Part 1 — 

GEN 0  

GEN 0.1  Preface

1. Name of the publishing organization

NAV Portugal, E.P.E. (NAV-EPE). On behalf of Portuguese State.

2. Applicable ICAO documents

The Aeronautical Information Publication (AIP) has been prepared in accordance with the standards and recommended practices of Annex 15 to the Chicago Convention and DOC 10066, PANS-AIM - Procedures for Air Navigation Services - Aeronautical Information Management.

Charts contained in the AIP are produced in accordance with Annex 4 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation and the ICAO Aeronautical Chart Manual (Doc 8697).

Differences are given in subsection GEN-1.7

3. Publication Media

The Portuguese AIP is published only in electronic form (eAIP), for use in international and national operations. It is issued in English language and available on the AIS website:

For Details see GEN 3.1

4. The AIP structure and established regular amendment interval

4.1 The AIP structure

The AIP is divided into three parts, General (GEN), En-route (ENR) and Aerodromes (AD), each divided into sections and subsections as applicable containing various types of information subjects.

Part 1 - General (GEN)

Part 1 consists of five sections containing information as briefly described hereafter.

GEN 0. Preface; Record of AIP Amendments; Record of AIP Supplements; Checklist of AIP pages; List of hand amendments to the AIP; and Table of Contents to Part 1.

GEN 1. NATIONAL REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS - Designated authorities; Entry, transit and departure of aircraft; Entry, transit and departure of passengers and crew; Entry, transit and departure of cargo; Aircraft instruments, equipment and flight documents; Summary of national regulations and international agreements/conventions; and Differences from ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and Procedures.

GEN 2. TABLES AND CODES - Measuring system, aircraft markings, holidays; Abbreviations used in AIS publications; Chart symbols; Location indicators; List of radio navigation aids; Conversion tables and Sunrise/Sunset tables.

GEN 3. SERVICES - Aeronautical information services; Aeronautical charts; Air traffic services; Communication services; Meteorological services; and Search and rescue.

GEN 4. CHARGES FOR AERODROMES/HELIPORTS AND AIR NAVIGATION SERVICES - Aerodrome/heliport charges; and Air navigation services charges.

Part 2 - En-Route (ENR)

Part 2 consists of seven sections containing information as briefly described hereafter.


ENR 1. General rules and procedures - General rules; Visual flight rules; Instrument flight rules; ATS airspace classification; Holding, approach and departure procedures; Radar services and procedures; Altimeter setting procedures; Regional supplementary procedures; Air traffic flow management; Flight planning; Addressing of flight plan messages; Interception of civil aircraft; Unlawful interference; and Air traffic incidents.

ENR 2. AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES AIRSPACE - Detailed description of FIR, RVSM, TMA and Other regulated airspace

ENR 3. ATS ROUTES - Detailed description of Lower ATS routes; Upper ATS routes; Area navigation (RNAV) routes; Helicopter routes; Other routes; and En-route holding

ENR 4. RADIO NAVIGATION AIDS/SYSTEMS - Radio navigation aids - en-route; Special navigation systems; Global Navigation Satellite Systems; Name-code designators for significant points; and Aeronautical ground lights - en-route.

ENR 5. NAVIGATION WARNINGS - Prohibited, restricted and danger areas; Military exercise and training areas; Other activities of a dangerous nature; Air navigation obstacles en-route; Aerial sporting and recreational activities; Bird migration and areas with sensitive fauna; and other potential hazards.

ENR 6. EN-ROUTE CHARTS - En-route Chart - ICAO and index charts

Part 3 - Aerodromes (AD)

Part 3 consists of three sections containing information as briefly described hereafter.


AD 1. AERODROMES/HELIPORTS - Introduction - Aerodrome/Heliport availability; Rescue and fire fighting services and snow plan; Index to aerodromes and heliports and Grouping of aerodromes/heliports.

AD 2. AERODROMES - Detailed information about aerodromes, including helicopter landing areas, if located at the aerodromes listed under 24 subsections.

4.2 Regular amendment interval

Regular amendments are published whenever required, one day after AIRAC Amendments effective date.

5. Copyright Policy

Copyright 2004 NAV Portugal, E.P.E.

Redistribution and copying of the contents of this publication only by prior agreement with NAV Portugal, E.P.E.

6. Service to contact in case of detected AIP errors or omissions

In the compliance of the AIP, care has been take to ensure that the information contained therein is accurate and complete. Any errors or omissions which may nevertheless be detected as well as any correspondence concerning the Aeronautical Information Products and Services, should be referred to:

NAV Portugal, E.P.E.
Serviço de Informação Aeronáutica (AIS)
Centro de Controlo de Tráfego Aéreo de Lisboa
Rua C, Edifício 118
Aeroporto de Lisboa
1700-007 LISBOA

Tel:+351 218553506

Tel:+351 218553696 (management)