VATPAC invites you to the next rendition of our newest quarterly event where we explore the Pacific Islands within VATPAC Airspace. On the last Friday of each quarter you can expect to be invited to fly routes across Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia and many other islands in our very own backyard
This quarter we are exploring the beautiful islands of Papua New Guinea. We invite you to fly to, from, and around Port Moresby Jacksons International (AYPY) between 0800z - 1200z on Friday the 24th of June 2022.
Port Moresby International Airport is the nation's largest and busiest airport; home to Air Niugini and PNG Air, as well as hosting flights from Qantas/QantasLink, Virgin Australia, Philippine Airlines and even Pacific Air Express for cargo just to name a few!
VATPAC recommends the following routes for pilots flying to and from the nominated airfield.
ROUTE: CS ZANEY R210 LENAK SAKTO PY
AYPY - YBCS:
ROUTE: DCT PY R210 ZANEY CS DCT
Pilots are also welcome to fly to and from other aerodromes, inbound to Port Moresby, throughout the event.
Positions during Pacific Connect are NOT rostered. As such, any controllers who wish to control this event are encouraged to log on early to secure their spot! Be sure to float around on the Discord to check when positions become available!
Non-standard positions may be opened depending on traffic level. Please see a C3 or Senior Staff member for authorization to open them!
Please note: some scenery details for AYPY are not reflected in certain simulators. As such, you may recieve some aircraft requesting different taxi instructions, or taxing "on the grass" on your scope.