Test Your AVsavvy: Schedule issues for RKSS? (Feb. 8)

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Here’s another chance to test your “AVsavvy”.

Suppose you are traveling from RJCC to RKSS with 27 passengers and a proposed RKSS ETA of 2215 local.

RJCC Information:

ALTHOUGH AIRPORT IS OPEN BETWEEN 0700-2200 LT LOCAL TIME, INT’L GENERAL AVIATION FLIGHTS ARE BANNED
BETWEEN 0700-0830 LT AND 2100-2200 LT.

FROM DEC 01-MAR 31, THE EARLIEST ARRIVAL TIME RECOMMENDED BY JCAB IS 1100 LT DUE SNOW REMOVAL WORK BTN 0530-1100 LT.
ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES BTN 0830-1059 LT WILL BE APPROVED DEPENDING ON SPOT CONDITION ON OPERATION DATE.

SLOTS AT HIGH SEASONS (SUMMER VACATION, WINTER SNOW FESTIVAL (FEB)), ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.

STAGE 2 AIRCRAFT CANNOT OPERATE AT THIS AIRPORT. ALL AIRCRAFT OPERATING TO JAPAN MUST BE ICAO STAGE 3 (OR ABOVE) CERTIFIED.

THIS AIRPORT HAS JASDF (JAPAN AIR SELF DEFENCE FORCES) AIR BASE ON ITS SIDE. DUE TO NATIONAL DEFENCE REASONS, JASDF RESTRICTS
OPERATIONS BY AIR ORERATORS (ACFT OWNERS) OF EASTERN BLOC COUNTRIES SUCH AS FORMER SOVIET UNION COUNTRIES, CHINA (MAINLAND CHINA,
HONG KONG, MACAU, TAIWAN, AND EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. THE HOURS FOR THESE OPERATORS ARE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
-MON: NOT AVAILABLE
-TUE: 1200L-1600L ONLY
-WED: 1200L-1600L ONLY
-THU: NOT AVAILABLE
-FRI: 1700L-2100L
-SAT: 0830L-2100L
-SUN: 0830L-2100L

RKSS Information:

AIRPORT HOURS OF OPERATION ARE 06:00-23:00 LT, MONDAY TO SUNDAY.
AIRCRAFT RESTRICTED FROM OPERATING TO SEOUL/RKSS ARE:
– A/C WITH A CAPACITY OF MORE THAN 20 PASSENGERS,
SEOUL/RKSS ACCEPTS INT’L ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES FROM 0700-2200 LT
AS DETAILED BELOW:
– OPERATION HOURS ARE NOT FLEXIBLE. NO OVERTIME IS AVAILABLE OUTSIDE
OF NORMAL OPERATION HOURS.
– ARRIVALS: IF ARRIVAL TIME IS DELAYED AFTER 22:00 LT, THE AIRCRAFT
WILL HAVE TO LAND AT INCHEON/RKSI WITH NO EXCEPTIONS.
– DEPARTURE: IF DEPARTURE TIME IS DELAYED FOR ANY REASON AFTER
22:00 LT, THERE ARE ONLY TWO OPTIONS:
1. REPOSITION THE AIRCRAFT TO INCHEON/RKSI TO PICK
UP PASSENGERS.
2. DEPART FROM RKSS THE NEXT DAY AFTER 07:00 LT.
C.I.Q OPENS AT 07:00 LT, PRE-FLIGHT PREPARATION
USUALLY TAKES MORE THAN AN HOUR, ACTUAL DEPARTURE
COULD BE AFTER 08:30 LT, ESPECIALLY FOR INT’L DEPARTURES.
– ANY AIRCRAFT DELAYED BEYOND NORMAL HOURS MUST DIVERT TO RKSI.
THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE OPERATING HOURS REGULATION, NOT
EVEN FOR VIP. SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.
– IT IS ADVISED THAT AIRCRAFT LAND/DEPART GIMPO/RKSS NO LATER THAN
21:00 LT TO AVOID A CONFLICT WITH THE AIRPORT OPERATION HOURS

Based on the above information, which option below is correct? Answer below and come back next Friday to see if you got the answer right!

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