Aeronautical Information Publication

Slovak Republic


LPS SR, š. p.

Part 1 — PART 1 - GENERAL (GEN)

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Note: The following sections in this chapter are intentionally left blank: GEN 0.3, GEN 0.4, GEN 0.5.


0.1.1  Name of the publishing authority

The Aeronautical Information Publication of the Slovak Republic (AIP S. R.) is published by Letové prevádzkové služby Slovenskej republiky, štátny podnik by Aeronautical Information Services of the Slovak Republic.

0.1.2  Applicable ICAO documents

The AIP S. R. is prepared in accordance with the Standards and Recommended Practices (SARP) of Annex 15 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation and the ICAO Doc 8126 Aeronautical Information Services Manual.
Charts contained in the AIP S. R. are produced in accordance with Annex 4 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation and the ICAO Doc 8697 Aeronautical Chart Manual.
Differences between national regulations and practices related to ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and Procedures are given in subsection GEN 1.7.

0.1.3  The AIP structure and established regular amendment interval The AIP S. R. structure

The AIP forms part of the Integrated Aeronautical Information Package. The principal AIP structure is shown in a graphic form on the page GEN 0.1-4.

The AIP S. R. is issued in three Volumes. Publication is made up of three parts - General (GEN), En-route (ENR) and Aerodromes (AD). Each part is devided into sections and subsections as applicable, containing various types of information subjects.

Part GEN and ENR are inserted into VOL I (paper size A4).
VOL II (paper size A4) consists of part AD, sections AD 0. to AD 3. VOL III (paper size A5) contains section AD 4. VFR Aerodromes which the consequent section of Part 3 - AD. Information included in this volume is published in format, which is a subset of ICAO Doc 8126 Aeronautical Information Services Manual requirements on information/data to be published of each aerodrome.

Note: The AIP Supplements (AIP SUP) are kept as the first item of the AIP S. R. (VOL I). The record of the AIP SUP in force is given in subsection GEN 0.3. This record is revised in connection with AIP Amendments (AIP AMDT), when necessary.

  1. 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; Table of Contents to Part 1.

    Note: Record of AIP Amendments; Record of AIP Supplements; Checklist of AIP pages; List of hand amendments to the AIP is common for all AIP S. R. parts.

    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; Differences from ICAO Standards, Recommended Practices and Procedures.

    GEN 2. Tables and codes: Measuring system; Aircraft markings; Public holidays; Abbreviations used in AIS publications; Chart symbols; Location indicators; Radio navigation aids; Conversion tables; Sunrise/Sunset tables.

    GEN 3. Services: Aeronautical information services; Aeronautical charts; Air traffic services (ATS); Telecommunication services; Meteorological services; Search and Rescue.

    GEN 4. Charges for aerodromes and air navigation services

  2. Part 2 - En-route (ENR)

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

    ENR 0. - Preface: Table of Contents to Part 2.

    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 (ATFM); Flight planning;  Addressing of flight plan messages; Interception of civil aircraft; Unlawful interference; Air traffic incidents.

    ENR 2. Air traffic services airspace: Detailed description of Flight information region (FIR); Upper flight information region (UIR); Terminal control areas (TMA); Other regulated airspace.

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

    Note: Other types of routes which are specified in connection with procedures for traffic to/from aerodromes are described in the relevant sections and subsections of Part 3 - Aerodromes.

    ENR 4. Radio navigation aids/systems: Radio navigation aids - en-route; Special navigation systems; Global navigation satellite system (GNSS); Name-code designators for significant points; Aeronautical ground lights - en-route.

    ENR 5. Navigation warnings: Prohibited, restricted and danger areas; Military exercise and training areas and air defence identification zone; Other activities of a dangerous nature and other potential hazards; Air navigation obstacles - Area 1; Aerial sporting and recreational activities; Bird migration and areas with sensitive fauna.

    ENR 6. En-route charts: En-route - Chart ICAO and index charts.

  3. Part 3 - Aerodromes (AD)

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

    AD 0. - Preface: Table of Contents to Part 3.

    AD 1. Aerodromes - Introduction: Aerodrome availability; Rescue and fire fighting services and Snow plan; Index to aerodromes and heliports; Grouping of aerodromes and heliports; Status of certification of aerodromes and heliports.

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

    AD 3. Heliports: To be developed.

    AD 4. VFR Aerodromes: Information on public aerodromes for domestic traffic and international aerodromes with VFR traffic only permitted. Section AD 4. (paper size A5) is issued as a separate Volume III of the AIP S. R. Regular amendment interval

Amendments to the AIP S. R. are issued in accordance with the established regular interval (see the table below).

Schedule of the AIP AMDT publication dates:

5 JAN 172 FEB 172 MAR 1730 MAR 1727 APR 1725 MAY 1722 JUN 17
20 JUL 1717 AUG 1714 SEP 1712 OCT 179 NOV 177 DEC 174 JAN 18

0.1.4  Service to contact in case of detected AIP errors or omissions

In the compilation of the AIP care has been taken to ensure that the information contained therein is accurate and complete. Any errors and omissions which may nevertheless be detected, as well as any correspodence concerning the Integrated Aeronautical Information Package, should be referred to:

Postal address:

Letové prevádzkové služby Slovenskej republiky, štátny podnik
Aeronautical Information Management Unit
Ivanská cesta 93
823 07 BRATISLAVA 216
Slovak Republic

TEL: +421/2/48 57 26 10,
+421/2/48 57 26 30

FAX: +421/2/48 57 26 15