Questions tagged [chart-supplement]

Chart Supplements (formerly known as "The Airport/Facility Directory" in the United States) contain additional information about airports, seaplane bases, and other aviation facilities which may not be published on aviation charts to conserve space.

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Why is the TPA listed on the Chart Supplement (AF/D) sometimes lower than 1,000 AGL? [duplicate]

I'm looking at B19 in Maine, and it recommends a Traffic Pattern Altitude (TPA) of 995 MSL (800 AGL). Wouldn't 1,000 AGL be safer?
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How to use airport panel information on sectional chart?

In the Chart Supplement, the airport information includes the chart on which the airport is located. It also includes a panel on the chart where the airport is located. How can I use this panel ...
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Where to find the parking coordinates of the aircraft in the Apron?

Is it possible to find out the coordinates of where the aircraft park in an the Apron? I mean some sort of list for each terminal or aeronautical chart. I was thinking about the AIP (Aeronautical ...
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How can pilots obtain runway length information for airports that do not appear in the chart supplement?

How can pilots obtain official runway length information for airports that do not appear in the chart supplement such as private airports?
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What is the traffic pattern altitude at KSQL?

According to some online sources (https://skyvector.com/airport/SQL/San-Carlos-Airport and https://www.airnav.com/airport/KSQL) TPA at San Carlos Airport is 800 ft AGL. However, reading the Chart ...
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Why there is a 'MACH' in this Compressibility Correction Chart?

I couldn't find what 'Mach 1.0' and 'Mach 0.8' are trying to indicate in the middle of the chart. Can anybody explain about this please?
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When is this Class D airspace not Class D airspace?

The Terminal Area Chart (TAC) shows the Class D airspace for Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) view the full TAC. I have highlighted in green the north and south portions of the Class D ...
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Where can I get airport diagrams of non-towered airports?

I'm trying to find a couple of airport diagrams for right now: X26 and X59. Neither of them are listed in the Chart Supplement or on the FAA site. All I could get were those shabby diagrams presented ...
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Which official document lists active airport identifiers?

Is there an official FAA document with which I can find an airport by its identifier code if I do not have a name or location? In the Chart Supplement I can find the airport if I know the city and ...
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What do different runway depictions mean in the Chart Supplement?

I cannot find a digital Chart Supplement (AF/D) glossary. What is the length requirement to depict a runway as a dashed line vs. solid black? The depiction for Melbourne, Florida shows one runway ...
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What does the T in RVR-T stand for?

In the Chart Supplement (A/FD) for CRQ/KCRQ, you will find RVR-T for runway 24. I was wondering what 'T' stands for?
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Are remarks in the Chart Supplement (A/FD) “regulatory” or “advisory”?

StallSpin's answer on the recent question about VFR traffic patterns has got me thinking about the "Remarks" section of the Chart Supplement (formerly the Airport/Facility Directory). We are all ...
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What does the ‡ symbol in the Chart Supplement (A/FD) designate?

In the Chart Supplement there is occasionally a symbol after the operating hours for control towers (and other time information) like what's shown below. What ...
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What does ® mean in the Chart Supplement (A/FD)?

What does the circled r: ® mean in the Chart Supplement (A/FD)? You can see it here to the left of SOCAL APP/DEP CON: