prior to departure.

7  COORDINATION TELEPHONE AND FACSIMILE NUMBERS

UnitContact Details
Kuala Lumpur ACCPhone:

+603 – 7846 5458

+603 – 7847 3573

Fax:+603 – 7847 3572
Kuantan ApproachPhone:+609 – 538 5232
JATCCPhone:+603 – 7846 2123
Fax:+603 – 7846 5605
Kota Bharu TowerPhone:+609 – 7739 026
Butterworth ApproachPhone:+604 – 331 9740
Gong Kedak TowerPhone:+609 – 6974 668
Squadron 320 Air Defence (Kuantan)Phone:

+609 – 540 2501

+609 – 540 2502

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Figure 1. EXERCISE AREA CHART ANNEX A
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Figure 2. EXERCISE AREA CHART ANNEX B
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