ARTICLE II


AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL



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3-021.00 Approaching Aircraft


    A.         All approaching aircraft will conform with the traffic for the active runway. The active runway will be determined by contacting Unicom (122.8) for field advisory and/or reference to the landing direction indicator (LDI).

    B.         Approaching aircraft and local traffic will use standard left-hand patterns for both runways.

    C.         Entry will be made at a forty-five degree angle to the down-wind leg.

    D.         Entry may also be made at a forty-five degree angle to the upwind leg for aircraft approaching from the right of the active runway.

    E.         Aircraft making a straight-in approach will determine visually and by radio that such an approach will not interfere with any aircraft making a standard traffic pattern.

    F.         Said aircraft making a straight-in approach will announce such intentions on the radio to other aircraft in the traffic pattern. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-022.00 Departing Aircraft


    A.         All departing aircraft shall use the active runway in use at the time.

    B.         Departing aircraft remaining in the traffic pattern will make standard left-hand traffic pattern. For aircraft departing south, maintain a straight-out climb to one thousand feet (1,000 ft.), then a left or right-hand turn may be made. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-023.00 Traffic Pattern Altitude


    Traffic pattern altitude will be eight hundred feet (800 ft.), except that high performance aircraft requiring a higher level will use one thousand three hundred feet (1,300 ft.). The downwind leg for light aircraft will be one-half mile from runway; for high performance aircraft one mile from runway. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-024.00 Taxi Speeds


    Taxi speeds on the runway will be such that the aircraft can stop in thirty feet (30 ft.) and ten feet (10 ft.) on the ramp, approximately fifteen miles per hour (15 mph) and five miles per hour (5 mph), respectively. Pilots are reminded to exercise extreme caution while maneuvering in the ramp area due to other aircraft and vehicular traffic. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-025.00 Acrobatic Flight; Skydiving


    Acrobatic flight as defined in FAR 91.71 and skydiving are prohibited within the airfield boundaries except with FAA [Federal Aviation Administration] waiver in conjunction with an approved air show or demonstration. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-026.00 Runup



    Runup will be done at a forty-five degree angle to ramp, taxiway or runway with tail toward grass. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-027.00 Calm Wind Runway


    The calm wind runway will be Runway 17. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-028.00 UNICOM


    This airport has UNICOM (122.8 MHZ). (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-029.00 Clearance


    Pilots are reminded that an announcement of intent to depart or land is not clearance. Each pilot shall visually clear the area before takeoff or landing. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-030.00 Landing Pattern


    Altitudes - High performance aircraft, one thousand three hundred feet (1,300 ft.); all other aircraft, eight hundred feet (800 ft.). (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)
EDITORIAL NOTE:
A copy of the approach patten and angles of approach is on file with the Secretary of the Police Jury.

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3-031.00 Takeoff Pattern


    Aircraft departing shall use a left or right-hand turnout after leaving one thousand feet (1,000 ft.). (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

EDITORIAL NOTE: A copy of the takeoff pattern and angles of turn is on file with the Secretary of the Police Jury.

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3-032.00 Monitoring Of Implementation Of Provisions


    The monitoring of the implementation of this Article is vested in the Board of Commissioners of Airport Authority No. 1. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-033.00 Authority To Establish Regulations


    The St. Tammany Parish Council herewith delegates, authorizes and empowers the Board of Airport Authority No. 1 to establish and promulgate regulations consistent herewith. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)

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3-034.00 Penalty For Violation


    It shall be unlawful to violate any of the terms and provisions hereof and shall constitute a misdemeanor punishable as is contained in Section 1-008.0 of the Code of Ordinances. (Ord. No. 81-192, adopted 05/07/81)