EDDV - Hannover
Before Connecting to VATSIM
Please make sure you have a current version of your Navdata and a valid route.
- Parking positions named with A are for heavy aircraft
- Parking positions named with R are taxi-out positions, pushback is not required
Delivery – Clearance (Start-up and Enroute Clearance)
When requesting your “Clearance” in Germany, you will always receive “start-up” and your IFR (Enroute) Clearance – “start-up” does not mean that you are allowed to pushback.
- Valid routes are available at https://grd.aero-nav.com/
- Always check the current ATIS!
- Inform the controller if you have a preferred runway for depature
- You should only request your clearance when you are ready for pushback within the next 5 minutes.
- You can also receive your clearance via Datalink (https://www.hoppie.nl/pub/) if it is stated in the Controller Info. Please state your preferred Runway with your Datalink request.
- The controller will tell you the SID, the initial climb and the squawk. (Pen and Paper might be useful)
Eurowings4345, Information X, request start-up and enroute clearance
||G / H
Ground – Pushback
As the apron in Hannover is not the biggest, it is even more important that you only request pushback when you are able to start it immediately after receiving the approval. To keep a good flow of traffic ATC might instruct you to do a specific pushback-routing (e.g. into another taxiway, push and then pull forward, etc.) Always report when unable or if you do not understand the instruction.
- Set your assigned squawk and turn on your transponder before offblock
- Be ready for taxi as soon as possible to avoid delay for other aircraft
Ground – Taxi
During taxi the controller might tell you to hold short of certain taxiways or give way to other aircrafts. To not cause any conflicts it is very important to follow the instructions correctly or to ask if you are unsure what to do. All taxi routings for departures out of runway 09L/27R will cross 09C/27C, hold short of this runway if no clearance for crossing is given!
Tower/Radar – Departure
Do not climb above your initial climb until advised by ATC!
When airborne contact the Departure Controller on the Frequency stated in the ATIS, the charts or that was given to you by the Delivery Controller! You will not receive a handoff by Tower.
Radar – Descend
Always check the ATIS and report the current letter to the Arrival Controller during your initial call. In the ATIS you will find the active landing runway and the approach type you can expect. During the initial descend Bremen Radar will assign the appropriate STARs or Transitions.
At the IAF ROBEG, NIE, CEL or SAS (DLE) you might get cleared for a transition to final depending on the traffic situation. The transitions are designed as open downwind transitions, so expect vectors to the final!
Designator P is used for runway 27L / 27R while Designator R is used for runway 09R / 09L
Depending on the runway in use, you can expect the following holdings if they are required. You can find all holdings at the arrival chart as well!
|Waypoint||Course and turns||Runway|
|09L / 09R|
|27L / 27R|
|27L / 27R|
|09L / 09R|
Continuous Descent Operation (CDO)
Out of the following waypoints, CDO arrivals are available: ESTAD, OBATU, HLZ, KUGAV, WRB, TOLTA. Each runway has it's own designator for the arrival. Report if you are unable to comply with the restriction on the procedure.
The procedure is assigned by ATC only! You are only allowed to fly it as CDO if you are cleared for "transition and profile".
Arrival – Approach
When contacting Hannover Director report your Callsign only!
In periods of low traffic, expect shortcuts to one of the DVxxx Waypoints or radar vectors. Be prepared!
Tower – Landing
Expedite vacating the runway. Contact the ground/apron controller only when instructed to do so!
During taxi the controller might tell you to hold short of certain taxiways or give way to other aircrafts. To not cause any conflicts it is very important to follow the instructions correctly or to ask if you are unsure what to do!
As you can see on the map Hannover has 7 Visual Reporting Points (VRPs). When entering or leaving the CTR please use the VRPs. State your desired VRP when contacting ATC.