Viable, simultaneous operation of Santa Lucía airport with AICM

Viable, simultaneous operation of Santa Lucía airport with AICM

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Viable, simultaneous operation of Santa Lucía airport with AICM

Roberto Valadez

Mexico City / 08.17.2021 20:31:50

The Ministry of Communications and Transportation (SCT) reported that the studies of the integration of the Mexican Airport System revealed that all arrival and departure routes from the Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), located at the Santa Lucía air base, are fully viable for simultaneous operation with the Mexico City International Airport (AICM) and Toluca.

In a statement, the agency indicated that in this way vertical and lateral separations are maintained in accordance with the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

“The various Scenario analysis and evaluations showed that the new routes comply with national and international regulations and they guarantee the safety and efficiency of air operations, as well as other benefits to the environment that allow reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, even during periods of bad weather that currently occur in the Valley of Mexico ”, he said. the SCT.

The presentation of the airworthiness studies was carried out by the unit aforementioned, in addition to the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena), the Federal Agency of Civil Aviation (AFAC) and Services to Navigation in the Airspace (Seneam).

“The meeting counted with the participation of key industry players, such as Navblue, a subsidiary of Airbus, ICAO, the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the National Air Transport Chamber (Canaero), the College of Airmen Pilots and the College of Aeronautical Engineers ”, among others, detailed the SCT .

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