EHLE – Lelystad Airport

General

  • Circuit altitude is 687 ft AMSL (700 ft AAL).
  • Leaving the circuit is only allowed via the designated exits (see chart).
  • Entering the circuit is only allowed via entry point Sierra

Maximum number of aircraft in the circuit

  • Visibility more than 5 km: 6.
  • Visibility more than 4 km: 5.
  • Visibility between 4 km and 3 km: 4.
  • Visibility more than 3 km: 3.

RT Procedures

  • Pilots are mandated to report “FINAL FULL STOP” (FINAL TOUCH AND GO), when the visibility is less than 3 km “DOWNWIND” and “TURNING FINAL” also have to be reported.
  • Pilots are mandated to report “turning off radio” or “switching off” to Lelystad radio when shutting down the aircraft.
  • Arriving aircraft who’s operational limits do not allow for flying the published circuit are allowed to execute a straight-in approach. This has to be reported well in advance to Lelystad Radio. If the aircraft is established for landing “FINAL STRAIGHT IN, 2 MINUTS OUT” is also reported.
  • VFR-flights have to remain outside of the Schiphol TMA.

ATC communications

Arrival

Pilot: “Lelystad Radio, PH-ABC estimating SIERRA in one minute. Request aerodrome information.”

EHLE_TWR: “PH-ABC, Lelystad Radio runway 23 Lefthand circuit (or runway 05, righthand circuit)”

Pilot: “Runway 23 Lefthand circuit (or runway 05, righthand circuit), PH-ABC.”

Pilot: “PH-ABC, overhead SIERRA 700 ft”

Pilot: “PH-ABC, final full stop (or final touch and go)”

Pilot: “PH-ABC, switching off”

Departure

Pilot: “Lelystad Radio, PH-ABC”

EHLE_TWR: “PH-ABC, Lelystad Radio go ahead”

Pilot: “PH-ABC, VFR to Rotterdam, 1 person on board, captainsname is Bakker, request aerodrome information.”

EHLE_TWR: “PH-ABC, QNH 1013, Runway 23 Lefthand circuit (or Runway 05 righthand)”

Pilot: “QNH 1013, Runway 23 Lefthand circuit (or Runway 05 righthand), PH-ABC”

Optional

Pilot: “PH-ABC lining up runway 23 (or 05)”

Pilot: “PH-ABC leaving the circuit”

Pilot: “PH-ABC leaving your frequency.”