- 1 Introduction
- 2 Coverage and topography
- 3 Bearing track and radial
- 4 Aeronautical data
- 5 STAR Designators
- 6 Example of STAR chart
- 7 See also
- 8 Reference
- 9 Author
This chart shall provide the flight crew with information to enable it to comply with the designated standard instrument arrival route from the en-route phase to the approach phase.
The chart shall be identified by the name of the city or town or area which the aerodrome serves.
Coverage and topography
The coverage of the chart shall be sufficient to indicate the points where the en-route phase ends and the approach phase begins.
Bearing track and radial
Bearings, tracks and radials are magnetic. Where bearings and tracks are additionally provided as true values for RNAV segments, they shall be shown in parentheses to the nearest tenth of a degree.
The aerodrome of landing shall be shown by the runway pattern.
Prohibited, restricted and danger areas
Minimum sector altitude
The established minimum sector altitude, based on a navigation aid associated with the procedure, shall be shown with a clear indication of the sector to which it applies.
Air traffic services system
The components shall comprise the following: 1) a graphic portrayal of each standard arrival route, including
- route designator
- significant points defining the route
- track or radial to the nearest degree along each segment of the route
- distances to the nearest kilometer or nautical mile between significant points
- minimum obstacle clearance altitudes, along the route or route segments and altitudes required by the procedure to the nearest higher 50 m or 100 ft and flight level restrictions where established
- where the chart is drawn to scale and vectoring on arrival is provided, established minimum vectoring altitudes to the nearest higher 50 m or 100 ft, clearly identified
2) the radio navigation aid(s) associated with the route(s) including:
- plain language name;
- geographical coordinates in degrees, minutes and seconds;
- for DME, the channel
3) the name-codes of the significant points not marked by the position of a radio navigation aid, their geographical coordinates in degrees, minutes and seconds and the bearing to the nearest tenth of a degree and distance to the nearest two-tenths of a kilometer (tenth of a nautical mile) from the reference radio navigation aid 4) the applicable holding patterns 5) the transition altitude/height to the nearest higher 300 m or 1000ft 6) the position and height of close-in obstacles which penetrate the obstacle identification surface (OIS) 7) the area speed restrictions, where established 8) the designation of the navigation specification(s) including any limitations, where established 9) all compulsory and “on-request” reporting points 10) radio communication procedures, including:
- call sign(s) of ATS unit(s);
- transponder setting, where appropriate
11) an indication of “flyover” significant points
The system of designators shall:
- permit the identification of each route in a simple and unambiguous manner
- make a clear distinction between departure routes and arrival routes, departure or arrival routes and other ATS routes, routes requiring navigation by reference to ground based radio aids or self-contained airborne aids, and routes requiring navigation by visual reference to the ground
- be compatible with ATS and aircraft data processing and display requirements
- be of utmost brevity in its operational application
- avoid redundancy
- provide sufficient possibility for extension to cater for any future requirements without the need for fundamental changes
The coded designator of a standard departure or arrival route shall consist of:
- a coded indicator or named code of the significant point of the procedure, followed by
- a validity indicator, followed by
- a route indicator (optional and where required) followed by
- the word “arrival” for the plain language designator, followed by
- the word “visual” for the plain language designator, if the route has been established for use by aircraft operating in accordance with the visual flight rules (VFR)
Coded designator: AKAMO 1 D Plain language designator: AKAMO ONE DELTA ARRIVAL Coded designator: CARMN 4 Plain language designator: CAMRN FOUR ARRIVAL Coded designator: LMG 6 K
Plain language designator: LIMOGES 6 KILO ARRIVAL
Example of STAR chart
- ICAO Documentation 8168 - Aircraft Operations - Volume I - Flight Procedures - 6th Edition 2010 - Section 3 - Chapter 4.2
- ICAO Documentation Annex 11 - Air Traffic Services - 14th Edition - July 2016 - Appendix 3
- VID 150259 - Creation
- VID 150259 - Wiki integration
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