WBKW  —  TAWAU

WBKW  AD 2.1  AERODROME LOCATION INDICATOR AND NAME

WBKW  —  TAWAU

WBKW  AD 2.2  AERODROME GEOGRAPHICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE DATA

1

ARP coordinates and site at AD

041839N 1180659E

Site: Between TWY A and TWY B (89.82M from RWY Centre line)

2

Direction and distance from (city)

25.78 KM (13.92 NM), Bearing 73°3' from Masjid Al-khautar, 31 KM by road
3

Elevation/Reference temperature

56.27 FT / 32°C

4Geoid undulation at AD ELEV PSN

+59 M

5

MAG VAR/Annual change

W (2023) / - 0° 5' 7" W decreasing

6

AD operator, address, telephone, telefax, e-mail address, AFS and website address

Operator:

Post:

Malaysia Airports Sdn. Bhd.
Tawau Airport
P.O. Box 60132
91011 Tawau
Sabah.

Tel:  +089 - 950777,+6089 - 950012 / 013 / 014

Fax:  +6089 - 950781

Email:  masb_twu@malaysiaairports.com.my

URL:  //www.malaysiaairports.com.my

ATC Services:

Post:

Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia
Tawau Airport
P.O. Box 379
91007 Tawau
Sabah
Malaysia

Tel:  +6089 - 950111 / +6089 - 950114 / +6089 - 950115

Tel:  +6089 - 950113 (Tower)

Fax:  +6089 - 950112 (Administration)

Fax:  +6089 - 950100 (Tower)

AFS:  WBKWZTZX

7

Types of traffic permitted (IFR/VFR)

IFR / VFR
8

Remarks

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.3  OPERATIONAL HOURS

1

AD Operator

2300 - 1400UTC Daily
2

Customs and immigration

Customs: 2300 - 1400

Immigration: 2300 - 1400

3

Health and sanitation

2300 - 1400
4

AIS Briefing Office

NIL

5

ATS Reporting Office (ARO)

2300 - 1400 Daily
6

MET Briefing Office

H24
7

ATS

2300 - 1400 Daily
8

Fuelling

2300 - 1400
9

Handling

Prior arrangement.
10

Security

H24
11

De-icing

NIL

12

Remarks

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.4  HANDLING SERVICES AND FACILITIES

1

Cargo-handling facilities

By arrangement with Malaysia Airline Berhad.
2

Fuel/oil types

Jet A1 Fuel
3

Fuelling facilities/capacity

Refuelling by bowser.
4

De-icing facilities

NIL

5

Hangar space for visiting aircraft

NIL

6

Repair facilities for visiting aircraft

NIL

7

Remarks

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.5  PASSENGER FACILITIES

1

Hotels

Hotels in town.
2

Restaurants

Airport restaurant.
3

Transportation

Bus and Taxi services.
4

Medical facilities

Hospital in town.
5

Bank and Post Office

Auto Teller Machine (ATM) at airport

Bank and Post Offices in town

6

Tourist Office

NIL

7

Remarks

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.6  RESCUE AND FIRE FIGHTING SERVICES

1

AD category for fire fighting

CAT 7

2

Rescue equipment

Adequately provided as recommended by ICAO
3

Capability for removal of disabled aircraft

With arrangement with the respective airline and ground handler
i) Largest aircraft - B762

4

Remarks

All Airport Fire Rescue Service (AFRS) personnel are to be well trained in rescue and firefighting as well as medical first aid.

WBKW  AD 2.7  SEASONAL AVAILABILITY - CLEARING

1

Types of clearing equipment

-
2

Clearance priorities

-
3

Remarks

-

WBKW  AD 2.8  APRONS, TAXIWAYS AND CHECK LOCATIONS/POSITIONS DATA

1Apron surface and strength

BAY 1,2,3,4 and 5

Surface: Concrete (Rigid)

Strength: PCN 65/R/C/W/T

BAY 6 and 6A

Surface: Asphalt (Flexible)

Strength: PCN 69/F/C/W/T

2Taxiway width, surface and strength

TWY A

Width: 23M

Surface: Asphalt (Flexible)

Strength: PCN 69/F/C/W/T

TWY B

Width: 22M

Surface: Asphalt (Flexible)

Strength: PCN 69/F/C/W/T

APRON TWY

Width: 24M

Surface: Asphalt (Flexible)

Strength: PCN 69/F/C/W/T

3

Altimeter checkpoint location and elevation

Location: At apron

Elevation: 16M

4

VOR checkpoints

VOR: TWY A and TWY B holding position. See AD chart
5

INS checkpoints

At aircraft parking stands (See AD 2-WBKW-2-3)

6

Remarks

B762 aircraft are only allowed to use TWY A to enter and exit the apron.

WBKW  AD 2.9  SURFACE MOVEMENT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEM AND MARKINGS

1

Use of aircraft stand ID signs, TWY guide lines and visual docking/parking guidance system of aircraft stands

Taxiing guidance signs at all intersection with TWY and RWY and at all RWY Holding positions.

Yellow taxiing guide lines at apron

Visual docking and guidance system for Bay 1 and 2

Nose wheel guidance lines for all parking bays.

2

RWY and TWY markings and LGT

RWY: Designation, threshold, side stripe, transverse stripe, touchdown zone, aiming point and centre line markings

RWY LGT: Edge, threshold, end and wing bar lights

TWY: Centre line, taxi side stripe, runway-holding position and VOR aerodrome checkpoint markings

TWY LGT: Center line, exit and edge lights

3

Stop bars

NIL

4

Remarks

Pilot to exercise caution when taxing to holding position

WBKW  AD 2.10  AERODROME OBSTACLES

In approach/TKOF areas

In circling area and at AD

Remarks

123

RWY NR/Area affected

Obstacle type

Elevation

Markings/LGT

Coordinates

Obstacle type

Elevation

Markings/LGT

Coordinates

abcab

06 /APCH

24 /TKOF

LOC ANTENNA, 63FT (19.2M).

Lighted, colour red.

041817N 1180629E

   
 

LOCATOR ANTENNA, 116FT (35.35M).

Lighted, colour red.

041759N 1180559E
   
 

WDI

16 M

Marked and lgtd.

041829.4N 1180654.8E

  

24/ APCH

06/ TKOF

GP ANTENNA, 87FT (26.5M).

Lighted, colour red.

041902N 1180750E

   
 

DVOR ANTENNA 70FT (21.25M).

Lighted, colour red.

041928N 1180824E
   
 

WDI

16 M

Marked and lgtd.

041907.8N 1180744.5E
   
Elevation of Obstacles within 10 NM radius from ARP

RWY / AREA

Affected

Obstacles Type, Elevation, Marking / Lighting Coordinates
Within 10 NM radius from ARP HILL, hgt 600FT (183M), brg 016° distance 5.2NM from ARP.
042347N 1180845E
HILL, hgt 700FT (214M), brg 034° distance 6.2NM from ARP.
042354N 1181042E
HILL, hgt 400FT (122M), brg 048° distance 6.3NM from ARP.
042300N 1181157E
HILL, hgt 324FT (99M), brg 102° distance 4.1NM from ARP.
041757N 1181118E
HILL, hgt 850FT (259M), brg 238° distance 8.6NM from ARP. Lighted.
041415N 1180005E
HILL, hgt 400FT (122M), brg 241° distance 6.4NM from ARP.
041544N 1180145E
HILL, hgt 1285FT (392M), brg 247° distance 9.5NM from ARP.
041508N 1175834E
HILL, hgt 600FT (183M), brg 251° distance 7.4NM from ARP.
041621N 1180022E
HILL, hgt 900FT (275M), brg 333° distance 5.3NM from ARP.
042332N 1180457E
TELECOMMUNICATION TOWER, Sungai Kawa, hgt 62M lighted
041920N 1180537E

WBKW  AD 2.11  METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED

1

Associated MET Office

AMS TAWAU

2

Hours of service

MET Office outside hours

H 24

3

Office responsible for TAF preparation

Periods of validity

AMO KOTA KINABALU

H 24 (0024 0606 1212 1818)

4

Trend forecast

Interval of issuance

-
5

Briefing/consultation provided

NIL

6

Flight documentation

Language(s) used

Charts, Tabular Form and Abbreviated Plain Language Text

English

7

Charts and other information available for briefing or consultation

No briefing and consultation but charts available upon request

8

Supplementary equipment available for providing information

Aviation Self-Briefing Terminal - ABT (Internet)

9

ATS units provided with information

Tawau Control Tower
10

Additional information (limitation of service, etc.)

Tel:  +6089 - 950560

Fax:  +6089 - 950568

Wind and RWY Visual Range (WRVR) System equipped for RWY24 and RWY06

WBKW  AD 2.12  RUNWAY PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Designations

RWY NR

TRUE &
MAG BRG

Dimensions of RWY(M)

Strength (PCN) and surface of RWY and SWY

THR coordinates

RWY end coordinates

THR geoid undulation

THR elevation and highest elevation of TDZ of precision APP RWY
123456
06 58.37° 2685 x 47

PCN 69/F/C/W/T

Asphalt (Flexible)

THR coordinates

041825.28N 1180641.96E

RWY end coordinates

041911.11N 1180756.07E

GUND: +59M

THR: 16M

24 238.37° 2685 x 47

PCN 69/F/C/W/T

Asphalt (Flexible)

THR coordinates

041911.11N 1180756.07E

RWY end coordinates

041825.28N 1180641.96E

GUND: +58.9M

THR: 11M

TDZ:11M

Slope of RWY-SWY

SWY dimensions (M)

CWY dimensions (M)Strip dimensions (M)OFZRemarks
789101112

-0.191%

60 x 47 180 x 150 2925 x 280

NIL

RESA 90 x 94

+0.191%

60 x 47 180 x 150 2925 x 280

NIL

RESA 90 x 94

WBKW  AD 2.13  DECLARED DISTANCES

RWY Designator

TORA

(M)

TODA

(M)

ASDA

(M)

LDA

(M)

Remarks

123456
06 2685 2865 2745 2685

NIL

24 2685 2865 2745 2685

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.14  APPROACH AND RUNWAY LIGHTING

RWY Designator

APCH LGT

type

LEN INTST

THR LGT

colour

WBAR

VASIS

(MEHT)

PAPI

TDZ, LGT

LEN

RWY Centre Line LGT

Length, spacing,

colour,

INTST

RWY edge LGT

LEN, spacing,

colour

INTST

RWY End LGT

colour

WBAR

SWY LGT

LEN (M)

colour

Remarks

12345678910
06

SALS

420 M

LIH

Green

Green

PAPI

Left

Slope

18.5 M

NIL

NIL

2685M

57M

Variable White/Yellow

LIH

Red

-

60M

Red

NIL

24

CAT1

900 M

LIH

Green

Green

PAPI

Left

Slope

17.9 M

NIL

NIL

2685M

57M

Variable White / Yellow

LIH

Red

-

60M

Red

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.15  OTHER LIGHTING, SECONDARY POWER SUPPLY

1

ABN/IBN location, characteristics and operational hours

ABN: Available on top of Control Tower

FLG: White 20 to 30 per minutes

IBN: Nil

1000 - 1400 UTC

2

LDI location and LGT

Anemometer location and LGT

LDI: NIL

Wind- direction indicator (WDI)

RWY 06: 400 M from THR on left side, 100 M from RWY centerline lighted.

RWY 24: 353 M from THR on left side, 100 M from RWY centerline lighted.

3

TWY edge and centre line lighting

TWY Edge - TWY A and TWY B

TWY Centre line - TWY A and TWY B

4

Secondary power supply/switch-over time

Secondary power supply: Available to all AGL at AD

Switch-over time: Maximum 15 seconds

5

Remarks

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.16  HELICOPTER LANDING AREA

1

Coordinates TLOF or THR of FATO

Geoid undulation

NIL

2

TLOF and/or FATO elevation M/FT

NIL

3

TLOF and FATO area dimensions, surface, strength, marking

NIL

4

True BRG of FATO

NIL

5

Declared distance available

NIL

6

APP and FATO lighting

NIL

7

Remarks

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.17  ATS AIRSPACE

1

Designation and lateral limits

TAWAU CTR

Commencing from 040800N 1173000E, clockwise along an arc of a circle 40NM radius centered on VTW DVOR/DME 041928.3N 1180823.7E, to 045841N 1175930E thence a straight line to 044247N 1184102E, thence along the arc of a circle 40NM radius centered on VTW DVOR/DME 041928.3N 1180823.7E to 040002N 1184327E thence along the Malaysian/Indonesian National boundary to 040800N 1173000E

2

Vertical limits

SFC to 11500 FT ALT
3

Airspace classification

C
4

ATS unit call sign

Language(s)

TAWAU RADAR / TAWAU TOWER

English

5

Transition altitude

11000 FT ALT
6

Remarks

TAWAU RADAR during Approach Radar service provision.

TAWAU TOWER during Approach Procedural service provision.

WBKW  AD 2.18  ATS COMMUNICATION FACILITIES

Service designation

Call sign

Frequency

Hours of operation

Remarks

12345
SMC TAWAU GROUND 121.9 MHZ2300 - 1400 
TWR TAWAU TOWER 122.5 MHZ
APP TAWAU RADAR 123.55 MHZ0100 - 1000

Radar service available between 0100 - 1000 UTC daily:

TAWAU TOWER shall be responsible for the provision of Air Traffic Services outside the above operation hours.

ATIS TAWAU TERMINAL INFORMATION 126.25 MHZ2300 - 1400

NIL

EMERGENCY FREQUENCY 121.50 MHZ

WBKW  AD 2.19  RADIO NAVIGATION AND LANDING AIDS

Type of aid, MAG VAR, CAT of ILS/MLS

(For VOR/ILS/MLS, give declination)

ID

Frequency

Hours of operation

Position of transmitting antenna coordinates

Elevation of DME transmitting antenna

Remarks

1234567
ILS/LOC ITWU 111.3 MHZH24
041817.2N
1180628.8E
- Alignment 238° / 058°
GP/DME -

332.3 MHZ

CH 50 X

041902.2N
1180749.9E
87 FT (26.5 M) GP 3° Co-located with DME
DVOR/DME VTW

115.6 MHZ

CH 103X

041928.3N
1180823.7E
65FT
(19.75 M)
Antenna Elevation: 11.95 M

WBKW  AD 2.20  LOCAL AERODROME REGULATION

2.20.1. Circuit Pattern
  1. RWY 06 - Right Hand Circuit.

  2. RWY 24 - Left Hand Circuit.

2.20.2. Engine run procedures for aircraft
  1. Fitted with Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)

    1. Aircraft shall start-up one engine.

    2. Push back shall commence after one engine has started up. Such engine shall be on idle power at push back.

    3. Start-up of other engine shall be made after push back and when the aircraft is position on the apron taxiway line.

  2. Not fitted with Auxiliary Power unit (APU) or when the APU is unserviceable

    1. Shall be permitted to start all engines before push back.

2.20.3. Parking for general aviation aircraft - refer to Aerodrome Chart.
2.20.4. Helicopter landing / take-off are confined to either runway or taxiway subject to air traffic requirement, thereafter air taxi to the helicopter stand.
2.20.5. Departing aircraft shall be pushed back onto the apron taxiway centreline and face North East or South West as directed by ATC.
2.20.6. Two way radio communication shall be established with Tawau Approach (123.55 MHZ) or Tawau Tower (122.5 MHZ) prior to enter Tawau CTR.
2.20.7  Arriving Aircraft Arrangement
2.20.7.1 No simultaneous aircraft movement is allowed either power-in, push back and power-out at the main apron.
2.20.7.2 When Bay 5 is occupied with B762, no aircraft is allowed to be parked at Bay 4, Bay 6 and Bay 6A.
2.20.7.3 When Bay 6 is occupied with AT75, no aircraft is allowed to be parked at Bay 6A.
2.20.7.4 When Bay 6A is occupied with C750, no aircraft are allowed to be parked at Bay 6.
2.20.7.5 When Bay 5 is occupied with Code C aircraft, movement of the aircraft to power-in into Bay 6A is not permitted due to insufficient wing tip clearance.
2.20.8. Taxiway B is restricted to aircraft with an outer main gear wheel span (OMGWS) of 8.9 M and below

WBKW  AD 2.21  NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES

NIL

WBKW  AD 2.22  FLIGHT PROCEDURES

2.22.1  Communication Failure Procedure

In the event of communication failure, the pilot shall act in accordance with the communication failure procedures as published in Malaysian AIP, ENR 1.6-3, Para 1.6.2.1.

WBKW  AD 2.23  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

2.23.1  Bird Concentration In The Vicinity Of The Airport
2.23.1.1 Presence of birds at the aerodrome. Pilots to exercise caution while landing and take-off.
2.23.2  Backtrack on RWY
2.23.2.1 No backtrack on RWY. (No Wheel lock Turn)
2.23.3. Aiming point marking is located 400 M from the threshold of RWY 06 / RWY 24 and is not coincident with the PAPI slope origin.

WBKW  AD 2.24  CHARTS RELATED TO AN AERODROME

Chart name

Page

AERODROME/HELIPORT CHART (WBKW) - ICAO

AD 2-WBKW-2-1

AIRCRAFT PARKING/DOCKING CHART - ICAO

AD 2-WBKW-2-3

AERODROME GROUND MOVEMENT CHART (WBKW) - ICAO

AD 2-WBKW-2-5

AERODROME OBSTACLE CHART - ICAO (TYPE A)

AD 2-WBKW-3-1

TAWAU CONTROL ZONE AND HOLDING AREAS

AD 2-WBKW-4-1

ATC SURVEILLANCE MINIMUM ALTITUDE CHART

AD 2-WBKW-4-3

STANDARD DEPARTURE CHART - ICAO - RWY 06/24 TAWAU RADAR 1

AD 2-WBKW-6-1

STANDARD DEPARTURE CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 BAXAL 1A AGIGI 1A AKDEM 1A TAWAU 1A

AD 2-WBKW-6-3

STANDARD DEPARTURE CHART - ICAO - RWY 06 TAWAU 1B BAXAL 1B BILUK 1B

AD 2-WBKW-6-5

STANDARD ARRIVAL CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 (RNAV) AGIGI 1C ANGUR 1A BILUK 1A BAXAL 1C

AD 2-WBKW-7-1

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 06 VOR

AD 2-WBKW-8-1

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 VOR

AD 2-WBKW-8-3

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 ILS OR LOC

AD 2-WBKW-8-5

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 06 RNP Z (AR)

AD 2-WBKW-8-7

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 06 RNP Z (AR) (TABULAR 1)

AD 2-WBKW-8-8

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 06 RNP Z (AR) (TABULAR 2)

AD 2-WBKW-8-9

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 RNP Z (AR)

AD 2-WBKW-8-11

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 RNP Z (AR) (TABULAR 1)

AD 2-WBKW-8-12

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 RNP Z (AR) (TABULAR 2)

AD 2-WBKW-8-13

INSTRUMENT APPROACH CHART - ICAO - RWY 24 RNP Z (AR) (TABULAR 3)

AD 2-WBKW-8-14