STAR chart explanation[PDF]
This document will explain the standard arrivals charts named STAR charts. These charts are used when performing an IFR arrival to the considered airfield. This document will show you some commented examples.
Head of document
The head of document will tell you the type of chart, the name and ICAO code of the applicable airfield.
Procedural charts: STAR route and constraints
In the centre of the chart, there is the real STAR route to follow.
The STAR depicted is named and the runway is written (on some charts, the runway is found only on the document head).
Charted altitude/flight level restriction
|Definition||Representation Altitude||Representation Flight Level|
|At or Above altitude||5000||FL70|
|At or Below altitude||____
|Recommended procedure altitude||4000||FL90|
|Expected altitude||Expect 6000||Expect FL80|
Hereunder, you can see the extract of the STAR chart of LJLJ airport.
The air controlling unit has given to the pilot the AKELU2M arrival. We show you the elements to take into account:
A holding at the IAF is mandatory for any pilot who has not received an approach clearance or any clearance to continue after the IAF.
- ICAO documentation Annex 4 - Aeronautical Charts - 11th Edition July 2009
- VID 150259 - Creation
- VID 256272 - Wiki Integration
DATE OF SUBMISSION
- 00:47, 14 May 2021
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- The content of this documentation is intended for aviation simulation only and must not be used for real aviation operations.